Great afternoon at the Learning Technologies event in Olympia, London, which I enjoyed with long-time collaborator and friend Barney Barrett. Guess Barney and I are classroom teachers at heart, so no surprise that in this age of online learning, our first stop was at a tool which can enrich the classroom, originally derived from the … Continue reading Learning Technologies: visual collaboration system
Technologies and the Classroom 27 June – 1 July, Palanga, Lithuania This was a great event - so good to run my sessions between input from Russell Stannard and Nik Peachey. Here is the 2-page .pdf HANDOUT 30 Practical ideas for using technology for my session: 30 Practical ideas for using digital technology in language teaching.
Great British Council events in Barquisimeto and Maturin. Here's the Handout of the workshop '30 practical ideas for using technology in the language classroom'. 30 Practical ideas for using technology
I don't remember the exact hour of the precise day of which month I got bitten by the Blended Learning bug, but it has been a long and interesting flirtation, through connotation and translation ('co-existencia'), from platform to platform, and recently to research via the flipped classroom......some of the fruits of this labour have been … Continue reading One-month, online course launch: Getting Blended Learning Right
BETT in a nutshell - one-minute report Last Friday I went to the BETT (British Education and Training Technology) show at Excel. In a nutshell: It was overwhelming this year – it seems bigger than ever. That meant the queue at Costa was longer than ever, too IWBs – the number of simultaneous users was … Continue reading BETT in a nutshell – a ‘one-minute’ report
Thanks to everyone who came to my workshop at BESIG Bonn on Saturday - braving the cold and the late hour. Here's the link to an overview of the (so-called) 40 best corporate blogs. http://www.simplyzesty.com/Blog/Article/September-2012/The-40-Best-Corporate-Blogs-In-The-World Great to see everyone - thanks once again to OUP for sponsoring this talk! Photo: Antonio Ponte (Flickr)
BESIG Workshop - Blending print and digital BESIG has just uploaded the teaser for my presentation in Bonn. Click here to see the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gMfefcSMzhw
Saturday 9th November 15.00 – 15.45 Session D7 (45 min) Apptivities for Business English 2: painting the Forth Bridge Increasing numbers of business English students have Smartphones and tablets. Which apps can best help their efforts to learn a language? It is important for business English teachers to see the jewels among the dross. The … Continue reading BESIG Prague – Apptivities: the story continues
The amazing Roadshow has come to an end. Wow. What an experience...... could I ever forget......: Jujuy....how do you PRONOUNCE it? spell it? agonising over whether a carnivore should or shouldn't eat cuddly animals llike llamas...can you resist llama kidneys in white wine...... Salta....agonising over whether sucking coca leaves is (or isn't) legal.... Running (by … Continue reading Roadshow – Argentina: Plenary Handouts
Here's the handout with Rerefences from my Webinar for Macmillan! Happy hunting......