Useful Articles for Teachers
Briefing Paper: ESOL with Young Learners 14-19
A briefing paper compiled following the day conference ESOL with Young Learners. It contains a synthesis of the views expressed by delegates and workshop leaders and is endoresed by NATECLA Management Council
Articles: Using Technology
"What is certain, is that technology will not wait for teachers to catch up – if we want to engage with our learners, with their new learning styles and their preferred methods of communication and information exchange, then we will have to learn how to operate in these areas."
Nicky Hockly has written a series of articles for ESOL practitioners in NATECLA News on the the use of technology in language teaching. They are:
Nicky's Blog eModeration Station: Tools, Tips, Techniques and Tweets for Online Moderators
Gavin Dudeney and Nicky Hockly are co-directors of The Consultants-E, an online training and development consultancy. The Consultants-E run regular in-service online teacher development courses on a wide range of ICT topics for language teachers. http://www.theconsultants-e.com/
Russell Stannard helps you improve your knowledge of technologies such as Wikis, iTunes, youTube and more in his article -
Russell's website is http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com
Other Articles and Teacher Tips
Maureen Elmslie. Sutton College of Learning for Adults. A shorter version of this Driving Theory test article was published in NATECLA News Autumn 09.