Month: May 2012

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Do ELT Publishers have too much influence or do they lag behind the times? #ELTchat Summary 16/05/2012

This summary was contributed by Michael Griffin and first appeared on his blog ELT Rants, Reviews & Reflections. It is reproduced here with his kind permission.   The Summary  The lively and, dare I say inspiring, chat took place on May 16th, 2012 at 12:00 pm BST and was expertly moderated by @rliberni, @Shaunwilden, and @Marisa_C. The question we…
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#ELTchat at the ELTons

ELTons Awards Nomination News May 23, 2012   Innovation in Teacher Resources We are very proud, pleased and honoured to be shortlisted in the nominations for an ELTons  award, “the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching (ELT).” For a whole week this blog will be celebrating the ELTons  award nomination and shortlisting of the #ELTchat website  and #ELTchat, a weekly online discussion on Twitter  followed by hundreds…
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What is best practice for observing teachers – #ELTchat summary 18/04/2012

Summary contributed by @elawassel  and reposted here from her blog with her  kind permission  This is a summary of the #ELTchat that took place on Wednesday 18 April at 21:00 BST. It was a very rich discussion skilfully moderated by @Shaunwilden, @Marisa_C, @rliberni and @ShellTerrell.   Types of observation   During the chat we talked…
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May Challenge: My Learning English Journey

May Challenge: My Learning English Journey by Tara Benwell It’s time for a NEW #ELTChat PLN blog challenge. This month’s challenge was inspired by Beyza Yılmaz – alias @beyza on Twitter and suggested by Tara Benwell – @tarabenwell – who also provided us with the text for this post. Beyza is an EFL instructor and…
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If you could recommend one particular webtool for the classroom, what would it be, and why? #ELTchat Summary 29/02/2012

This is the summary of the second #eltchat on Wednesday 29th February. To find out exactly what #eltchat is, click here. (Since this post is full of links which may change/move at a later date, please let me know if any of them are broken. Thanks!) “IF YOU COULD RECOMMEND ONE PARTICULAR WEBTOOL FOR THE CLASSROOM, WHAT WOULD…
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Introducing CPD to Dinosaurs – #ELTchat summary 02/05/2012

Photo Credit: yyellowbird via Compfight cc   This is a summary of the #eltchat which took place at 12 noon BST on Wednesday 2nd May, 2012. The full title of the chat was: Practical ideas to introduce workshops on CPD to dinosaurs 🙂 – what is important and how to go about setting up a programme. The chat…
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How to combine F2F and online learning in blended courses? #ELTChat Summary 25/04/2012

    This summary first appeared on Eduardo Sandos’s blog, ELT Bakery, and was reporoduced here with his kind permission. May 2, 2012     The topic of last Wednesday’s evening #ELTChat on April 25 was How to combine face-to-face and online learning in blended courses? The experience with blended learning varied quite a lot among participants, which…
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