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Screencastify - Screen Video Recorder. Annotate images and videos — ThingLink. Create & Find Free Multimedia Lessons. 10 Free Tools for Building Blended & Online Learning. As internet connections improve and costs of classroom hours increase, it’s becoming increasingly important to offer some form of blended or totally online materials to enhance courses.

10 Free Tools for Building Blended & Online Learning

Blog - Top 10 ESL Websites Worth Trying in 2018 - Top 10 ESL Websites Worth Trying in 2018. Welcome, English Language Teachers!

Blog - Top 10 ESL Websites Worth Trying in 2018 - Top 10 ESL Websites Worth Trying in 2018

ELTs like us spend an incredible amount of time surfing the Web. We educate, question, advise, inspire, and collaborate online. We learn. We create. We post. Here at, sharing resources among educators is our passion. LanguageTool Style and Grammar Check. Transcribe audio to text automatically. 8 YouTube Tools to Help Learn English. It always amazes me that despite being the world’s largest video library, YouTube is still blocked or banned in many educational institutions.

8 YouTube Tools to Help Learn English

As a resource for learning about almost anything, but particularly for language learning it is an incredibly valuable tool and a tool that many third party companies have started to build on and exploit to make its use easier and more engaging. Below are just a few of the many tools that can help educators exploit the learning potential of YouTube with a particular focus on English language learning.

Convertissez vos PDF en Flipbooks HTML5 grâce à notre outil en ligne - Flipsnack. Create Texting Fiction to Keep Your Teens Engaged. Texting fiction is a new emergent genre of fiction writing that is becoming very popular among teens and I have to say when I started reading a few of these creations I can see why.

Create Texting Fiction to Keep Your Teens Engaged

Basically the narrative is structured as a phone based text conversation and can include images and videos as well as text and audio messages. The reader taps their way through the messages as a kind of voyeur, following the interaction between the two people to build their understanding of the story. Virtual Reality in Use – Teacher Phili. On 22 Nov 2017 the #ELTchat was on the topic of ‘Virtual Reality In Use’. This is a written summary of the chat, while an enhanced video showing some of the sites mentioned and a chat between the joint summary writers is at the end. The question to kick start was about the VR headsets available in the market. One of the participants mentioned Google Cardboard Box, the affordable Google VR set for schools. As there were doubts because some participants were not familiar with this VR possibility, this site was suggested for quick research. Google Cardboard is a VR headset that you put your phone into.

ELTchat newcomer, @paulinobrener said he hadn’t used VR in the classroom but would love to use VR in his online classes. The chat moved on to what was actually the main purpose of the exchange, which was how to integrate the VR possibility to meaningful ELT classroom usage. Create Texting Fiction to Keep Your Teens Engaged. Nik Peachey's Educational Technology & ELT Newsletter 14th Feb 2017. Hi and welcome to the first February edition of my Edtech and ELT Newsletter.

Nik Peachey's Educational Technology & ELT Newsletter 14th Feb 2017

In this issue I have a great collection of new articles most of which focus on three main themes - Digital literacies for teachers The role of artificial intelligence in homework marking and support The importance of encouraging students to think critically about news and information. In the tools section there’s a great collection of apps and resources and a link to one of the most useful search engines for digital research and study. In the games section I have two more free games, one that focuses on vocabulary and the other on social development issues, but before we get into the details I’d like to share some Valentine’s love by offering a 75% discount code for all my books and resources. The code will expire in 48 hours though, so be sure to use it quickly: 8TONWQF9LM - Just choose the books you want, click on ‘Buy Now’ and enter the coupon code. News & Articles. English listening exercises and tests with selected talks.

English Levels (Based on the CEFR) A2: Basic - Elementary B1: Intermediate B2: Upper Intermediate C1: Advanced A1-Beginner and C2-Proficiency levels not available.

English listening exercises and tests with selected talks

5 Benefits of Using Backchannels In Your Classroom. Over the last two weeks I've introduced a lot of teachers to using Padlet, TodaysMeet, and Socrative in their classrooms.

5 Benefits of Using Backchannels In Your Classroom

All three of these tools can be used as backchannel and informal assessment tools. I've written about various ways to use each of these tools in the past. (Click here for TodaysMeet, here for Padlet, and here for Socrative). Here are some of the key benefits of using backchannels in your classroom. 1. 2. Edutopia. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 15 Excellent YouTube Channels for Language Teachers and ESL Learners. January 13, 2017 YouTube hosts a treasure trove of excellent educational content that speaks to the learning needs of a wide variety of audiences.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 15 Excellent YouTube Channels for Language Teachers and ESL Learners

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Free Forever: For Personal $0/month Curate & share personal content. Share information beautifully. TesTeach. Créer facilement des leçons interactives – Les Outils Tice. TesTeach est une plateforme en ligne qui permet de créer et de partager facilement des leçons interactives, des présentations ou encore des ressources numériques.

