Month: November 2011

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Reflective Practice in ELT: The What, Why, and How – #ELTchat Summary 23/11/2011

This is a summary of the #Eltchat from 23/11/2011 at 2100 (GMT). It was contributed by Dale Coulter (@dalecoulter on Twotter) and first appeared on his blog Language Moments – it is reproduced here with his kind permission. Thank you very much, Dale!  Reflective Practice in ELT: The What, Why, and How   The theme of…
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Using Wikis in ELT – #ELTchat Summary 09/11/2011

This is the summary of a very lively discussion held on Twitter. By Alexandra Koukoumialou (@AlexandraKouk) and Dina Dobrou (@DinaDobrou)     #ELTchatters gathered on 9th November to discuss wikis. As usual a wealth of ideas and links were shared. But let’s just start by defining what a wiki is: A wiki ( /ˈwɪki/) is a…
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Virtual Learning Environments #ELTchat Summary 02/11/2011

This summary was contributed by Phil Longwell @teacherphil on Twitter and is reproduced here with his kind permission from his blog   This is a rough summary of an old #ELTChat, dated 2 November 2011, which I volunteered to write as I (am) currently researching the topic for an upcoming job interview.  It also connects with my MA…
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Teaching dyslexic students #ELTchat Summary 16/11/2011

This is the summary of the #ELTchat on Noveber 16, 2011. It was written by Gemma – @gemmateach on Twitter and is being reposted here with her kind permission.   Teaching dyslexic students As #ELTchat  were just discussing ‘Teaching Dyslexic Students‘ and November is the month for National Dyslexia Week here in the UK , I have…
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Dogme & Formal Assessment – the Odd Couple #ELTchat Summary 09/11/2011

This summary was contributed by Davied Petrie, alias @teflgeek and was first posted on his blog. It is reproduced here with his permission Thanks, David!!!    The original topic was  “Reconciling dogme and an unplugged approach with situations where formal assessment plays a key role in student motivation”, rather long for a blog post title,…
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#ELTchat goes to TESOL France!

November 2011      TESOL France came and went and its measure of success is in the conversations that are still going on, in the blog posts inspired by it and the many photos which are still being shared on Facebook and Twitter!   #ELTchat followers had a very strong presence with first and foremost…
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What would you like to talk about on #ELTchat on November 16, 2011?

Please Suggest Topics vv   The highest polling suggestions from last week that were not chosen will automatically be added to this week’s poll but is there anything else that you think might make a good topic for Wednesday’s chat! Top choice will be discussed at 21.00 GMT & 2nd choice at 12.00 GMT All…
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E-portfolios for students and teachers – #ELTChat summary 26/10/2011

E-portfolio for students and teachers – #ELTChat summary 26/10/2011 – Summary contributed by Yitzha Sarwono and is reposted here with her kind permission. Many thanks to Yitzha for her great summary.   How can we create them for learners’ and make the most of them for their own CPD   This Wednesday 26/10/2011 #ELTChat was moderated…
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