This is a really interesting bit of food for thought about the coursebooks we work with and the kind of subliminal (or very blatant!) messages that exist in them....John Gray is a very interesting speaker, too - highly recommended!
He may well not remember this, but a long time ago, when I was first starting out on the great merry-go-round that is the ELT talks circuit, Jim Scrivener – the esteemed author of Learning Te... Interesting food for thought...
Integrating Technology for Active Lifelong Learning (IT4ALL) is an informal volunteer network that offers free and low cost professional development workshops for educators on how to use Moodle and integrate technology for active lifelong learners...
TESOL research... This is a bit more meaty and theoretical than most of the sites here, but there are some great speakers and links to academic papers on a range of issues. Best viewed in Google Chrome or Firefox.
Online screen recorder for one-click recording for free. This is a really nice free tool if you want to try out making some recordings that you can share with your learners, or getting them to make some and share them with you! Great for speaking practice homework.
EL Gazette is a bit of an institution - and the great thing about it now is that it's free - sign up and you'll get an email reminder each month. Mostly it's ELT news items from around the world, but there is also sometimes practical stuff in, too.
15 free tools to help you facilitate remote/web-based collaboration. Whether you need basic whiteboarding/brainstorming tools or fully-featured project management applications – you should be able to find a tool or two that's worth checking out.
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