December 15 9p.m. GMT – What other materials do you use to supplement coursebooks?

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December 15 9p.m. GMT – What other materials do you use to supplement coursebooks?

9:00 pm Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:00 pm ShellTerrell: @sabridv Yay! Hmm just follow along & reply to others #Eltchat 🙂
9:00 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:01 pm sabridv: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:01 pm Marisa_C: If you are new to #ELTchat, ask @ShellTerrell, @riberni or me for help – your moderators for this evening’s chat
9:01 pm DaveDodgson: @sabridv It passes quite quickly – don’t try to follow absolutely every tweet! #ELTchat
9:01 pm ShellTerrell: I like to use multimedia & visuals mostly like videos, images, audio, etc. It appeals to many different learners #Eltchat
9:01 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: If you are new to #ELTchat, ask @ShellTerrell, @riberni or me for help – your moderators for this evening’s chat
9:01 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:01 pm Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell: I like to use multimedia & visuals mostly like videos, images, audio, etc. It appeals to many different learners #Eltchat
9:02 pm harrisonmike: Hi #eltchat for suplementing my ESOL classes here in the UK I really like www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise and www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts
9:02 pm sabridv: #ELTchat I try to use authentic material podcasts, videos, films, news and also some games
9:02 pm sophia: RT @ShellTerrell: Welcome to #ELTChat So what materials do you use to supplement your coursebooks?
9:02 pm juanigncastro: #ELTchat I’m preparing a listening test for my students right now usinghttp://www.eslpod.com/website/index_new.html
9:02 pm Marisa_C: RT @sabridv: #ELTchat I try to use authentic material podcasts, videos, films, news and also some games
9:02 pm ShellTerrell: I enjoy when a coursebook has great supplemental materials on a website or on a CD/ DVD like Global #ELTchat
9:02 pm DaveDodgson: RT @ShellTerrell: I like to use multimedia & visuals mostly like videos, images, audio, etc. It appeals to many different learners #Eltchat
9:02 pm Fuertesun: Evening #eltchat
9:03 pm DaveDodgson: I make a lot of use of my board & marker! #ELTchat
9:03 pm DrSmartEd: @sabridv authentic materials are critical today for the overall learning of our children! Great job! #ELTchat
9:03 pm esolcourses: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:03 pm DrSmartEd: RT @ShellTerrell: I enjoy when a coursebook has great supplemental materials on a website or on a CD/ DVD like Global #ELTchat
9:03 pm Marisa_C: RT @DrSmartEd: @sabridv authentic materials are critical today for the overall learning of our children! Great job! #ELTchat
9:03 pm esolcourses: RT @harrisonmike #eltchat for suplementing my ESOL classes here in the UK I really like www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise and www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts
9:03 pm Marisa_C: RT @DrSmartEd: @sabridv authentic materials are critical today for the overall learning of our children! Great job! #ELTchat > me too
9:03 pm vladkaslniecko: I use materials from internet (news, videos,pics), mainly authentic sometimes slightly adapted for my classes #Eltchat
9:04 pm esolcourses: RT @sabridv: #ELTchat I try to use authentic material podcasts, videos, films, news and also some games
9:04 pm harrisonmike: Metro (free paper in London) is good as the language isn’t as diff as a broadsheet, bt nt so dumbed down http://bit.ly/6hxYEm #eltchat
9:04 pm reasoningmind: @ShellTerrell #ELTchat I agree! Multimedia is great for all types of learners. The blended learning model is catching. www.reasoningmind.org
9:04 pm RMGenie: @ShellTerrell #ELTchat I agree! Multimedia is great for all types of learners. The blended learning model is catching. www.reasoningmind.org
9:04 pm ShellTerrell: @surreallyno Ohhh poor you! I currently don’t use a coursebook either #eltchat
9:04 pm vickyloras: RT @ShellTerrell I enjoy when a coursebook has great supplemental materials on a website or on a CD/ DVD like Global #ELTchat
9:04 pm DavidWarr: @harrisonmike #eltchat, also the Metro paper for current affairs debates?
9:04 pm ShellTerrell: RT @sabridv: Yeah that’s great. Not too many as good as Global #eltchat
9:04 pm Marisa_C: Some great ideas – can you good #ELTchatters suggest some links for supplementary materials? #ELTchat
9:04 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: Some great ideas – can you good #ELTchatters suggest some links for supplementary materials? #ELTchat
9:05 pm ShellTerrell: RT @DavidWarr: @harrisonmike #eltchat, also the Metro paper for current affairs debates?
9:05 pm Fuertesun: RT @vickyloras: RT @ShellTerrell I enjoy when a coursebook has great supplemental materials on a website or on like Global #ELTchat
9:05 pm ShellTerrell: RT @harrisonmike: Metro (free paper in London) is good as the language isn’t as diff as a broadsheet, bt nt so dumbed down http://bit.ly/6hxYEm #eltchat
9:05 pm DrSmartEd: We can teach something like the Three Little Pigs and have it flow into every discipline by using a connected classroom. #ELTchat
9:05 pm Fuertesun: @SueAnnan hi #ELTchat
9:05 pm juanigncastro: RT @esolcourses RT @harrisonmike #eltchat for suplementing my ESOL classes I really like www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise and www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts
9:06 pm harrisonmike: Hear hear. I like to do some drawing if I can (me and the students!) RT @DaveDodgson: I make a lot of use of my board & marker! #ELTchat
9:06 pm Marisa_C: @harrisonmike I love to draw on the board! #ELTchat
9:06 pm SueannaN: RT @Marisa_C: For the next hour my tweets will be dedicated to #ELTchat – please join in the conversation if you are a teacher!
9:06 pm esolcourses: I use my website http://www.esolcourses.com/ & blog http://bit.ly/42UjXM for supplementing my ESOL Classes (shameless plug! 😉 #ELTchat
9:06 pm DavidWarr: @harrisonmike #eltchat yes, they often bring it in themselves, don’t u find?
9:06 pm ShellTerrell: Don’t forget that @kenwilsonlondon recommends the Yahoo page http://bit.ly/diew9J #eltchat
9:06 pm evab2001: anything, magazine pics, colorful pens and paper, films, songs, songs and songs, games, internet resources, short stories #eltchat
9:06 pm vickyloras: A website I use a lot for supplementary materials is www.teachingenglish.co.uk #ELTChat
9:06 pm Fuertesun: @esolcourses I use your website to thx #ELTchat
9:06 pm vladkaslniecko: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/ probably not new for you 🙂 #ELTchat
9:07 pm Fuertesun: RT @evab2001: anything, magazine pics, colorful pens and paper, films, songs, songs and songs, games, internet resources, short stories #eltchat
9:07 pm harrisonmike: @DavidWarr I have encountered that b4, tho a lot of my sts come by bus rather than the train. I don’t collect them too well #eltchat
9:07 pm Fuertesun: @vickyloras yes #ELTChat
9:07 pm DaveDodgson: @harrisonmike Yes – I love doing sketches on the board handing the markers over to students #ELTchat
9:07 pm juanigncastro: #ELTchat I use BBC podcasts to learn myself!! I enjoy “Newspod”, “Best of Today” or “All Things Considered”
9:07 pm Marisa_C: RT @vladkaslnieckohttp://bbc.in/IZaLQ probably not new for you 🙂 #ELTchat thx for link
9:07 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Fuertesun: U tube TEFL Clips great http://bit.ly/uNqTA #eltchat
9:07 pm esolcourses: Another site I really like (especially for higher level learners) is ELLLO – http://www.elllo.org/ #ELTchat
9:07 pm Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell: RT @Fuertesun: U tube TEFL Clips great http://bit.ly/uNqTA #eltchat
9:07 pm ShellTerrell: RT @juanigncastro: #ELTchat I use BBC podcasts to learn myself!! I enjoy “Newspod”, “Best of Today” or “All Things Considered”
9:07 pm vladkaslniecko: @evab2001 yes, I forgot colours! omg, how could I forgot !!! #ELTchat Thanks Eva
9:07 pm bcnpaul1: coming in late to #eltchat. good evening all
9:07 pm ShellTerrell: @juanigncastro Podcasts are a great idea! #Eltchat
9:07 pm Fuertesun: @esolcourses thx don’t know it #ELTchat
9:07 pm vickyloras: RT @esolcourses I use my site http://www.esolcourses.com/ & blog http://bit.ly/42UjXM for sup ESOL Classes (shameless plug! 😉 #ELTchat
9:08 pm harrisonmike: Scrap paper for doodling and plain white or coloured paper #eltchat
9:08 pm Fuertesun: @bcnpaul1 evening #eltchat
9:08 pm Marisa_C: I like www.twurdie.com for finding authentic text at different levels of difficulty #ELTchat
9:08 pm evab2001: enjoying being able 2 use youtube now #eltchat gr8 stuff there
