Tag Archives: ICT

Are you coming to #ililc4?

Now in its fourth year, ILILC (ICT Links into Languages Conference) takes place at University of Southampton on Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February. Offering something for language teachers of all ages (and language enthusiasts too!) it is not to be missed. So much so that for the last two years I’ve flown in from […]

TeachMeetBrum – Memrise.com

As I now live in Switzerland I can’t be at TeachMeet Brum tonight. To assuage my disappointment, I thought I might appear virtually and therefore prepared a little video presentation on Memrise.com, a really great site that I’m using to learn some German, revise the Catalan I learned at university and to play around in […]

#LanguageWorld2011 – Make it real!

Make it real  Liz Fotheringham,  Use authentic materials to make it real! All sorts of reasons why online resources are particularly useful – one might be that textbooks are out of date as soon as they’re published! See http://lizfotheringham.wordpress.com for slides and links Skills – odd one out skimming and scanning looking for similarities – cognates, […]

Gadget Show Live Professional

I received an invite to the ‘Trade and Press’ preview of the Gadget Show Live, taking place today ahead of the ‘real’ Gadget Show Live that runs from tomorrow until Saturday at NEC. I have to admit that I felt a little out of place as a)I’m not a man b)I wasn’t wearing a suit […]

UPDATE – ‘TeachMeet styley thingy’ #etwpdw

Thanks to Lidija from Croatia, here are some brief highlights of the ‘TeachMeet styley thingy’ at #etwpdw, showing some of the people about whom I blogged earlier this week. Thanks to eagle eyed @joedale for spotting it!

Inspiring Creative Teaching in the MFL classroom.

Today I was part of an ICT and Creativity in MFL day run by Links into Languages West Midlands at Aston University. Below is my presentation about free tools that can be used to enhance language teaching and learning. Inspiring creative teaching View more presentations from Lisa Stevens.

Featured Voki educator!

Thanks to @joedale, I picked up the news yesterday that Voki has a new service.  I’ve never made any secret of my passion for these talking avatars and their uses for a variety of purposes, especially in the classroom. The good news – classroom friendly, ad-free Voki The bad news – you have to pay […]