Now Smrt classes can be even more interactive with the use of an air mouse. This new technology gives way to smooth transitions between pages and activities with no need of wires for an increase of movement in the classroom.
Voice recordings have become more popular with advances in technology. Exciting new web tools lead to increased proficiency in oral language skills.
Read more on this topic- Link
February 19th 2014, Lizzie Pinard will host a webinar for English language teachers. The topic is learner autonomy. It will be discussed along with suggestions on practical methods that we can use to encourage learners to be genuinely autonomous outside the classroom.
Read more information- Link
Read more and sign up- Link
Great Ted Talk for any teacher
Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, “They don’t pay me to like the kids.” Her response: “Kids don’t learn from people they don’t like.’” A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.
A teacher uses technology so all students can reach new limits.The use of interactive rubrics by websites like goo.lg, to shorten URL’s and using the computer generated QR code (as seen below). Students are able to gain access to resources when they come to challenges during the task.
Read the full article here- Link