9:08 pm Begabungs: RT @juanigncastro: #ELTchat I use BBC podcasts to learn myself!! I enjoy “Newspod”, “Best of Today” or “All Things Considered”
9:08 pm harrisonmike: @sabridv @Marisa_C found I could draw on the board ok when I did a crocodile in Spain with my YLs! #eltchat
9:08 pm vickyloras: I also use podcasts and other materials from www.spotlightonline.de #ELTChat
9:08 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @evab2001: enjoying being able 2 use youtube now #eltchat gr8 stuff there
9:08 pm DaveDodgson: @juanigncastro I’ve used Fron Our Own Correspondent with 1-1 students – great that there is an article to go with each report #ELTchat
9:08 pm Fuertesun: for kids british council site great #eltchat
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: I have a Youtube channel set-up with different topics- Idioms, etc http://bit.ly/gB7uea #eltchat
9:09 pm DrSmartEd: I use google for any topics that I am covering for any level. Review the sites and then design the lesson from there! #ELTchat
9:09 pm DinaDobrou: Good evening all. #eltchat
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: Agree! RT @Fuertesun: for kids british council site great #eltchat
9:09 pm Marisa_C: RT @esolcourses I use my site http://bit.ly/aWnbSF & blog http://bit.ly/42UjXM for sup ESOL Classes (shameless plug! 😉 #ELTchat
9:09 pm juanigncastro: #ELTchat I also use http://www.listenaminute.com/
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: RT @DrSmartEd: I use google for any topics that I am covering for any level. Review the sites and then design the lesson from there! #ELTchat
9:09 pm Fuertesun: @Fuertesun yes like it #eltchat
9:09 pm Marisa_C: @DinaDobrou Hello Dina and welcome #eltchat
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: RT @juanigncastro: #ELTchat I also use http://www.listenaminute.com/
9:09 pm harrisonmike: I never go into a classroom without coloured pencils, blank paper, dice, phonemic chart nowadays #eltchat
9:09 pm DavidWarr: @vickyloras @esolcourses #eltchat will check it out, thanks, it’s good to use it if u believe in it
9:09 pm vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat
9:09 pm seburnt: @esolcourses Yes, I used elllo.org quite a bit. #eltchat
9:09 pm DinaDobrou: RT @ShellTerrell: I like to use multimedia & visuals mostly like videos, images, audio, etc. It appeals to many different learners #Eltchat
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: RT @DaveDodgson: @juanigncastro I’ve used Fron Our Own Correspondent with 1-1 students – great that there is an article to go with each report #ELTchat
9:09 pm Marisa_C: @harrisonmike As long as it looked like a croc 😀 #eltchat
9:09 pm DaveDodgson: @harrisonmike I’ve been handing out lots of blank paper this wekk for students to create their ‘dream room’ #ELTchat
9:09 pm bcnpaul1: phew – fast & furious #eltchat
9:09 pm SueannaN: English central is good #ELTChat
9:09 pm sabridv: RT @esolcourses: Another site I really like (especially for higher level learners) is ELLLO –http://www.elllo.org/ #ELTchat
9:09 pm DaveDodgson: RT @Fuertesun: for kids british council site great #eltchat
9:09 pm ShellTerrell: Me too! RT @vickyloras: I also use podcasts and other materials from http://bit.ly/h1J2G7 #ELTChat
9:09 pm evab2001: with yls glitter, stickers #eltchat http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/
9:10 pm Fuertesun: RT @vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat yes
9:10 pm Marisa_C: RT @SueAnnan: English central is good #ELTChat That’s a good place for Ss to go on their own too
9:10 pm esolcourses: Another Gr8 site for Pre-Intermediate + … BBCLE’s The Flatmateshttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/flatmates/ #ELTchat
9:10 pm DavidWarr: #eltchat @ShellTerrell great site, will look at it later
9:10 pm vladkaslniecko: @ShellTerrell wow, nice channel Shelly, I really love YouTube 🙂 #ELTChat
9:10 pm DrSmartEd: Unfortunately, cell phones are not permitted in most schools. Did u ever see how creative kids can be in creating movies with them? #ELTchat
9:10 pm Fuertesun: plastic animals, puppets, toys, pictures, for kids clothes for fancy dress etc..#eltchat
9:10 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat
9:11 pm kbakerIEE: We’ve deliver much of our curriculum online w/ google sites…here is a sample unit:http://bit.ly/eQ9sRT #ELTchat #IEE
9:11 pm evab2001: ooops forgotten, any idea from TV, quiz shows, drama shows #eltchat
9:11 pm Marisa_C: RT @Fuertesun: plastic animals, puppets, toys, pictures, for kids clothes for fancy dress etc..#eltchat> these are great!
9:11 pm vickyloras: RT @Marisa_C I like www.twurdie.com for finding authentic text at different levels of difficulty #ELTchat
9:11 pm sabridv: RT @vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat
9:11 pm juanigncastro: 😉 RT @DaveDodgson I’ve used Fron Our Own Correspondent with 1-1 students – great that there is an article to go with each report #ELTchat
9:11 pm esolcourses: RT @ShellTerrell: I have a Youtube channel set-up with different topics- Idioms, etchttp://bit.ly/gB7uea #eltchat
9:11 pm SueannaN: the students imaginations are great tools too #ELTChat
9:11 pm ShellTerrell: Yes! Some of the best materials! RT @Fuertesun: plastic animals, puppets, toys, pictures, for kids clothes for fancy dress etc..#eltchat
9:11 pm lolonagi: http://bit.ly/hm46yA check out the activities page #eltchat
9:11 pm seburnt: Most of the time, however, I use sites not meant 4 language learning by def’n. Just takes a bit of stepping back to realise how. #eltchat
9:11 pm sevans59: RT @Marisa_C: I like www.twurdie.com for finding authentic text at different levels of difficulty #ELTchat
9:11 pm europeaantje: #eltchat i use what´s in my toolbox 1.0 http://yfrog.com/gz60gnj http://yfrog.com/h380375172j
9:12 pm dcspohl: RT @Marisa_C: adequat also on intermediate levelshttp://bit.ly/a4onuQ #ELTchat
9:12 pm DaveDodgson: @Fuertesun My classes loved fancy dress last year – even now they say it was the best lesson ever! #ELTchat
9:12 pm ShellTerrell: For young learners I really like Feltboards & for kids to create the felt props & characters for the story #Eltchat
9:12 pm DinaDobrou: Loving BBC Skillswise site #eltchat
9:12 pm Fuertesun: @DaveDodgson sounds fun #ELTchat
9:12 pm Marisa_C: Large sheets of paper or light hardboard – it does sth to the Ss’ imaginations 😀 #ELTchat – desire to fill them in!
9:12 pm evab2001: RT @vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat
9:12 pm vladkaslniecko: …and I try to change the way I enrich the lessons often, sometimes videos, songs, drawings etc #ELTChat
9:12 pm DavidWarr: @SueAnnan #eltchat true, dogme, of course
9:12 pm Fuertesun: @ShellTerrell oh yes great for stories #Eltchat
9:12 pm ShellTerrell: @vladkaslniecko Me too! Easy to customized #eltchat
9:12 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: Large sheets of paper or light hardboard – it does sth to the Ss’ imaginations 😀 #ELTchat – desire to fill them in!
9:13 pm DinaDobrou: RT @Marisa_C: I like www.twurdie.com for finding authentic text at different levels of difficulty #ELTchat
9:13 pm ShellTerrell: RT @vickyloras: And of course all of @SeanBanville‘s websites – excellent resources on any topic to supplement coursebooks #ELTChat
9:13 pm SueannaN: pictures from magazines are also good for story building #ELTChat
9:13 pm europeaantje: #ELTchat cuisenaire rods
9:13 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: I like www.twurdie.com for finding authentic text at different levels of difficulty #ELTchat
9:13 pm DrSmartEd: RT @SueannaN: the students imaginations are great tools too #ELTChat
9:13 pm willycard: is dining and observing #ELTchat
9:13 pm sabridv: I love the resources collected by this french teacher http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/enseign/anglais/henry/default.htm #ELTchat
9:13 pm europeaantje: @willycard don´t eat us! #ELTchat
9:13 pm Fuertesun: @europeaantje never sure what to do with them! #ELTchat
9:13 pm Marisa_C: RT @europeaantje: #ELTchat cuisenaire rods – Aah seen some nice lessons lately with those…
9:13 pm lolonagi: storybrid is anothehr good program 4 creating storoes #eltchat
9:13 pm evab2001: @vickyloras yes, whenever I got stuck and cannot come up with any idea @Seanbanville‘s sites help or give an idea 2 start with #eltchat
9:13 pm harrisonmike: @europeaantje What do you do wiv them there rods, Guido? #eltchat
9:13 pm DrSmartEd: RT @ShellTerrell: For young learners I really like Feltboards & for kids to create the felt props & characters for the story #Eltchat
9:13 pm ShellTerrell: How many of you get the students to provide the supplemental material? What kind of materials do you have them create? #Eltchat
9:13 pm DavidWarr: @DaveDodgson #eltchat excellent!!
