Click here for PDF version SMARTER SCHOOLS | by Michael Spencer Thereʼs plenty of talk about what to include on a 21st-century skills list, but why students need such skills is a different question. Ever since the late 1990s, “21st-century skills” has been a catch-phrase racketing around the education and business worlds. It continues to do so. Part…
We may not like the term '21st-century skills' but there are many reasons why we have to keep reappraising what our learners need
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inklewriter is a free tool designed to allow anyone to write and publish interactive stories. It’s perfect for writers who want to try out interactivity, but also for teachers and students looking to mix computer skills and creative writing.
Free online English lessons for ICT and ESL students - vocabulary, interactive exercises and tutorials on computers, the Internet, and a wide range of related topics. Learn English words for computer software, hardware and accessories, computing terms, and vocabulary for texting and messaging. Includes IWB resources and free handouts and worksheets for teachers.
We often assume technology language is universal. Make sure your students know the English words for the technology tools and accessories before asking them to use technology.
Welcome to Extreme Language Teaching, the home of adventure, sci-fi and horror materials for English Language Teachers! ExLT is a small independent publishing venture set up by the authors Robert Campbell and Lindsay Clandfield. At this site we will be publishing all kinds of cool e-books, games and activities for the adventure-minded teacher and students.…
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