I will be travelling quite a bit this year to conferences and schools, speaking about a lifelong teaching passion - the use of video as an educational material.
It is something I've promoted and developed many language learning ideas around - foremost through my work on EnglishCentral.
So enjoy these…Continue
I was speaking with a few teachers this weekend and found out that though they are enthusiastic supporters of EnglishCentral, they didn't know that they could embed EC videos on their moodle and get students practicing the videos right there!
Yes, it is that simple. Put them on a class wiki or your blog. Teachers won't get use of our Teacher Tools or be able to track student progress / get reports without signing up as a…Continue
Much of this content isn't available directly from the main page or might not even show up in…Continue
April 01st we will be hosting the 32nd edition of the ELT Blog Carnival. Post any and all entries HERE
Check out all prior Blog Carnival entries, now nicely archived on the new ELT Blog Carnival site. Make sure to join the…Continue
This is a follow up to my recent: Top 5 Inspirational presentations about Educational Technology.
Over the last decade there have been some great lectures made available…Continue
I've followed with anticipation each time over the years - a new website allowing teachers to make comprehension quizzes for Youtube videos. As the director of Education at EnglishCentral, this is interesting to me because EnglishCentral is working on similar functionality.
There is a long list of sites doing this, going back to…Continue
Over the last 10 years, I've done a heck of a lot of presentations and workshops about technology - the new technological paradigm that is driving / transforming education everywhere. I'm busy getting together my presentations about technology into one place - but for the moment, see many on my…Continue
Creating online gap-filling exercises (also known as cloze tests) is very easy with learnclick.com. Go to Create a Cloze Test. Take any text and paste it into the textbox. Then select a word for which you want to create a gap and click on "Create Gap Word". Once you have created all the words you want to have tested, click on "Show Cloze…Continue
One way to do so is to give out student achievement…Continue
I've just created a PDF booklet, Using Comic Editors with Kids, which is free to download and share at my website, so long as you respect the terms of the CC license.
Comic editors are a great way to get kids writing!