9:14 pm Fuertesun: @harrisonmike story telling I’ve seen #eltchat
9:14 pm DaveDodgson: @Marisa_C Large sheets of paper are great for collaborative work too – easier to gather round! #ELTchat
9:14 pm Marisa_C: RT@vickyloras yes, whenever I got stuck and cannot come up with any idea @Seanbanville‘s sites help or give an idea 2 start with #eltchat
9:14 pm europeaantje: @Fuertesun I use rods for prepositions practice mainly, storytelling, timelines #ELTchat
9:14 pm vickyloras: For kiddos www.mesenglish.com You can create bingo games, flash cards and so on #ELTChat
9:14 pm ELTchat: RT@vickyloras yes, whenever I got stuck and cannot come up with any idea @Seanbanville‘s sites help or give an idea 2 start with #eltchat
9:14 pm ShellTerrell: Yes! It’s so easy too! RT @lolonagi: storybrid is anothehr good program 4 creating storoes #eltchat
9:14 pm DinaDobrou: @harrisonmike why the dice?? #eltchat
9:14 pm ShellTerrell: RT @vickyloras: For kiddos www.mesenglish.com You can create bingo games, flash cards and so on #ELTChat
9:14 pm Fuertesun: @ShellTerrell a town made of shoe boxes #Eltchat
9:14 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @evab2001: @vickyloras yes, whenever I got stuck and cannot come up with any idea @Seanbanville‘s sites help or give an idea 2 start with #eltchat
9:14 pm harrisonmike: @ShellTerrell If we’re doing formal/informal letters I might ask mine to bring in letters they’ve got #eltchat
9:14 pm Marisa_C: Storybird Rocks ! #ELTchat
9:14 pm DavidWarr: @Fuertesun #eltchat build towers
9:14 pm vickyloras: Sorry www.mes-english the correct website for YLs #ELTChat
9:14 pm ShellTerrell: Great idea! RT @harrisonmike: If we’re doing formal/informal letters I might ask mine to bring in letters they’ve got #eltchat
9:14 pm sabridv: RT @lolonagi: storybrid is anothehr good program 4 creating storoes #eltchat
9:14 pm evab2001: http://eflclassroom.ning.com/ for loads of ideas links #eltchat
9:15 pm europeaantje: @harrisonmike I use rods for prepositions practice mainly, storytelling, timelines #ELTchat #eltchat
9:15 pm seburnt: @ShellTerrell Student generated writing is used as a class. Having them post HW or practice activities on the blog too. #eltchat
9:15 pm Marisa_C: I use board games – #eltchat some of them I make myself
9:15 pm harrisonmike: @DinaDobrou Usually for random topic selection for quick speaking activities – 6 topics, sts roll the die, then talk for 1/2/3 mins #eltchat
9:15 pm Fuertesun: @Marisa_C get kids to make them #eltchat
9:15 pm SueannaN: I use the inside of kinder eggs to get students writing instructions to each other #ELTChat
9:15 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell We do a kind of ‘show & tell’ sometimes with YLs bringing items in to look at/discuss #ELTchat
9:15 pm ShellTerrell: Cute! may have to steal that idea 😉 RT @Fuertesun: a town made of shoe boxes #Eltchat
9:15 pm esolcourses: Anyone mentioned BBC Skillswise Pre-Intermediate (Entry 3) yet?http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/e3/ #eltchat
9:15 pm Fuertesun: @SueAnnan sounds fun #ELTChat
9:15 pm Marisa_C: RT @Fuertesun: @Marisa_C get kids to make them #eltchat > Indeed! GReat idea
9:15 pm ShellTerrell: Gr8 idea! RT @seburnt: Student generated writing is used as a class. Having them post HW or practice activities on the blog too. #eltchat
9:16 pm Marisa_C: Wow… we’re fired up here!!!! #ELTchat
9:16 pm vladkaslniecko: @ShellTerrell my stdts just recently created a listening activity for the other group using vocaroo.com 🙂 #ELTChat
9:16 pm evab2001: @ShellTerrell @lolonagi and just found out u can collaborate with another person 2 finish ur story with storybird, cool #eltchat
9:16 pm vickyloras: Number one resource people for me: @esolcourses, @SeanBanville and @russell1955 #ELTChat
9:16 pm harrisonmike: @ShellTerrell Could even bring in letters in their language to compare conventions #eltchat#letterwriting #letterreading
9:16 pm Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell @lolonagi and just found out u can collaborate with another person 2 finish ur story with storybird, cool #eltchat
9:16 pm ShellTerrell: Gr8 idea! RT @DaveDodgson: We do a kind of ‘show & tell’ with YLs bringing items in to look at/discuss #ELTchat
9:16 pm DavidWarr: @Marisa_C #eltchat lovely to hear
9:16 pm DaveDodgson: @seburnt @ShellTerrell I also use students’ texts as basis for error correction or dictogloss #ELTchat
9:16 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell @lolonagi and just found out u can collaborate with another person 2 finish ur story with storybird, cool #eltchat
9:16 pm SueannaN: RT @ShellTerrell: Gr8 idea! RT @DaveDodgson: We do a kind of ‘show & tell’ with YLs bringing items in to look at/discuss #ELTchat
9:16 pm DrSmartEd: @ShellTerrell Have them find things from home. We did it in the old days w/dioramas. Digital pictures lead the way here #ELTchat
9:16 pm Marisa_C: RT @DaveDodgson: @seburnt @ShellTerrell I also use students’ texts as basis for error correction or dictogloss #ELTchat
9:16 pm ShellTerrell: @Marisa_C @lolonagi Thanks for the tip! Hadn’t realized that! #Eltchat
9:16 pm Fuertesun: powerpoint show and tell #eltchat
9:17 pm juanigncastro: #ELTchat Writing a mini-saga is a good activity. Then I make them choose the best in a competitionhttp://bit.ly/i72izN
9:17 pm dcspohl: #eltchat TEDtalks. http://bit.ly/tkJER http://bit.ly/i6tNcj high levels, academic English
9:17 pm ShellTerrell: Luv dioramas! RT @DrSmartEd: Have them find things fr home. We did it in old days w/dioramas. Digital pictures lead the way here #ELTchat
9:17 pm SueannaN: @Fuertesun especially when the can eat the choc first #ELTChat
9:17 pm vickyloras: RT @Marisa_C Storybird Rocks ! #ELTchat
9:17 pm Marisa_C: RT @vickyloras: For kiddos www.mesenglish.com You can create bingo games, flash cards and so on #ELTChat
9:17 pm ShellTerrell: I may record a conversation from one class & have students observe for another on telephone conversations, etc #eltchat
9:17 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell Although usually the ‘show & tell’ is not prompted by me! They just bring smt in & we use it 🙂 #ELTchat
9:18 pm esolcourses: London Online – Good quality online resources for Low Level adult beginners http://bit.ly/aGezQF#ELTChat
9:18 pm sabridv: RT @dcspohl: #eltchat TEDtalks. http://bit.ly/tkJER http://bit.ly/i6tNcj high levels, academic English
9:18 pm bcnpaul1: teachingenglish.org.uk for lesson ideas, onestopenglish news lessons are both good #eltchat
9:18 pm DaveDodgson: RT @Fuertesun: powerpoint show and tell <— With students’ photos/their own slideshows? #ELTchat
9:18 pm dzyt: @Marisa_C Hi Marisa! Twurdie? Is that the right address? I can’t find it… #eltchat
9:18 pm evab2001: I have a box of questions and prompts 4 short conversation #eltchat works almost like board games , no movement but whole class involvment
9:19 pm Fuertesun: @DaveDodgson yes our favourite something like fave piese of clothing and why #ELTchat
9:19 pm SueannaN: RT @evab2001: I have a box of questions and prompts 4 short conversation #eltchat works almost like board games , no movement but whole class involvment
9:19 pm Fuertesun: @DaveDodgson woops can’t seem to type #ELTchat
9:19 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat good cross fertilisation of classes
9:19 pm DrSmartEd: RT @ShellTerrell: I may record a conversation from one class & have students observe for another on telephone conversations, etc #eltchat
9:19 pm sophia: RT @seburnt: @ShellTerrell Student generated writing is used as a class. Having them post HW or practice activities on the blog too. #eltchat
9:19 pm lolonagi: RT @Marisa_C: RT @vickyloras: For kiddos www.mesenglish.com You can create bingo games, flash cards and so on #ELTChat what’s the use ?
