Tag Archives: technology

Tools for learning languages #lupgceict2014

  I’ve spent today at University of Leicester talking to Primary PGCE students about using technology as part of a yearly event organised by Doug Dickinson aka @orunner. I took part in the original one and have missed the last two as I was in Switzerland so it was good to be invited back this […]

A beginner’s guide to iPads in the Primary Language classroom #ililc4

My first session at #ililc4 was aimed at beginner users of iPads in the Primary classroom. My presentation is below, and under that I’ll briefly recap the session. You can find helpful links, ideas and tutorials at bit.ly/lisiboipad Beginners guide to iPad in the Primary Language Classroom from Lisa Stevens After looking at some of […]

Reflections on #ililc4

After a week in which my exhaustion was overcome by the enthusiasm of my learners, I’m finally getting around to posting about #ililc4, the cause of said exhaustion. I love #ililc. Every year, I look forward to it, and it’s especially special as I’ve flown back from Switzerland the last two years to speak there. […]

#EDUtalk 3-4-13 – Lisa Stevens

Last Wednesday I was invited to be the guest on Radio Edutalk. EDUtalk is organised by David Noble (@parslad) and John Johnston (@johnjohnston) and encourages people to talk about education, using mobile and web technologies. I was really honoured to be asked and enjoyed the talking about my experiences and thoughts on education.  We talked about my […]

I want to break free – #ILILC3

My first presentation at ICT Links into Languages Conference aka ILILC3 was entitled I want to break free. The blurb promised – In I want to break free  we’ll be looking at ways to break away from ‘chalk and talk’ and involve learners, encouraging them to interact with and demonstrate their understanding as they learn using (mobile) […]

Uso de nuevas tecnologías

An excellent video from Junta de Andalucia about the use of technology. It advises children – ask an adult e.g. your parents to help you find suitable sites don’t give out your personal details playing with your friends, reading and playing sport is fun too be selective about what you play/watch your imagination is the […]

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 […]