Technology links

Blogs

http://www.topics-mag.com/call/blogs/viewing_blogs.htm

To get an idea of some ways you can use weblogs in ESL/EFL, take a look at various types of weblogs created by both educators and students.

http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/

Brilliantly useful blog for language teachers wishing to incorporate technology into their teaching.

https://www.blogger.com/start

One of the easiest places to start a blog.

Concordancers

http://www.lextutor.ca/concordancers/

Example of an online concordance.

http://ysomeya.hp.infoseek.co.jp/

Business letter concordance.

D-I-Y

http://www.halfbakedsoftware.com/

Suite of software programe inluding six applications. Free only for non-profit educational users when pages are made available on the web. Mac and pc.

http://www.quia.com/

Create activities, games, quizzes and tests for a fee.

Interactive whiteboards

http://www.prometheanworld.com/uk/

Good site for information and demos

http://smarttech.com/

Information on products.

Macmillan English Campus

http://www.macmillanenglishcampus.com/

Video-capture software

http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/

Russell Stannard shows you ‘how’ with lots of useful, free training videos on using technology.

Mind mapping

http://www.imindmap.com/

A time-trial demo is available.

Podcasting

http://www.podomatic.com/

Site for teachers and students to upload their own podcasts.

http://audacity.sourceforge.net/

Open-source cross-platform sound editor and recorder suitable for podcasting.

Virtual learning environments

http://moodleflair.com/moodle/

This is an unfinished site which enables educators to try out some of the features of Moodle.

Wikis

http://www.wikispaces.com/

Site for teachers and students to start their own wiki.

http://elt-wiki.cw.idm.fr/elt-wiki/index.php/Main_Page

Wiki set up by an ELT publisher.

Download the list as a Word document here.

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