This week (Mon-Fri inclusive) Macmillan are running a sale on all of their MacEd mobile apps. This includes the premium version of the Sounds app, all 5 IELTS Skills apps, and the Macmillan Diccionario Pocket. Apple and Android versions are
English for Academic Studies – Collaboration Works!
Epigeum. It’s not a name that will automatically be familiar to those of you who know the old faces of UK ELT, but it’s about to launch a brand-new suite of EAP courses for Universities using a radical collaborative publishing
Interested in Writing EFL Material? This new SIG is for You!
It goes without saying that the majority of EFL teachers are also writers. Many of us have ambitions to be published, or (increasingly) to publish themselves, but it’s a big wide world out there and budding writers – with whatever
Macmillan Education – sale week on all apps
Just a quick heads-up to start the week…Macmillan Education is running a sale on all their mobile apps this week. This includes the premium version of the excellent Sounds app, all 5 IELTS Skills apps, and the Macmillan Diccionario Pocket. Apple and Android versions are
McGraw-Hill announces launch of the SmartBook
Investor company Apollo’s recent $2.5bn investment in McGraw-Hill Education is starting to bear fruit. At the International Consumer Electronics show in Las Vegas this month, McGraw-Hill Education gambled on the launch of suite of adaptive learning products for higher education; most interesting among
Enter the Doki…an app that uses a games-like approach to great effect
One of the interesting developments in the past couple of years has been the proliferation of apps for language learning, and it seems everyone is getting in on the act. We have peripheral products, such as OUP’s rather over-priced and
Here comes India’s Aakash…so what’s you’re mobile learning strategy now?
So you’re happy with your iPad? Of course you are. It’s sleek, fashionable and sexy. OK, it has a few irritating niggles. For example, it won’t handle Flash. There’s nowhere to upload files via a USB port, and attaching peripherals
BESIG Stuttgart – Shift Yourself!
Just back from Stuttgart. Another year, another BESIG behind us. Next year’s venue is a closely guarded secret, but for 2012 Stuttgart treated us to two days of unseasonably sunny weather, and the conference was the biggest ever – around
BESIG or TESOL? A fun weekend, either way!
TEFL-ers have a terrible choice to make this week. Do they go to Paris for TESOL, or Stuttgart for BESIG? Stuttgart weather over the weekend is sunny on Saturday and cloudy Sunday, with an average temperature of 11 degrees. Much the same
Gothic Goings-On in Digital ELT
One the great things about digital resources is how easily and quickly they can be adapted to real-time events. This is great for teacher and student alike – rather than plough on with the same old content, suddenly you can