Items tagged: "digital literacy"

Tuesday 5 April 2011

Why it’s Digital Playtime in ELT

Hi everyone, I’m Graham Stanley and my co-author is Kyle Mawer. We’ve written a book called Digital Play : Computer games and language aims for the Delta Teacher Development Series, which will be published shortly. During the next month we’ll be writing for the DELTA Publishing Teacher Development blog. This will also coincide with the 45th […]

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Wednesday 30 March 2011

The worst thing about educational technology is educational technology

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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Friday 11 February 2011

It’s time to change the way we test our students.

This posting was prompted by a question I was asked during a recent teacher training session that I was delivering on digital study skills and digital literacy. I can’t remember the exact wording of the question but in essence it was this; “How can we get our students to appreciate using digital tools and web […]

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Thursday 20 January 2011

Breaking down the walls of the classroom

In this posting I would like to argue that in order for technology to really enhance learning and for learners to achieve their full potential, we need to fundamentally rethink the relationship between learning and the classroom and to rethink the role of the teacher. As things stand at the moment the most common scenario […]

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Monday 6 December 2010

ELT and the Crisis in Education: Digital Reading Skills

In this post I would like to pick up on some of the issues I have mentioned in earlier posts and start to go into a bit more depth. I would like to start by arguing that the majority of particularly young people living in developed countries do the bulk of their reading each day […]

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