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Using technology to improve writing activities

Using technology to improve writing activities | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Anna Silva has been a language teacher for over 20 years in Brazil, teaching in state and language schools. Here she talks about how she uses technology with teenagers to improve their writing. The...
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Innovations in Learning Technologies for English Language Teaching

Innovations in Learning Technologies for English Language Teaching | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
As a regular classroom teacher you will be able to find lesson ideas to adapt to your own contexts; as a teacher trainer, there is a useful overview of the current state of the art in each of the c
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a free downloadable booklet from the British Council 

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Classroom tech: A history of hype and disappointment

Classroom tech: A history of hype and disappointment | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
For decades, modern technology has promised to change the way children learn, and it has come up short. Will this time be any different?
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a nice overview of edtech across the ages 

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eltpics' albums on Flickr

eltpics' albums on Flickr | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.
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a great collection of creative commons images for teachers by teachers

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The Visual History Of Classroom Technology - Edudemic

The Visual History Of Classroom Technology - Edudemic | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
It's been quite awhile since the early days of classroom technology. However, it's still something worth knowing about as we all race into the future of edtech.
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another advertorial infographic, but still fun - might even have applications in class? 

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21st Century Teaching Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

21st Century Teaching Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
The 21st Century Teaching Infographic infographic shows the benefits of interactive touchscreens in the classroom.
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basically it's an ad for touchscreen technology in the classroom, but it has some interesting factoids and food for thought 

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A beginner's guide to mobile learning in ELT | EnglishAgenda | British Council

A beginner's guide to mobile learning in ELT | EnglishAgenda | British Council | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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an interesting introduction if this is an area you want to explore

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Larry Ferlazzo - Four questions to ask before using an Ed Tech tool | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

Larry Ferlazzo - Four questions to ask before using an Ed Tech tool | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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a simple, succinct summary - definitely worth a read, even if it's just as a reminder

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Using Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Using Technology ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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A must Have Educational Technology Cheat Sheet ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A must Have Educational Technology Cheat Sheet ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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Technology and principles in language teaching

Technology and principles in language teaching | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Over the coming months, I'm going to try and start blogging about a whole range of different websites and technologies that I've been looking at and experimenting with in the classroom, and to offe...
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HUg Dellar offering "a critical eye on technology" - an interesting contribution to the debate about incorporating technology in ELT

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Using technology to improve writing activities

Using technology to improve writing activities | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Anna Silva has been a language teacher for over 20 years in Brazil, teaching in state and language schools. Here she talks about how she uses technology with teenagers to improve their writing. The...
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Please keep trying and sharing. You are so creative!

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The Young Learners Issue #1 – Adam

The Young Learners Issue #1 – Adam | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Leveraging Young Learners’ Use of Technology Young learners born between Generation Y and Z have grown up with technology that helps them engage with a constant flow of information and...
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James Taylor: Integrating technology with pedagogy

James Taylor: Integrating technology with pedagogy | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
"While much is written about integrating technology into the classroom, large parts of the world still do not have reliable internet connections, or no internet connection at all in their schools and classrooms. In which low or no-tech contexts would technology add value or further learning/language aims? How might it be integrated into learning and the classroom?"
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a balanced response to tech evangelising

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The ELT technology hype cycle

The ELT technology hype cycle | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
You may have recently seen the Gartner hype cycle map f…
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an interesting breakdown of current tech trends from an interesting blog which is definitely worth following from an ELT edtech point of view 

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How I see it now: Integrate Technology Effectively (for The 40th ELT Blog Carnival)

How I see it now: Integrate Technology Effectively (for The 40th ELT Blog Carnival) | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
How I see it now: Integrate Technology Effectively (for The 40th ELT... http://t.co/gR1nqdOXBT
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a blog post from teacher/blogger Hana Ticha combining two of my favourite classroom technologies - could be a model for the tech module assignment? 

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An IATEFL LTSIG & GISIG event

An IATEFL LTSIG & GISIG event | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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this makes for fascinating listening, looking at the flip side of technology in a wider educational context

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What Edtech says vs What we hear

What Edtech says vs What we hear | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
If men are from Mars then Edtech is from another galaxy entirely as far as we in ELT are concerned. With their jargon, their suspiciously design industry preoccupation with fonts and UX (user exper...
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translating the edtech jargon for ELT ears 

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Game-Based Learning 1.1: Myths & Mistakes

Game-Based Learning 1.1: Myths & Mistakes | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
In this first instalment of a four-part guest series, David Dodgson talks about some of the misconceptions of GBL and the culture of gaming in general. Dave Dodgson is an EFL teacher working with y...
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the first in a four-part series on game-based learning in the ELT classroom - if you like the first post then keep reading through the series of four! 

 

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Flipped Classroom Visually Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Flipped Classroom Visually Explained for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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Robin Walker on technology in pronunciation teaching | Hancock McDonald ELT

Robin Walker on technology in pronunciation teaching | Hancock McDonald ELT | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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a summary by Mark Hancock of Robin Walker's session at TESOL Spain - some good recommendations (and non recommendations) for pronunciation tools and apps 

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Hugh Dellar on technology and principles | Hancock McDonald ELT

Hugh Dellar on technology and principles | Hancock McDonald ELT | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
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a summary of Hugh Dellar's session at TESOL Spain by Mark Hancock - "a call to pull back to the principle task of English teachers - to teach English".

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Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education

Free online tutorials for learning to use technology and ict in education | Tech issues in ELT | Scoop.it
Free online tutorials for teachers and students. These are step by step camtasia screencasts that take you through a whole range of ict and web2.0 tools.
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