Tag: Twitter

Training and Development for Teachers and Learners

#ELTchat: the loss of eltchat.com – Plan B

<![CDATA[For the last – well, almost two years now, since September 15 2010, #ELTchat has kept us on our toes and forged hundreds of professional and personal relationships amongst its followers who turn up on Twitter every Wednesday to talk about topics they have suggested and voted on – a community of peers which was…
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#ELTchat: the loss of eltchat.com – Plan B

For the last – well, almost two years now, since September 15 2010, #ELTchat has kept us on our toes and forged hundreds of professional and personal relationships amongst its followers who turn up on Twitter every Wednesday to talk about topics they have suggested and voted on – a community of peers which was…
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#ELTchat Symposium at the IATEFL Conference in Glasgow – it's today!!!!!!!

<![CDATA[ Continuous professional development through social networking March 22nd from 15.50 – 18.20  in Gala 1 Room For some of us, it will be the first face-to-face meeting. Here is what I mean: I have worked as a co-moderator with Barbara Hoskins-Sakamoto for more than a year now and, although we ‘ve had many conversations…
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My Nominations for the Edublogs Awards 2011 – #eddies11

<![CDATA[ I still remember how much I enjoyed being nominated for some of the awards as a new blogger and tweeter in 2009 and how much this encouraged me to keep blogging and to try to keep getting better. Some people may still think these nominations have no value – well, they do; it’s our…
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Happy 1st Birthday #ELTchat!

<![CDATA[ Happy Birthday #ELTchat and all #ELTchat followers!     It’s been an amazing year and I am very proud and grateful to have been a part of this! I look forward to many more birthdays and many more new directions that this great PLN will take me to! Thank to all who follow and…
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Survey on the use of Social Networks for Foreign Language Teachers

<![CDATA[Dear PLN, Many of you are aware that since earlier this year,  I have been involved in an EU funded project – aPLaNet – whose aim is to help Foreign Language Teachers develop and maintain their own PLN in an autonomous way. Creating one’s PLN takes time, effort and commitment,  and those of you reading…
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The New Twitter and why I don't like it

<![CDATA[For months now, the "new" Twitter has been warning me that I should switch to that, because soon I will have to one way or the other. Today there was a severe warning You all know how I love Twitter and what I think about its value and role in forming my PLN!  And, on…
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Can you teach a Dogme Lesson on your Cambridge DELTA?

<![CDATA[This post is written in response and as part of a twitter conversation with Martin Sketchley – @ELTexperiences on Twitter. His blog post on his own Dogme observed lesson can be found at the end of this post. In the days before writing his experimental asignment for the DELTA course, Jonathan – my trainee of…
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#ELTchat – 99,052 Tweets and counting!

<![CDATA[  This is not the image a heartbeat. It’s the burst of energy of hundreds of tweets which are sent by the many ELT professionals participating in an online discussion called #ELTchat every Wednesday at two different times, at 12:00 p.m. GTM and  at 21:00 p.m. GMT. What is #ELTchat? Every Wednesday at 12:00 p.m.…
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