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

British Council Training event, Lithuania – Handout

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.

Review of two books on Interactive Whiteboards in ELTJ

From Whiteboards to Web 2.0: Activating language skills with new technologies Martín Helbling Languages Implementing and Researching Technological Innovation in Language Teaching: The case of Interactive Whiteboards for EFL in French schools Whyte Palgrave Macmillan Few educational technologies are as controversial as the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB). (The rest of the review can be found in … Continue reading Review of two books on Interactive Whiteboards in ELTJ

Making the most of technology in business English – Part two

NEW Article Series – Making the most of technology in business English Part two – Listening and reading With so many digital resources at your fingertips how do you decide which ones to use? In this article series, Pete Sharma looks at ways to integrate technology into your business English classroom by sharing his favourite apps … Continue reading Making the most of technology in business English – Part two

One-month, online course launch: Getting Blended Learning Right

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

iTDi launches new TD modules on using technology

We are delighted to announce the launch of Module 26 in the suite of Teacher Development material from iTDi, entitled: Using digital technology in the classroom Contents 1. An introduction to the digital classroom: theory to practice 2. The Internet as a resource 3. Blogs and wikis 4. Interactive whiteboards 5. Using interactive whiteboards 6. … Continue reading iTDi launches new TD modules on using technology