9:19 pm Marisa_C: @dzyt will check #eltchat
9:19 pm seburnt: I use TED a lot for mine. Authentic! RT @dcspohl #eltchat TEDtalks. http://bit.ly/tkJERhttp://bit.ly/i6tNcj high levels, academic English.
9:19 pm ShellTerrell: Anyone else use a wiki? Here’s my YL http://bit.ly/I2zdI & adult wiki http://bit.ly/d1RhoD #eltchat
9:20 pm DrSmartEd: RT @evab2001: I have a box of questions and prompts 4 short conversation #eltchat works almost like board games , no movement but whole class involvment
9:20 pm sabridv: Love using movies in class A blog with ideashttp://moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.com/ #eltchat
9:20 pm DinaDobrou: RT @ShellTerrell: Anyone else use a wiki? Here’s my YL http://bit.ly/I2zdI & adult wikihttp://bit.ly/d1RhoD #eltchat
9:20 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat excellent cross fertilisation of classes
9:20 pm DaveDodgson: @Fuertesun Cool. I often get students showing digital photos of pets, family etc via Powerpoint #ELTchat
9:20 pm bcnpaul1: @ShellTerrell yes i use a wiki but sometimes it can be easy to neglect IMO #eltchat
9:20 pm SueannaN: RT @ShellTerrell: Anyone else use a wiki? Here’s my YL http://bit.ly/I2zdI & adult wikihttp://bit.ly/d1RhoD #eltchat> n process of making 1
9:20 pm vickyloras: Sorry wrong link again http://www.spotlight-online.de/ is the right one!Thanks @cybraryman1! #ELTChat
9:20 pm ShellTerrell: @DavidWarr It helps them also listen to natural errors & try to catch them #eltchat
9:20 pm europeaantje: RT @sabridv: Love using movies in class A blog with ideashttp://moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.com/ #eltchat
9:21 pm ShellTerrell: @SueAnnan Can’t wait to see yours! #Eltchat
9:21 pm ShellTerrell: @bcnpaul1 That’s when you get the students to collaborate & add the materials to the wiki #Eltchat
9:21 pm SueannaN: @ShellTerrell will be up and running soon #Eltchat
9:21 pm vickyloras: Amazing online games that boost grammar and vocab for YLs www.ezschool.com #ELTChat
9:21 pm ShellTerrell: Great idea! RT @Fuertesun: A photo frame with new celeb in every week to interview. nice with kids #eltchat
9:21 pm mattledding: I like to play the improv game “uses” where we find 10 (non-standard) uses for anything in the room. #eltchat
9:21 pm DinaDobrou: @ShellTerrell I’ve only seen your YL one. The adult looks cool. I’ll explore it. 😉 #eltchat
9:21 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat will do so in the future, I think it IS the future!
9:21 pm Marisa_C: Let’s not forget wikis as a fantastic supplement in themselves! #ELTchat
9:21 pm evelinpj1: I use wiki, too!. RT @ShellTerrell: Anyone else use a wiki? Here’s my YL http://bit.ly/I2zdI & adult wikihttp://bit.ly/d1RhoD #eltchat
9:22 pm Fuertesun: RT @Marisa_C: Let’s not forget wikis as a fantastic supplement in themselves! #ELTchat
9:22 pm seburnt: Segments, yes. Whole movies, no. RT @sabridv Love using movies in class #eltchat
9:22 pm chriscattaneo: RT @juanigncastro: #ELTchat I also use http://www.listenaminute.com/
9:22 pm bcnpaul1: RT @ShellTerrell: @bcnpaul1 That’s when you get the students to collaborate & add the materials to the wiki #Eltchat
9:22 pm SueannaN: gadgets are great fun too. Guess what it is… #Eltchat
9:22 pm DrSmartEd: RT @sabridv: Love using movies in class A blog with ideashttp://moviesegmentstoassessgrammargoals.blogspot.com/ #eltchat
9:22 pm chriscattaneo: @harrisonmike …and scissors 🙂 #ELTchat
9:23 pm harrisonmike: @seburnt @sabridv Depends on the movie and classroom context for me. More likely to set watching a film as a prep task tho #eltchat
9:23 pm europeaantje: #Eltchat having a breather 🙂
9:23 pm SueannaN: @europeaantje fast and furious isn’t it? #Eltchat
9:23 pm DrSmartEd: @sabridv Movies can be a great way to teach compare/contrast with comparisons to the book. Use a blog to get the ideas going! #ELTchat
9:23 pm bcnpaul1: RT @europeaantje: #Eltchat having a breather 🙂 there’s a lot to take in right!
9:23 pm willycard: It seems that what we label “extra” is in fact what’s more interesting, so it shldnt be “extra”it shld be “core”, innit? #ELTchat
9:23 pm Marisa_C: @europeaantje te he he this chat needs time to absorb everything! #Eltchat
9:23 pm sabridv: @seburnt Yeah i meant Segments #eltchat movies are far too long. Better to focus on a little scene
9:23 pm europeaantje: @SueAnnan real time updates in Tweetdeck whizzing past 🙂 #Eltchat
9:23 pm SueannaN: RT @willycard: It seems that what we label “extra” is in fact what’s more interesting, so it shldnt be “extra”it shld be “core”, innit? #ELTchat
9:24 pm DaveDodgson: @seburnt @sabridv I love using segments too. I’ve edited down the Wizard of Oz to match each chapter of the reader we have #ELTchat
9:24 pm esolcourses: Free Rice – makes good IWB vocab activity with advanced s’s (and also supports a very good cause)http://www.freerice.com/ #ELTChat
9:24 pm juanigncastro: #ELTchat not this year, but I did use wikis in previous oneshttp://englishforeverything.wikispaces.com/
9:24 pm ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incredible http://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:24 pm DinaDobrou: Is anyone familiar with Symbaloo and the differences between a wiki? I haven’t used any in class. Still exploring. #eltchat
9:24 pm seburnt: @Marisa_C Have you found twurdy a reliable indicator of difficulty? #eltchat
9:24 pm SueannaN: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incrediblehttp://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:24 pm harrisonmike: Sometimes a ruler for tearing up paper. RT @ChrisCattaneo: @harrisonmike …and scissors 🙂 #ELTchat
9:24 pm europeaantje: RT @esolcourses: Free Rice – makes good IWB activity with advanced s’s http://www.freerice.com/#ELTChat | not only advanced: adjusts level
9:24 pm esolcourses: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incrediblehttp://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat } Agree -Fab!
9:24 pm vladkaslniecko: hey, and let’s not forget @lessonstream that comes soon…we can expect it will be great supplement #Eltchat
9:25 pm evab2001: OK, goodnight now still need 2 prepare sth a class 🙂 #eltchat
9:25 pm DavidWarr: @willycard #eltchat that’s what I’ve found a lot of the bloggers think, I certainly do
9:25 pm ShellTerrell: Great wiki! RT @EveWeb: Here is one I created for EFL teachers http://bit.ly/erL0iy #Eltchat
9:25 pm Marisa_C: @seburnt At times… you do have to sift through stuff a lot but a good place to start #eltchat
9:25 pm seburnt: Must go to @lclandfield webinar now. Thanks for the #eltchat!
9:25 pm europeaantje: @esolcourses @ShellTerrell thank you, ladies. and coming from YOU! #eltchat
9:25 pm Fuertesun: @evab2001 night #eltchat
9:25 pm jurylady: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incrediblehttp://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:26 pm dcspohl: #eltchat speaking of movies: Do u know movie segments 2 assess gr points? http://bit.ly/aZ0FzU
9:26 pm DrSmartEd: @willycard And, ironically, some of the “core” ideas were designed by someone who has never taught! #ELTchat
9:26 pm vickyloras: @evab2001 Nightie night Eva!Mwah : ) #ELTChat
9:26 pm juanigncastro: RT @europeaantje: #Eltchat having a breather 🙂
9:26 pm harrisonmike: Sometimes RT @seburnt: @Marisa_C Have you found twurdy a reliable indicator of difficulty? #eltchat
9:26 pm ShellTerrell: @evelinpj1 Can you share the link or is it private? #Eltchat
9:26 pm DavidWarr: @evab2001 #eltchat from the coursebook??
