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In this section, you will find a number of blog posts, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Integrating ICT'. From primary-aged students to adult learners of English, the blog posts you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

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29 Apr 2021

Whether we like it or not, online classrooms are here to stay. We teachers can transform online classes into active and lively spaces if...

05 Jan 2021

With the outbreak of the Covid-19 situation, not only have people's life styles begun to change but also nearly everything has altered....

31 May 2020

Before we begin, let me tell you a story.  Picture this, a heavily pregnant teacher, who just got out of a 4 hour class, is standing to...

A woman looking at a notebook next to her laptop computer
20 May 2020

Even though emergency remote teaching offers no time for conducting teacher professional development without pressure, that does not...

18 May 2020

There are so many challenges facing us as we move to teaching our students online. And, since this situation is likely to be with us for...

10 May 2020

Teaching should be full of ideas instead of stuffed with facts.

The debate has been raging for some time now about the efficacy...

20 Apr 2020

As many of us make the enforced move to the unfamiliar world of online teaching, there are obviously going to be some major challenges...

13 Apr 2020

Do you remember the movie Corrina, Corrina? Well, my first blog (ever!) isn't about a song or a movie, unfortunately. I do, however,...

11 Dec 2019

Vicky Saumell talks about the benefits and challenges of using technology for language learning.

26 Jun 2019

The teacher is indispensable to ELT!

17 Jun 2019

Your students will enjoy producing their own cartoon videos, with the possibility of adding their own voice or some music. They will...

14 Jun 2019

Promoting autonomous learning outside classroom to focus on learning goals

28 May 2019

Teaching is communicating; Teaching is sharing; teaching is upgrading and updating.

11 May 2019

One-click translations for promoting learner autonomy

08 May 2019

I am an English teacher and the suggestions I share here come from my classroom practice

18 Nov 2018

The changing nature of society and hence the need to adapt teaching and learning to fit, is what led me to combining flipped and...

14 Aug 2018

Using Google Classroom and wikis to make learning English personal, relevant and engaging.

31 Jul 2018

With so many ICT tools designed for education, it is important to make the right choices

20 Dec 2017

5 ways to make your lessons more effective and engaging using a smart phone

27 Nov 2017

Children today use mobile devices as a matter of course. We EL teachers can put them to good use in the classroom.

24 Nov 2017

There is a great variety of pedagogical applications of mobile technology in ELT. I would like to share a practical example to integrate...

01 May 2017

Even though we live in the "mobile era", some educators are still reluctant to use mobile devices in the classroom.

29 Mar 2017

Recently I have been experimenting with using mobile devices in my university communication classes. Here are three enjoyable smartphone...

12 Jan 2017

Many surveys indicate that Instagram is among the top-five widely popular apps.

24 Nov 2016

Digital skills and ELT

16 Aug 2016

Tools to help you give feedback in the digital world

29 Jun 2016

I've compiled many "Best" lists for English Language Learners.

02 Jun 2016

How, what, when, how many resources to choose.

24 May 2016

A podcast is an audio file which you can download to your computer, phone or mp3 player and listen to whenever you choose.

17 Nov 2015

Integrating digital technology in the language classroom may be at times frustrating and challenging.