TesTeach. Créer facilement des leçons interactives – Les Outils Tice

Elle est utilisable aussi bien par un enseignant que par des élèves. Seul petit regret, l’interface est en anglais. PlagScan. L’arme fatale contre les plagiats – Les Outils Tice. Plagscan est une solution en ligne pour détecter les plagiats et vérifier l’originalité des textes que vous allez lui soumettre. Autant dire que c’est un outil que certains de vos étudiants ne vont pas aimer. Ne pas aimer du tout. 6 outils pour detecter les plagiats et les copier-coller – Les Outils Tice. Voici 6 outils en ligne qui permettent de détecter dans les copies de vos élèves ou étudiants les plagiats et autres copier-coller. C’est l’épidémie de l’ère Google. Le plagiat est un phénomène depuis longtemps connu et répertorié dans le monde universitaire. Il touche aujourd’hui tous les niveaux de classe du primaire au lycée.

UnPlag. L’outil ultime contre le plagiat et le copier-coller – Les Outils Tice. UnPlag est un outil d’une redoutable efficacité pour détecter le plagiat et le copier-coller dans les écrits professionnels ou encore les devoirs et autres mémoires de vos étudiants. 3 outils nouveaux pour créer des nuages de mots clés – Les Outils Tice.

Article mis à jour le 23 janvier 2015 par Fidel Navamuel Les nuages de mots sont une forme graphique qui trouve de nombreux terrains d’application en classe. 13 outils pour utiliser la vidéo en classe – Les Outils Tice. Article mis à jour le 31 décembre 2016 par Fidel Navamuel La vidéo est désormais un média incontournable dans l’usage des TICE en classe. Un média qui n’est pas simple à manipuler, à scénariser, à monter, à partager sans des moyens et des formations adaptés. Les choses évoluent cependant avec des outils en ligne qui rendent plus facile l’intégration de la vidéo dans vos projets pédagogiques. Voici treize outils et services présentés ces derniers mois sur le site qui vont vous permettre d’utiliser la vidéo en classe sans trop de difficultés.

Créer des vidéos interactives. Class Tech Tips: LiveBinders Teacher Organization Tool: Curate, Collaborate & More! How do you keep track of all of your favorite resources? Do you have a system for staying organized? The folks at LiveBinders have an awesome tool to help teachers stay organized. They understand that teachers search online to find great ideas and resources to bring into their lessons. LiveBinders is a teacher organization tool that lets you can keep all of the resources you collect in one place. LiveBinders Teacher Organization Tool. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Academic Search Engines for Research Students. December 23, 2016 Niche-specific content is usually not readily available through regular generic search engines. One example is the academic and scholarly content. While running a search query about an academic topic through a generic search engine such as Google would probably render fairly decent results, it, however, usually takes digging into so much fluff before finally landing on relevant results.

This is where having access to topic-specific search engines comes in handy. Interactive presentation software. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Poster for Teachers. Video Creation. This page is designed to introduce and show you how to use various free video creation resources. Click here to learn how to create choose your own adventure videos in YouTube. Making Videos on the Web - A Guide for Teachers How to make an Animoto video. Introduction to the Myna sound mixer. 7 ways you can use technology to engage with students – Resources for English Language Learners and Teachers. Collaboration Mindmaps. Teacher tools 2.0. Mind Map and Concept Map Creating Tools & Tips.

Google Hangouts & Google Plus. Teacher tools 2.0. Crossword Puzzle Maker. You must have an OLD browser. The old crossword maker doesn't allow all of the new features like cool fonts, adding images, shadows, special colors, and much more coming in the furture like saving, and being playable online.

You can upgrade your browser to IE 9+ or better yet, get the Google Chrome browser and enjoy all of those great features. Free Puzzlemaker. Make your own Word Scramble Puzzle. This page allows you to create Word Scramble puzzles using your words. Please enter a set of words.


Do coaching and technology make a good fit? - Biz-E-training. This post is adapted from an article published in Business Issues, the IATEFL BESIG Newsletter, Summer 2015, Issue 90, and is reproduced with the kind permission of the Editor, Chris Stanzer. Available from In recent years, the use of coaching techniques in ELT has become increasingly widespread. The Future of Education. Sherry Turkle: Connected, but alone? Debates: Tech bubble.