9:26 pm SueannaN: @dcspohl Yes it’s really interesting #eltchat
9:26 pm seburnt: @harrisonmike @sabridv #eltchat I’d rather have them watch the movie on their own time then.
9:26 pm esolcourses: RT @seburnt: Must go to @lclandfield webinar now. Thanks for the #eltchat! ] same here, though will have a stab at multi-tasking :-))
9:26 pm ShellTerrell: @bcnpaul1 LOL! Sorry for being on your case 🙂 #eltchat
9:26 pm DrSmartEd: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incrediblehttp://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:27 pm sabridv: RT @dcspohl: #eltchat speaking of movies: Do u know movie segments 2 assess gr points?http://bit.ly/aZ0FzU
9:27 pm Thinkportmpt: Wow, nice. RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incredible http://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:27 pm ShellTerrell: RT @vladkaslniecko: hey, and let’s not forget @lessonstream that comes soon…we can expect it will be great supplement #Eltchat
9:27 pm Fuertesun: @esolcourses where’s Mr C at? #eltchat
9:27 pm europeaantje: @Fuertesun ? #eltchat
9:28 pm DaveDodgson: As Christmas is nearly here, I’ll be using The Snowman in class next week #ELTchat
9:28 pm SueannaN: @europeaantje LIndsay #eltchat
9:28 pm Fuertesun: @europeaantje don’t think so I think he’s doing smthng else #eltchat
9:28 pm MonVall: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incrediblehttp://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat
9:28 pm evelinpj1: It’s private… I use it with my students!. RT @ShellTerrell: @evelinpj1 Can you share the link or is it private? #Eltchat
9:28 pm mattledding: @esolcourses speaking of IWB, tried Crayon Physics? great 4 involving whole class. some ideas here: http://fifthbiz.blogspot.com/ #eltchat
9:28 pm sabridv: @seburnt @harrisonmike #eltchat Sometimes I do that at the end of the year when we are all exhausted
9:28 pm Fuertesun: RT @DaveDodgson: As Christmas is nearly here, I’ll be using The Snowman in class next week #ELTchat LOOKS nice
9:28 pm dzyt: RT @harrisonmike: I never go into a classroom without coloured pencils, blank paper, dice, phonemic chart nowadays #eltchat
9:28 pm willycard: @DrSmartEd really? I don’t think so. Coursebook writers once taught, even if ages ago, most of them did. #eltchat
9:28 pm harrisonmike: Me too. (like tomorrow!) RT @sabridv: @seburnt @harrisonmike #eltchat Sometimes I do that at the end of the year when we are all exhausted
9:28 pm europeaantje: @Fuertesun in a webinar presenting their teaching online book w Nicky Hockly #eltchat
9:29 pm DavidWarr: @DaveDodgson #eltchat will u be singing too?
9:29 pm Fuertesun: @europeaantje oh yes thx #eltchat
9:29 pm DinaDobrou: Magazines for various levels. They come with CDrom. http://maryglasgowplus.com/ #eltchat
9:29 pm TheConsultantsE: Teaching Online Free webinar NOW with @lclandfield & Nicky Hockley 4:30pmEST/ 9:30pm GMThttp://bit.ly/gUL4bq #eltchat #ellchat
9:29 pm ShellTerrell: RT @TheConsultantsE: Teaching Online Free webinar NOW with @lclandfield & Nicky Hockley 4:30pmEST/ 9:30pm GMT http://bit.ly/gUL4bq #eltchat #ellchat
9:29 pm vladkaslniecko: Do you create your own materials to supplement coursebook? #eltchat
9:30 pm DaveDodgson: @Fuertesun I’ll be borrowing my son’s storybook as well 🙂 #ELTchat
9:30 pm SueannaN: RT @vladkaslniecko: Do you create your own materials to supplement coursebook? #eltchat > sometimes
9:30 pm lolonagi: Thanks guyes for this amazing #eltchat have 2 prepare 4 tomorrow 🙂
9:30 pm EveWeb: Thanks. It was created for graduate Ss. RT @ShellTerrell: Great wiki! RT … for EFL teachershttp://bit.ly/erL0iy #Eltchat
9:30 pm esolcourses: RT @TheConsultantsE: Teaching Online Free webinar NOW with @lclandfield & Nicky Hockleyhttp://bit.ly/gUL4bq #eltchat #ellchat
9:30 pm Marisa_C: RT @DaveDodgson: @Fuertesun I’ll be borrowing my son’s storybook as well 🙂 #ELTchat > storybooks great for reading to children too
9:30 pm DaveDodgson: @DavidWarr No! I want to inspire them, not scare them :p #ELTchat
9:30 pm DinaDobrou: And colouring pages for YLs. http://www.coloring-page.net/ #eltchat
9:30 pm europeaantje: @vladkaslniecko flashcards, posters, worksheets, revision games -sheets, boardgames #eltchat
9:31 pm Marisa_C: RT @DinaDobrou: And colouring pages for YLs. http://www.coloring-page.net/ #eltchat
9:31 pm DrSmartEd: @willycard Not everywhere! I have met many who had either an area of expertise or a great propensity to write, but no class exper! #ELTchat
9:31 pm vladkaslniecko: I find some topics (in coursebook) pretty difficult sometimes so I try to change/adapt them a bit using my own handouts #eltchat
9:31 pm cybraryman1: I’ve got many of the sites EFL/ELL/ESL pages: http://bit.ly/a2QLGF Wikis: http://bit.ly/feOTbi Vocab:http://bit.ly/8DtMho #eltchat
9:32 pm SueannaN: @vladkaslniecko I just adapt the coursebook, or abandon it #eltchat
9:32 pm europeaantje: RT @vladkaslniecko: I find some topics (in coursebook) pretty difficult sometimes so I try to change/adapt them a bit using my own handouts #eltchat
9:32 pm DrSmartEd: RT @DinaDobrou: And colouring pages for YLs. http://www.coloring-page.net/ #eltchat
9:32 pm DavidWarr: @DaveDodgson #eltchat u’re too modest
9:32 pm europeaantje: RT @SueannaN: @vladkaslniecko I just adapt the coursebook, or abandon it #eltchat
9:32 pm DaveDodgson: @Marisa_C Love scanning a picture book into Powerpoint to read to large classes #ELTchat
9:32 pm DrSmartEd: RT @cybraryman1: I’ve got many of the sites EFL/ELL/ESL pages: http://bit.ly/a2QLGF Wikis:http://bit.ly/feOTbi Vocab: http://bit.ly/8DtMho #eltchat
9:32 pm BethCagnol: Signing on to #ELTCHAT Sorry I’m late guys! Good to be back.
9:32 pm bcnpaul1: whatever we use, isn’t the most imp. thing that it aids learning, motivates sts and is relevant to them? #eltchat
9:32 pm Fuertesun: RT @DaveDodgson: @Marisa_C Love scanning a picture book into Powerpoint to read to large classes #ELTchat
9:32 pm SueannaN: @bethcagnol How are you feeling? #ELTCHAT
9:32 pm mattledding: Will look at rest of #ELTchat later: flu is sending me to bed right now. Love you all, you know the rest.
9:32 pm DrSmartEd: @cybraryman1 as always, these are excellent sources! #ELTchat
9:32 pm vladkaslniecko: @europeaantje wow, you just mentioned everything, great 😀 #eltchat
9:32 pm Marisa_C: @DaveDodgson I love BIg Books for children – have you ever come across them? #ELTchat and of course get kids to make own!
