Russell Stannard is a Principal teaching fellow at the University of Warwick. He trains teachers/educators to incorporate the use of ICT into their teaching with particular emphasis on language education. He runs the website www.teachertrainingvideos.com which won the Times Higher “Outstanding Initiative in ICT” and the British Council ELTons “Innovation Award”. The website has become very well-known around the world and received over 300,000 visitors in 2013. It provides free step by step videos to help teachers incorporate technology into their teaching. He writes a regular column in the English Teaching Professional and gives talks all over the world.
Topic: Simple ICT Tools
Technology does not have to be complicated. In this talk Russell will present 3 simple tools that take literary minutes to learn but can revolutionise many things about our teaching and learning. The tools Russell will present are amongst the most popular on his website. They cover areas such as helping students to speak more, improving feedback and improving collaboration amongst students. This is a highly practical presentation and you will leave the talk knowing some great technologies and some useful ways of using them in your classes.
Video recording of the plenary session
You can watch the full recording of Russell Stannard’s talk on British Council Russia’s YouTube channel by clicking the link below:
Watch the interview that Russell gave us at the E-merging Forum 3: