Teacher’s toolbox series Teachers blogging about their favourite tools By Angeles Hergenreder Do you feel your teaching skills need an upgrade? Have you considered the help of smartphones to do so? Their usage is making a huge impact on our lives and that, of course, includes how and where we teach and learn. […]
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WHAT’S UP IN THE CLASSROOM? WHATSAPP!
By Carolina Santarossa & Josefina Castillo Over the last decade, research into second language learning and teaching has focused increasingly on the use of technology in the classroom. The interactive features of multi-media can entice teachers to explore novel ways to engage students more creatively. In this sense, the technological device that is closest to […]
Professional Development with Technology
One teacher’s story on how he developed as a teacher in tandem with technology. David Dodgson describes the evolution of his role as a teacher through experimenting with technology over the years. Read about his experiences within ever-changing environments, utilising whatever tools he had at his disposal, from cassette tapes to interactive whiteboards. This time […]
MOOC’s and M-Learning
Massive Open Online Courses and M-Learning By Aysun GÜNEŞ- Anadolu University Abdullah SAYKILI- Afyon Kocatepe University Claudia RODAS- Northern Arizona University Information is Everywhere Since 2008, MOOCs have been at the forefront of innovation in education and have inspired much discussion and controversy about the nature of “learning”. Many academics […]
Working with Multi-Level Groups
Featuring a pedagogical discussion on working with multi-level groups, with Mike Harrison, Divya Madhavann and Tyson Seburn from the Teacher Development SIG Online Team. I think an important question in the landscape of multi-level instruction is – can the individual needs of all trainees really be taken into account all the […]
Digital Game-Based Learning Trends Around The World
A Content Analysis of Digital Game-Based Learning in the Area of Language Learning & Teaching […]
New Layers of Learning with Google Classroom
Stories from the Google classroom ( 2014 – 2016 ) Home Page Digital writing project using Google Classroom by Carla Arena & Clarissa Bezzera October 2014 was the beginning of a turning point on how students turned in their compositions at Casa Thomas Jefferson, a binational center in Brasilia. It was to transform the way teachers gave […]
Interview with Nicky Hockly About Learning Technologies.
Early adapters of technology are the ones who first come up against unforeseen issues and barriers that threaten to stifle innovation and progress in the classroom. The positive thing about grappling with such challenges is that knowledge gained in the process can be passed onto others who wish to implement innovative teaching […]