9:33 pm juanigncastro: Me too, bye! And thank you everybody, so interesting…! RT @lolonagi Thanks guyes for this amazing #eltchat have 2 prepare 4 tomorrow 🙂
9:33 pm Fuertesun: RT @bcnpaul1: whatever we use, isn’t the most imp. thing that it aids learning, motivates sts and is relevant to them? #eltchat YES
9:33 pm DavidWarr: @vladkaslniecko #eltchat i think that is the best way to improve and enjoy your life in and outside the classroom
9:33 pm DaveDodgson: @DavidWarr But you haven’t heard me sing – and my high octaves are particularly unpredictable! #ELTchat
9:33 pm Fuertesun: @Marisa_C yes but expensive #ELTchat
9:33 pm Marisa_C: @DaveDodgson ha ha ! #ELTchat
9:33 pm vickyloras: @bethcagnol Hi Beth – welcome! #ELTChat
9:33 pm ShellTerrell: Really enjoy @NikPeachey ‘s English lessons http://bit.ly/13lusp to supplement #eltchat
9:33 pm europeaantje: RT @bcnpaul1: whatever we use, isn’t most imp. thing that it aids learning, motivates sts and is relevant to them? #eltchat | no ? about it
9:33 pm ShellTerrell: RT @europeaantje: RT @bcnpaul1: whatever we use, isn’t most imp. thing that it aids learning, motivates sts and is relevant to them? #eltchat | no ? about it
9:33 pm vladkaslniecko: @SueAnnan I find myself adapting every single lesson…not one lesson do the same way #eltchat
9:33 pm Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell: Really enjoy @NikPeachey ‘s English lessons http://bit.ly/13lusp to supplement #eltchat
9:34 pm DaveDodgson: @Marisa_C Yes, we used to use a Big Book version of Where’s Spot? and then get the kids to make thier own #ELTchat
9:34 pm BethCagnol: Hm….what other supplement materials to a coursebook…..a white board marker is a must in my bag. 🙂 #ELTCHAT
9:34 pm nathankeeves: #eltchat Some useful exercises at http://www.better-english.com/exerciselist.html
9:34 pm SueannaN: @vladkaslniecko Yes, I feel the same #eltchat
9:34 pm ShellTerrell: @bcnpaul1 Good point! We have to always keep our learners’ wants/ needs in mind #eltchat
9:34 pm DrSmartEd: RT @bcnpaul1: whatever we use, isn’t the most imp. thing that it aids learning, motivates sts and is relevant to them? #eltchat
9:34 pm Marisa_C: @DaveDodgson Oh I loved that one!!!! #ELTchat
9:34 pm bcnpaul1: when we look at the list of tools we use, we need 2 think “this is good my sts” best way to know is to ask them what they’ve liked #eltchat
9:34 pm BethCagnol: @SueAnnan Like a human again! Finally. Went out for the first time in a week this PM> #ELTCHAT
9:34 pm Fuertesun: RT @Marisa_C: @DaveDodgson Oh I loved that one!!!! #ELTchat – ME TOO!
9:34 pm DavidWarr: @Marisa_C @DaveDodgson #eltchat very common in UK primary schools, esp before interactive whiteboards
9:35 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: RT @ShellTerrell: I’m really impressed with @europeaantje ‘s class blog! It’s really incredible http://bit.ly/bx5Vdk #eltchat } Agree -Fab!
9:35 pm willycard: @DrSmartEd yes, you’re right, if you met them. Not my case… #ELTchat
9:35 pm SueannaN: @bethcagnol That’s great #ELTCHAT
9:35 pm DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Exactly – but unfortunately that’s often what the CB doesn’t do! #ELTchat
9:35 pm europeaantje: @DaveDodgson that´s afave of our kids dept too 🙂 #ELTchat
9:35 pm BethCagnol: @vickyloras Hiya Sweety. #ELTCHAT
9:35 pm DrSmartEd: @bcnpaul1 spot on! relavance aids in understanding and purpose! #ELTchat
9:35 pm cybraryman1: @nathankeeves My Business English page: http://bit.ly/92UiXd #eltchat
9:35 pm sabridv: Have to leave Have enjoyed my first #ELTCHAT thanks everybody
9:35 pm dzyt: @Marisa_C great! looks interesting. I like that they don’t modify the texts! #eltchat
9:35 pm Fuertesun: Stories books ‘real’ ones for kids love eric carle #eltchat
9:35 pm DaveDodgson: @Marisa_C We had the video to go with it as well – not used anymore though… #ELTchat
9:36 pm SueannaN: RT @dzyt: @Marisa_C great! looks interesting. I like that they don’t modify the texts! #eltchat
9:36 pm Fuertesun: @sabridv bye #ELTCHAT
9:36 pm bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson absolutely. my worry is that we often use stuff ‘we’ want to use without thnking enough about what the sts need / want #eltchat
9:36 pm BethCagnol: Once again, I’ve gotta sing Dennis Davy’s praises. He can work classroom miracles with just a short newspaper article. #ELTCHAT
9:36 pm Marisa_C: Transcript of this 3 p.m. session now up – but not as pretty as @olafelch makes’em… reads upside down too! Where IS that elk!! #ELTchat
9:36 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: Free Rice – makes good IWB vocab activity with advanced s’s (and also supports a very good cause) http://www.freerice.com/ #ELTChat
9:36 pm europeaantje: @sabridv it´s not over yet 🙂 #ELTCHAT
9:36 pm SueannaN: RT @Marisa_C: Transcript of this 3 p.m. session now up – but not as pretty as @olafelch makes’em… reads upside down too! Where IS that elk!! #ELTchat
9:36 pm DaveDodgson: @sabridv Hope to see you here again! #ELTchat
9:36 pm willycard: RT @bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson absolutely. my worry is that we often use stuff ‘we’ want to use without thnking enough about what the sts need / want #eltchat
9:36 pm Marisa_C: http://eltchat.com/2010/12/15/what-soft-skills-does-a-teacher-need/ #ELTchat transcript
9:37 pm DrSmartEd: @willycard not trying to be a jerk here..just something that concerns me as a tchr! You are right that it is better than yrs ago! #ELTchat
9:37 pm vickyloras: RT @DrSmartEd : @bcnpaul1 spot on! relavance aids in understanding and purpose! #ELTchat
9:37 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: London Online – Good quality online resources for Low Level adult beginnershttp://bit.ly/aGezQF #ELTChat
9:37 pm DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Agreed. All too often the criteria is ‘will it fill a lesson?’ #ELTchat
9:37 pm vladkaslniecko: @DavidWarr my stds are sometimes amazed that I can talk about so many topics..preparing ur own material gives u a lot #ELTchat
9:37 pm DrSmartEd: @sabridv Thanks for being part of this chat! #ELTchat
9:37 pm BethCagnol: @dzyt Hey, another #ELTCHAT -er from Paris! Cool! Salut!
9:37 pm Fuertesun: RT @DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Agreed. All too often the criteria is ‘will it fill a lesson?’ #ELTchat – I remember those days
9:37 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: Anyone mentioned BBC Skillswise Pre-Intermediate (Entry 3) yet?http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/e3/ #eltchat
9:38 pm ShellTerrell: Also love @esolcourses materials to supplement http://bit.ly/eIdvNa and http://bit.ly/aWnbSFStudents luv the videos #eltchat
9:38 pm SueannaN: RT @bethcagnol: @dzyt Hey, another #ELTCHAT -er from Paris! Cool! Salut!> gr8 you’re here Danielle
9:38 pm DrSmartEd: RT @DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Agreed. All too often the criteria is ‘will it fill a lesson?’ #ELTchat
9:38 pm BethCagnol: RT @esolcourses: London Online – Good quality online resources for Low Level adult beginnershttp://bit.ly/aGezQF #ELTChat
9:38 pm europeaantje: RT @ShellTerrell: Also love @esolcourses materials to supplement http://bit.ly/eIdvNa andhttp://bit.ly/aWnbSF Students luv the videos #eltchat
9:38 pm DrSmartEd: RT @vladkaslniecko: @DavidWarr my stds are sometimes amazed that I can talk about so many topics..preparing ur own material gives u a lot #ELTchat
9:39 pm vladkaslniecko: @DavidWarr or not only preparing own material but looking for smthg up-to-date on the internet as well #ELTchat
9:39 pm willycard: @DrSmartEd you’re not being a jerk and your concern is really relevant. keep on! #eltchat
9:39 pm BethCagnol: @bcnpaul1 My worry is that we often use stuff ‘we’ want to use without thnking enough about what the sts need / want #eltchat >>SOOO true!
9:40 pm bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson Yes! How many times do you hear “that should take up an hour”! #eltchat
9:40 pm juanigncastro: Tons of info in just twenty minutes of #ELTchat!!!!! :)))
9:40 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: RT @ShellTerrell: I have a Youtube channel set-up with different topics- Idioms, etchttp://bit.ly/gB7uea #eltchat
9:40 pm europeaantje: RT @juanigncastro: Tons of info in just twenty minutes of #ELTchat!!!!! :))) | I´m favouriting on twitter. no time to bookmark even!
9:40 pm DavidWarr: @vladkaslniecko #eltchat the beauty of teaching ELT, the world is your oyster
9:40 pm ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat
9:41 pm willycard: Salut Danielle! RT @BethCagnol: @dzyt Hey, another #ELTCHAT -er from Paris! Cool! Salut!
