New Year’s Res(v)olutions

“I’ll be more organised!”, “I will never take students’ tests home!“, “I won’t let the admin stuff pile up!”, “I will never check my email on Sunday!“. Rings the bell? New Year’s Resolutions! Oh yeah, been there, done that, got the T-shirt. But, why not start again and this time Read More …

Flipbooks

According to Paperturn, flipbook (flip-book) is “an interactive, HTML5 online publication that has the look and feel of a real, page-turning publication (complete with page-turning sound effects, page shadows and more)”. This form of online presentation is very popular amongst hospitality, housing or photography businesses showcasing and marketing their services.  Read More …

Christmas giveaway

Christmas is a period of giving and sharing. Below, a few “Christmas gifts” – time and effort saving ideas which will help to get your students more creative and your classes more engaging. Merry (and stress-free) Christmas!   MY FAVOURITE and FREE TOOLS PDF2GO  for editing, splitting, merging and coverting pdf Read More …

Screen recorders

Tired of repeating the same thing umpteen times? Stop straining your voice then! Don’t waste time any more and start recording the screen! Let’s have a quick look at the benefits  and the best tools to do it.  Recording the screen boosts students’ engagement and promotes learner autonomy and ownership. It Read More …

September Treasure Hunt

Teachers use the Internet for a range of reasons: to supplement their lessons with attractive material, to promote inquiry learning amongst their students, to search for fresh ideas and “rejuvenate” their profession or to find tools making their teaching more interactive and more efficient. Using the internet brings the ‘real Read More …

Save time with technology

It’s the end of the academic year. Time for summer holiday and time for evaluation and reflection. Have you used this precious commodity called TIME wisely? Let me talk about some strategies, tools and ideas that saved my time. Go paperless Going paperless – is it a dream or a Read More …

Go paperless: What can be stored in the “cloud”

Going paperless – is it a dream or a real possibility? Paperless classroom saves not only paper and money but also time you spend on photocopying. It allows you to store materials and student evidence on online platforms  and makes them more accessible for students. It gives students an opportunity Read More …

A 10-minute reading routine with ReadWorks

Join over one million educators using ReadWorks to improve students’ reading comprehension skills. Use content (Fiction, Non-fiction and Poetry) written by experts and curated by educators – topics you’re teaching and topics worth knowing from “How do scrapes heal“, through “The Legend of the Pharaoh’s Curse” to “Visual art“. As said Read More …