Archive for March 2011

Wednesday 30 March 2011

The worst thing about educational technology is educational technology

by Nik Peachey

This must seem like a contradictory title and an odd one especially coming from me, as I am an educational technology consultant and writer, but to be honest I stand by this statement and I’d like to tell you why. Over the last ten plus years ‘consumer technology’, and by that I mean the everyday […]

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Saturday 5 March 2011

Is the 140 character ‘micro interaction’ enough?

by Nik Peachey

A few years back educationalists were getting extremely excited about the possibilities that computer games and virtual worlds had to offer within education.  Even the mainstream press seemed to develop a fascination for Second Life, which was hardly out of the news and even inspired an episode of the TV crime series CSI. Marc Prensky […]

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Wednesday 2 March 2011

Recent reviews

by Helen Beesley

Read recent reviews of the two latest titles in the award-winning Delta Teacher Development Series. Read a review of The Business English Teacher from February's Business Spotlight and the latest review of Teaching Online from March's English Teaching Professional here.

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Wednesday 2 March 2011

March’s Delta Download

by Helen Beesley

March's Delta Download is now available! Visit the Downloads area for Part 7 in of our serialisation of The Minimax Teacher by Jon Taylor from Delta Publishing’s Professional Perspectives series. We are offering fantastic FREE resources for teachers every month, simply register here for access and to be informed when the latest Delta Download is available via Delta's monthly e-newsletter.

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Tuesday 1 March 2011

ELTons 2011

by Helen Beesley

The Teaching Online team attended the ELTons 2011 Award Ceremony on 23rd February in London in the hope of winning another award for the Delta Teacher Development Series, however it wasn’t our year! We would however like to congratulate all of this year’s winners, details of which can be found here.

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