9:41 pm nathankeeves: #eltchat For advanced students I cut up the “news in brief” stories on first few pages of The Economist as a great conversation starter
9:41 pm Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat > depends on T’s experience with design
9:41 pm DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Or even worse – “where’s the worksheet for this class?” #ELTchat
9:41 pm Fuertesun: RT @ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat
9:41 pm SueannaN: @ShellTerrell I always negotiate with my students #Eltchat
9:41 pm bcnpaul1: @harrisonmike yes – I guess there are times when we’re all guilty of it 🙂 (after xmas dinners for e.g!) #eltchat
9:41 pm BethCagnol: RT @bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson Yes! How many times do you hear “that should take up an hour”! #eltchat
9:41 pm MartaGalindoC: RT @esolcourses: Another site I really like (especially for higher level learners) is ELLLO –http://www.elllo.org/ #ELTchat
9:41 pm europeaantje: RT @ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat | offer choice reg., otherwise look @ faces
9:42 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell We sometimes vote on what to do or I offer a few choices & let each group/individual decide #ELTchat
9:42 pm BethCagnol: @esolcourses Speaking of YouTube, has Jamie Keddie’s TEFLClips been mentioned yet? #ELTCHAT
9:42 pm bcnpaul1: RT @DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Or even worse – “where’s the worksheet for this class?” #ELTchat(pass me reward resource pack!)
9:42 pm BethCagnol: RT @Marisa_C: RT @ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat > depends on T’s experience with design
9:42 pm ShellTerrell: I survey my students at the beginning to find out what kind of materials they prefer, tech they use daily, & base off that #eltchat
9:42 pm Fuertesun: @bethcagnol YES:) #ELTCHAT
9:42 pm vickyloras: RT @esolcourses RT @ShellTerrell: I have a Youtube channel set-up with different topics- Idioms, etchttp://bit.ly/gB7uea #eltchat
9:42 pm DrSmartEd: RT @ShellTerrell: How much of a choice do you give your students about the materials? #Eltchat
9:43 pm SueannaN: @bethcagnol yes #ELTCHAT
9:43 pm ShellTerrell: Nice! RT @DaveDodgson: We sometimes vote on what to do or I offer a few choices & let each group/individual decide #ELTchat
9:43 pm DavidWarr: @bethcagnol @esolcourses #eltchat right at the start!
9:43 pm BethCagnol: RT @SueannaN: @ShellTerrell I always negotiate with my students #Eltchat
9:43 pm vickyloras: RT @ShellTerrell I survey my sts at beginning to find out what kind of materials they prefer,tech they use daily& base off that #eltchat
9:44 pm SueannaN: RT @vickyloras: RT @ShellTerrell I survey my sts at beginning to find out what kind of materials they prefer,tech they use daily& base off that #eltchat
9:44 pm willycard: re: choice . for me it used to be 33% student, 33% school, 33% teacher #ELTchat
9:44 pm ShellTerrell: RT @willycard: re: choice . for me it used to be 33% student, 33% school, 33% teacher #ELTchat
9:44 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell The group/individual thing is a choice as well 😉 #ELTchat
9:44 pm esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:44 pm bcnpaul1: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:44 pm europeaantje: RT @willycard: re: choice . for me it used to be 33% student, 33% school, 33% teacher #ELTchat | pretty much my situation, too
9:45 pm Marisa_C: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat >excellent stuff
9:45 pm ShellTerrell: @DaveDodgson That I don’t always give a choice because I think at some pt students do have to learn to work with others #eltchat
9:45 pm SueannaN: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:45 pm DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 Gets on my nerves that – the “I want worksheets but I’m not gonna make them myself” attitude! #ELTchat
9:45 pm ShellTerrell: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:45 pm DavidWarr: @willycard #eltchat and with YLs, 33% parents
9:45 pm Fuertesun: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:45 pm BethCagnol: I’m a big fan of NBC News Podcast. Shows what Americans watched the night before and dead-authentic. A good challenge. #ELTCHAT
9:46 pm europeaantje: @DavidWarr makes for a nice 133% – LOL #eltchat
9:46 pm bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson or if ppl make great worksheets and don’t share because its ‘theirs’ #eltchat
9:46 pm rdlln: I try to give my students as many options as possible when working on a project. #eltchat
9:46 pm willycard: @DavidWarr unfortunately, my impression is that parents don’t know much #ELTchat
9:46 pm ShellTerrell: RT @rdlln: I try to give my students as many options as possible when working on a project. #eltchat
9:46 pm BethCagnol: @esolcourses @lessonstream Thanks! In the know now! #ELTCHAT
9:46 pm SueannaN: RT @bcnpaul1: @DaveDodgson or if ppl make great worksheets and don’t share because its ‘theirs’ #eltchat
9:47 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell It depends on the activity – some are best suited to groups, others to individual work, others to either #ELTchat
9:47 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @DavidWarr: @vladkaslniecko #eltchat the beauty of teaching ELT, the world is your oyster
9:47 pm ShellTerrell: @DaveDodgson Very true! I meant just that at some point in the year I like them to try working in pairs/ groups #eltchat
9:47 pm lizgaydos: RT @esolcourses: Personally, I think teacher development has to be an ongoing process – no matter how much training you’ve had, always scope 4 more #ELTchat
9:47 pm BethCagnol: @bcnpaul1 @DaveDodgson Or they don’t share cause think it’ll get “published one day.” That bugs me. #ELTCHAT
9:47 pm DaveDodgson: @bcnpaul1 They can always write ‘made by….’ all over it :p #ELTchat
9:47 pm ShellTerrell: @esolcourses @seburnt I’m giving in! I hardly ate #eltchat
9:47 pm BethCagnol: RT @rdlln: I try to give my students as many options as possible when working on a project. #eltchat
9:47 pm bcnpaul1: I used some stuff from EnglishAttack’ which worked really well #eltchat
9:48 pm willycard: though sometimes it was 100% student’s choice. those were the best times actually (99% relevance) #ELTchat
9:48 pm DavidWarr: @willycard #eltchat maybe so, but they can be influential
9:48 pm europeaantje: RT @bcnpaul1: I used some stuff from EnglishAttack’ which worked really well #eltchat |http://bit.ly/9zySuR
9:48 pm ShellTerrell: How much time do you spend creating/evaluating/ adding the supplemental material? How do we lessen this time? #Eltchat
9:48 pm BethCagnol: RT @bcnpaul1: I used some stuff from EnglishAttack’ which worked really well #eltchat
9:49 pm nathankeeves: 30 seconds of headlines on (http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/newspod) offers a wealth of material, too. #eltchat
9:49 pm bcnpaul1: @bethcagnol I know – ironically, those who don’t share won’t ever get published IMO #eltchat
9:49 pm DrSmartEd: RT @willycard: though sometimes it was 100% student’s choice. those were the best times actually (99% relevance) #ELTchat
9:49 pm Fuertesun: @ShellTerrell sharing cuts down on time spent making inventing xtra material #Eltchat
9:49 pm DaveDodgson: @ShellTerrell Only a couple of kids ever pass up the opportunity to work in a group though 🙂 #ELTchat
9:49 pm ShellTerrell: @bcnpaul1 Wow! I’m so excited to use that! How did it go? Did the teens enjoy it? #Eltchat
9:49 pm bcnpaul1: @europeaantje thanks for providing the link 🙂 #eltchat
9:50 pm BethCagnol: @ShellTerrell Share! That’s how we lessen the time. 😉 #ELTCHAT
9:50 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat make skeleton materials that they can add to
9:50 pm SueannaN: RT @bethcagnol: @ShellTerrell Share! That’s how we lessen the time. 😉 #ELTCHAT > I agree
9:50 pm Marisa_C: Here you can find two or three templates for board games you can play with – download and changehttp://bit.ly/9vYp68 #ELTchat
9:50 pm ShellTerrell: @bethcagnol @Fuertesun Both of you said share! Awesome! #eltchat
