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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Technology in the ELT class

With the outbreak of the Covid-19 situation, not only have people's life styles begun to change but also nearly everything has altered. We have started to be aware of our well-being, to shop online, to spend time with our families more than ever and to learn online. 

Teaching online ( do not panic)

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 browse a book title “teaching online’. This, she muses, is a fairytale book! Who would not love to sit on a computer and teach!

Overcoming the challenges of online teaching

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

The debate has been raging for some time now about the efficacy of online teaching over classroom teaching. With lockdown and COVID – 19, we now have the unique opportunity to experience online teaching. Every step poses challenges and we as teachers are definitely overcoming them.

Challenges of online teaching

As many of us make the enforced move to the unfamiliar world of online teaching, there are obviously going to be some major challenges to how we deliver our lessons remotely. What are some of the key challenges you have faced, and how have you overcome them?

Corona, Corona

Do you remember the movie Corrina, Corrina? Well, my first blog (ever!) isn't about a song or a movie, unfortunately. I do, however, hope, you will find it interesting :) I invite you to read the entry to find out if the current situation is similar to yours - please, share your thoughts and feeling about this Corona schooling in the comments; I'm looking forward to reading them.

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