Tagged: twitter

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Going With The Flow

I’ve been doing lots of thinking about social media, technology and especially about my own role in it all a la EFL Classroom 2.0. It’s been tough going. With the exponential growth of twitter and Facebook these last two or so years, it isn’t easy...

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ELTchat live

This Wed. there was a lively ELTchat about “Dogme” teaching. Very interesting and I decided ahead of time to just sit back and “listen/watch”. I already had a nice page for doing this – something I’m using to introduce the new teachers in my online...

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Being a teacher during a disaster

The recent tragic events in Japan have brought back memories of the 2005 tsunami when I was teaching grade 4 at Rose Ave. P.S. in Toronto. I’ve previously written about this multicultural school and the impact it had on my own teacher development. The tsunami...

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ELT Chat – great professional development

I would like to highlight ELT Chat – a twitter chat that happens every Wed. at 12 and 21 hr. GMT. (check the World Clock). Vote below on the topic for this week! What happens is that great educators offer tips and thoughts on the...

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On Brevity

The age of twitter and FB stimulation, is upon us. Quickness, brevity. Nobody take “the time” any more. It’s all about me or more to the point, “give me”. Talked with someone while testing my conference rooms this morning. He mentioned my blog posts are...

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Twitter – Love it / Hate it!

Okay, it has been 6+ months (and 1,200 tweets later)  that I’ve been on twitter and prompted by a discussion I had with my  Practicum students about this medium (I was urging them to form/make their own PLN) – I have to speak out. I...

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