9:50 pm europeaantje: RT @bethcagnol: @ShellTerrell Share! That’s how we lessen the time. 😉 #ELTCHAT | paèr worksheets in folders, 4 digital mats we use moodle
9:50 pm ShellTerrell: Love this idea! RT @DavidWarr: #eltchat make skeleton materials that they can add to
9:51 pm vickyloras: RT @ShellTerrell How much time do you spend creating/evaluating/ adding the supplemental material? How do we lessen this time? #Eltchat
9:51 pm DaveDodgson: @BethCagnol @bcnpaul1 Yes – in “A 101 crap activities for EFL teachers” :p #ELTchat
9:51 pm vladkaslniecko: @ShellTerrell I spent creating/adding material quite a lot of time…:( but usually enjoy it 🙂 #ELTchat
9:51 pm bcnpaul1: @ShellTerrell the y loved it #eltchat
9:51 pm SueannaN: If you use a generic board for games you can adapt it easily #ELTchat
9:51 pm DrSmartEd: RT @Marisa_C: Here you can find two or three templates for board games you can play with – download and change http://bit.ly/9vYp68 #ELTchat
9:51 pm BethCagnol: @ShellTerrell Then again, creating materials is a time investment. e.g. an innovative activity can work all week with everyone. #ELTCHAT
9:51 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @Marisa_C: Here you can find two or three templates for board games you can play with – download and change http://bit.ly/9vYp68 #ELTchat
9:52 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @ShellTerrell: Love this idea! RT @DavidWarr: #eltchat make skeleton materials that they can add to
9:52 pm Marisa_C: Wikis are great to share – but does your school have a Supplementary Materials Bank for you #ELTchat
9:52 pm ShellTerrell: Me too! RT @vladkaslniecko: I spent creating/adding material quite a lot of time…:( but usually enjoy it 🙂 #ELTchat
9:52 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat thanks, will show u a few sometime
9:52 pm SueannaN: @Marisa_C We have one for afternoon lessons #ELTchat
9:52 pm ShellTerrell: @DavidWarr yes please share! #Eltchat
9:52 pm DinaDobrou: @ShellTerrell New ideas always exciting but also overwhelming. Is it a matter of experience & knowing what to choose in each case? #eltchat
9:52 pm rdlln: For those of you with access to laptops (or labs) student generated Choose Your Own Adventure wikis are great to get them writing. #eltchat
9:52 pm Fuertesun: RT @ShellTerrell: @DavidWarr yes please share! #Eltchat
9:52 pm Marisa_C: We also need material to take to class #ELTchat – I used to make them for schools i worked with in the past
9:53 pm ShellTerrell: @bethcagnol I often repeat my materials each year with adaptions #Eltchat
9:53 pm dcspohl: RT @Marisa_C: Here you can find two or three templates for board games you can play with – download and change http://bit.ly/9vYp68 #ELTchat
9:53 pm SueannaN: RT @ShellTerrell: @bethcagnol I often repeat my materials each year with adaptions #Eltchat
9:53 pm ShellTerrell: RT @Marisa_C: We also need material to take to class #ELTchat – I used to make them for schools i worked with in the past
9:53 pm BethCagnol: @DaveDodgson @bcnpaul1 Don’t get me started…with the 101 Crap…feel that way about some coursebooks. #ELTCHAT
9:53 pm SueannaN: RT @BethCagnol: @DaveDodgson @bcnpaul1 Don’t get me started…with the 101 Crap…feel that way about some coursebooks. #ELTCHAT
9:53 pm bcnpaul1: most of the best material has been created by sts using shared ideas #eltchat
9:54 pm DavidWarr: @ShellTerrell #eltchat am waiting for my developer to put everything in order,,, my xmas present
9:54 pm europeaantje: @Marisa_C re Supplementary Materials Bank #ELTchat : we have folders and moodle courses for every course book /level #ELTchat
9:54 pm harrisonmike: RT @esolcourses: @bethcagnol Jamie Keddie is moving TEFLClips to a new site: follow @lessonstream for updates 🙂 #eltchat
9:54 pm DrSmartEd: @Marisa_C you’ll love this, I received a “warning” about ur site on our security program-I guess good tching sites are banned! lol #ELTchat
9:54 pm ShellTerrell: @DavidWarr Yay! Great Christmas present #eltchat
9:54 pm BethCagnol: @ShellTerrell Yeah…and you don’t sleep either. 😉 #ELTCHAT (couldn’t resist).
9:55 pm ShellTerrell: RT @DinaDobrou: New ideas always exciting but overwhelming. Is it a matter of experience & knowing what to choose in each case? #eltchat
9:55 pm Marisa_C: @DrSmartEd Haha! I get a security warning on my OWN school website!!!! #ELTchat
9:55 pm SueannaN: RT @carldowse: Online WikiLeaks game is a hit http://ht.ly/3pSe9 #ELTCHAT
9:55 pm bcnpaul1: RT @bethcagnol: @DaveDodgson @bcnpaul1 Don’t get me started…with the 101 Crap…feel that way about some coursebooks. #ELTCHAT
9:55 pm Marisa_C: RT @seburnt: Concordance site – www.lextutor.ca #ELTchat let’s not froget this great tool
9:55 pm ShellTerrell: @DinaDobrou yes w experience we have more materials to work fr & know shortcuts #Eltchat Ex. w creating wikis I now use previous templates
9:56 pm cybraryman1: @ShellTerrell Thanks, I now have your fantastic sites on my Idiom & Wikis pgs Have to go & watch some Pug Videos! Happy Holidays #eltchat
9:56 pm uscedu67: RT @esolcourses: Personally, I think teacher development has to be an ongoing process – no matter how much training you’ve had, always scope 4 more #ELTchat
9:57 pm ShellTerrell: @bethcagnol LOL! Well …. #eltchat
9:57 pm Marisa_C: Post link please ? @dudeneyge #Eltchat
9:57 pm SueannaN: Where does the time go on a Wednesday night? I hate it when #ELTchat has to end.
9:57 pm juanigncastro: RT @SeanBanville Dec 17 is Anti-Bullying Day – A new listening lesson here: http://bit.ly/gXZw5C#ESL #ELTchat
9:57 pm bcnpaul1: RT @SueAnnan: Where does the time go on a Wednesday night? I hate it when #ELTchat has to end. > ditto
9:57 pm Marisa_C: RT @juanigncastro: RT @SeanBanville Dec 17 is Anti-Bullying Day – A new listening lesson here:http://bit.ly/gXZw5C #ESL #ELTchat
9:57 pm TheConsultantsE: Teaching Online Free webinar NOW with @lclandfield & Nicky Hockley http://bit.ly/gUL4bq #eltchat
9:57 pm Fuertesun: RT @esolcourses: @Fuertesun http://bit.ly/gUL4bq link for Lindsay webinanar #eltchat
9:57 pm dudeneyge: @Marisa_C You had to sign up in advance, Marisa #Eltchat
9:58 pm Fuertesun: RT @dudeneyge: @Marisa_C You had to sign up in advance, Marisa #Eltchat
9:58 pm ShellTerrell: Gr8 point! RT @bethcagnol: It’s also being ready for an idea NOT to work and knowing what to do then. #eltchat
9:58 pm lclandfield: RT @TheConsultantsE: Teaching Online Free webinar NOW with @lclandfield & Nicky Hockleyhttp://bit.ly/gUL4bq #eltchat
9:58 pm dudeneyge: @Marisa_C Although looks like you may be able to get in: http://bit.ly/gUL4bq #Eltchat
9:58 pm bcnpaul1: RT @ShellTerrell: Gr8 point! RT @bethcagnol: It’s also being ready for an idea NOT to work and knowing what to do then. #eltchat >agree
9:58 pm Fuertesun: going to bed too tired thx #eltchat
9:59 pm bcnpaul1: @Fuertesun goodnight – sleep well 🙂 #eltchat
9:59 pm nathankeeves: @cybraryman1 thanks for the link, will explore it soon. #eltchat
9:59 pm SueannaN: Thank to everyone for a great #ELTchat. Must go and do some prep for tomorrow. Moderators were excellent as always
9:59 pm vickyloras: RT @Marisa_C RT @seburnt: Concordance site – www.lextutor.ca #ELTchat let’s not forget this great tool >>Love it
9:59 pm DrSmartEd: Have a great evening, everyone! Thx for another great chat! #ELTchat
9:59 pm Fuertesun: @bcnpaul1 thanks and thanks for sharing! #eltchat
10:00 pm vladkaslniecko: RT @SueannaN: Thank to everyone for a great #ELTchat. Must go and do some prep for tomorrow. Moderators were excellent as always
10:00 pm BethCagnol: @SueAnnan Would love to stay, but gotta hit the sack. Doctor’s orders. Still have leftovers of pneumonia. Great #ELTCHAT !!
10:00 pm bcnpaul1: @Fuertesun thank you too #eltchat
10:00 pm ShellTerrell: Thanks everyone for another great #ELTChat Maybe I’ll see some of you night owls at Edublogs ceremony! Crossing my fingers for #Eltchat
10:00 pm SueannaN: @bethcagnol Take care honey #ELTCHAT
10:00 pm BethCagnol: RT @vickyloras: RT @Marisa_C RT @seburnt: Concordance site – www.lextutor.ca #ELTchat let’s not forget this great tool >>Love it
10:00 pm BethCagnol: RT @SueannaN: Thank to everyone for a great #ELTchat. Must go and do some prep for tomorrow. Moderators were excellent as always

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