Month: March 2012

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How can you make the most of films / movies in and out of class? #ELTchat Summary 28/03/2012

This is a summary of the #eltchat which took place at 9pm (GMT) on Wednesday 28 March 2012. It was contributed by Steve Muir @steve_muir https://twitter.com/#!/steve_muir Apart from the odd occasion when I’ve lurked a little, this was my first #eltchat since I started using Twitter just over a year ago. It had been on…
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How can you make the most of films / movies in and out of class? #ELTchat Summary 28/03/2012

This is a summary of the #eltchat which took place at 9pm (GMT) on Wednesday 28 March 2012. It was contributed by Steve Muir @steve_muir https://twitter.com/#!/steve_muir Apart from the odd occasion when I’ve lurked a little, this was my first #eltchat since I started using Twitter just over a year ago. It had been on…
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Time Management for Teachers – #ELTchat Summary 29/02/2012

The full title of this #ELTchat was ‘Time Management for teachers – in particular, how easy do people find it to juggle the various demands of the job?” and the summary was contributed by David Petrie, alias @teflgeek  It is reposted here from his blog with his kind permission. Thank you David!!!    Summary A…
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How can we get the most from conferences whether we attend or not? #ELTchat Summary 14/03/2012

This is the summary of the first #eltchat on Wednesday 14th March 2012. To find out exactly what #eltchat is, click here. This summary was contributed by Sandy Millin – @sandymillin on Twitter – and was first posted on her blog. It is reproduced here with her kind permission.   With IATEFL 2012 fast approaching and in the midst of…
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Why and How to Encourage Students’ Critical Thinking Skills – #ELTchat Summary 15/02/2012

Why and How to Encourage Students’ Critical Thinking Skills – an #Eltchat Summary This is a summary of the #eltchat which took place at 12noon GMT on Wednesday 15th February, 2012.  The discussion was moderated superbly by@ShellTerrell and @Shaunwilden and was, as usual, informative and thought-provoking….. What is critical thinking? Some definitions: ‘It’s applying reasoned and disciplined thinking to a subject.’  (@worldteacher)…
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The future of publishing in ELT for teachers and students: #ELTchat Summary 22/02/2012

The future of publishing in ELT for teachers & students: a summary of our #ELTchat Last Wednesday (22/02) during the second #ELTchat of the day, the topic under discussion was: The future of publishing in the ELT industry for teachers and students. The chat was fast-paced and whilst it was ongoing I had the feeling we were…
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