‘Best Practices for Blended Learning’ launched at IATEFL, Brighton

Best practices for Blended Learning Delighted to say that Barney and I presented our latest book in Brighton at the IATEFL conference earlier this month.

If you would like a .pdf version of the PPT presentation, click here:

IATEFL presentation_lite

To download the Handout, click here:

IATEFL Handout

To download a one-page list of the References:

IATEFL – References

If you wish to buy a copy, you can do so here:

https://www.pavpub.com/best-practices-for-blended-learning/

The book has a lot of online resources on the ETp website. You can download these free resources here:

https://www.etprofessional.com/best-practices-for-blended-learning

Enjoy!

 

Augmented reality and Virtual Reality: Pre-conference event in Brighton

The IATEFL LT-SIG pre-conference event is full!

I’m really delighted to join Shaun Wilden in opening (and closing) the day.

Focussing on Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR), it promises to be a fantastic event!

Here’s the line-up:

The potential for VR and AR in the language classroom – Sarah Rogerson

Gaining a new perspective: the future of VR in Teacher Training and Materials Development – Paul Driver

AR for language training – Tushar Sharma (Blippar)

Back to the future: From Virtual worlds to Virtual Reality – Heike Philp

The reality of VR – Johnathan Dykes

Integrating VR to EFL teaching – Raquel Ribeiro

Wow! I cannot wait….

For more information – visit:

https://conference.iatefl.org/pre-conference_sig_lt.html

Caracas workshop – Handout

30 ideas workshopIn my workshop today at the British Council event in Caracas (English – the way to go)30 Practical ideas for using  digital technologies in ELT– I divided the ideas into four groups: ideas which need IWB software; ideas which need the Internet; those which don’t; and Apps. The same as the workshops on Monday and Tuesday. Here is the Handout. 30 Practical ideas for using technology-new

What a fantastic way to finish the workshop – with singing and dancing! Pretty much the same way all my workshops end, in true Anglo-Saxon tradition….

Digital English Tunisia 2015: 2.0 Sfax

IMG_0832IMG_0833What a brilliant event in Sfax, Tunisia last weekend. Organised by the British Council, we enjoyed great sessions on new technology, lovely teachers, lively discussions and fabulous food. Here’s the conference room just before my opening plenary, and then 10 minutes later…..

My workshop may have broken the world record for words-per-minute, so here – as promised – is the Handout with 21 ideas, linked to a .pdf of screenshots.

Handout 21 Practical ideas for using technology

.pdf of the PPT 21 ideas – 8 slides

Wonderful memories and a great set of new friends.