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.

NEW Article Series from OUP – Making the most of technology in business English

NEW Article Series – Making the most of technology in business English Part one - Grammar and Vocabulary 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 … Continue reading NEW Article Series from OUP – Making the most of technology in business English

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

VLEs in Business English

A colleague recently asked me: “Which VLE should I use with my business English students?” This started me thinking that there are, in fact, many ways to support the work that teachers do in the classroom. In this post, I’ll take a look at some of these exciting options. For the complete post, visit: http://oupeltglobalblog.com/2014/03/13/the-value-of-virtual-learning-environments-for-business-english/ … Continue reading VLEs in Business English