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Infographics in Education: What, Why & How

By Fiona Price –  winner of our “Write for us” competition.   A tech tool I’ve been exploring recently and one I’m really keen to promote is the free online infographic maker by Canva. What is an infographic? The best definition I found comes from Wikipedia: Why Use Infographics ? I made this infographic using a […]

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Classroom Technology : Tool or Toy?

Teacher’s toolbox series Teachers blogging about their favourite tools By Tim Thompson The novelty factor When I talk to educators who are excited about incorporating technology into their classes, I often hear words like “neat” and “cool”. When this happens, my first question is automatically “Neat for whom?”.  Technology in an educational setting, and especially […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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