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How to Get ELL Students to Talk-6 Story Telling Apps

I know when I was an English Language Learner (ELL) instructor, getting students to speak in front of others, was my greatest challenge.  Mind/Shift not only addresses this challenge for educators, but recommends some fantastic… 99 more words


Discipline, synthesising, and creating

While reading my book, I realised that how our team’s different books may help us shape our ideas. Five minds for the future by Howard Gardner… 365 more words


Will it blend?

We had a very interesting Tuesday evening last week on the 25th of August and the Online Marketing in Galway (OMIG) event, where The Language Mirror… 177 more words

Blended Learning

Should you use twitter, or any other social media for learning and teaching?

We’ve really enjoyed all the lunch time drop in sessions this week. It’s been great to hear from colleagues (in particular Nigel Craig and Ken Anderson) about how they are using tools such as TurnitinUK in their practice. 241 more words


Rubrics: the good, the bad and the genius column

Another day, another coffee club drop in session. For our penultimate drop in session this week, the topic of conversation was Rubrics.

Once again Jim Emery, assisted by John Smith (Learning Technologist, SHLS)  got things started by giving an overview of what rubrics are, and examples of how they can be set up and used.  349 more words


No More Teachers' Dirty Looks

An Edsurge blog asks, “Can Blended Learning Solve the U.S. Teacher Drought?” Basically, the issue is more about technology replacing people, in this case fully qualified teachers. 280 more words


QuickMarks, comments, feedback and feedfoward #GCUBlend

In our third lunchtime drop in session this week Jim Emery gave an overview of some of the increasingly popular uses of TurnitinUK.

Whilst the myth of Turnitin being a plagarism detection service persists (as Sam Ellis pointed out in his… 509 more words