I would like to share one of the ideas that most invigorates and informs me as a teacher. The idea of "Student Created Content" or SCC. I borrow the term from UGC or UCC, "user generated/created content" that is the motor of Web 2.0 and the internet.
What is SCC?
It is an approach that tries to simplify the teaching/learning process and equalize the power relationship that exists between…Continue
I hear often from teachers about how video is such a powerful media form to use in the English teaching classroom. But at the same time, I also hear how difficult it can be to actually design a full lesson based around a video(s). So it is a catch 22, it seems.
So should teachers resign…Continue
Earth. It is such an important concept and relationship for students. A must to use in our curriculum, I don't care what you teach. Take the opportunity to do something with your class this Earth Day, this spring! Revel in the gift that she gives, mother earth.
Here are some resources, videos, ideas you might use or that might spark a lesson. Also see our…
Find below some of the most recent resources available.
I've also been asked by a few members to host a webinar about how best to use the community, find things…Continue
Smartphones? They are great! Tablets? They are great, too! But, for what?
It is said that we can reach information with these tools faster. But, which information?
Do you just use them to find out the name of the film or the song which you can’t recall? Or to learn what your friends have eaten for dinner? Or to improve yourself in different areas?
Don’t worry, I am not going to grumble about how technology changed our communication or how asocial we are now. These are not…Continue
We have a great group of teachers sharing professional know how and knowledge on our ELT Professionals LinkedIn Group.
Join in the conversation. Here are some of the most recent popular ones Spring 2015. Get a full archive HERE.
1. How reliable…Continue