Just read an interesting blogpost by JUtecht "The Thinking Stick"on the value of your online presence, social networking skills and your actual network to your employer ie school and education authority.
" when you are hired to work for a school, you are not the only one working for that school but you bring your social network to that school too, and that social network, that social presence is working for the school as…Continue
Neat little widget from Answers.com. After embedding the widget double clicking on anyword will popup a window which includes a sound file of the word, definitions and fast facts.
Heres what the popup looks like on our school efl network…
Not web2.0 but definitely EFL. 2 programs that my students have enjoyed in the past -
Talkany - very lightweight text to speech program (375kb) which reads out any English or Spanish text pasted in. The user can choose from different fun voices and speeds, such as:
whisper, monotone, robot, boy singing, old woman ... and many more.
There is no need to install the program, simply run it from the link, exellent for kids who need that extra support when…Continue
Hi everyone, long time no see!
This is a crosspost from my new blog http://efl20.blogspot.com
I've been so sidetracked for the last couple of months, translating the Ning platform to Hebrew, setting up a network for my EFL students and kicking off "Edureshet" a social network for Israeli educators (reached 50 members yesterday -…Continue
In the Jewish Faith the New Year falls either in September or October, the date this year is Sept 12th. The reason for the changing date is that the Hebrew Calendar is based both on the moon and solar cycles, similar to the Chinese calendar. The Greeting most commonly used among British Jews, is "Happy New Year, and Well Over The Fast", reminding us of the upcoming fast on the "Day of Atonement".
When I taught EFL, this was an exellent opportunity to learn about other cultures and…Continue