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My Nominations for Edublogs Awards 2009

<![CDATA[ …And my nominations for the Edublog Awards 2009 are: Best individual blog Karenne Sylvester’s Kalinagoenglish http://kalinago.blogspot.com/ Gavin Dudeney’s ThatS’Life http://slife.dudeney.com/ Best individual tweeter Shelly Terrell  http://twitter.com/ShellTerrell Best new blog Ken Wilson’s Blog http://kenwilsonelt.wordpress.com/ Digital Play http://digitalplay.info/blog/ Best class blog Christina Markoulaki http://markaki-students.blogspot.com/ (Maria Markaki Language School) Best resource sharing […]

TEFL Pursuits

<![CDATA[You all know the great board game of Trivial Pursuit . I just love this game and have had lots of fun playing with friends, although, it must be admitted that the cultural bias of many of the questions makes it a bit more difficult if you are playing in […]

Yes, and…..

<![CDATA[There is a specific activity I often use in creative thinking skills workshops which works wonderfully well. I learnt it from T.Richards, during a lecture in Athens some years ago (pls see note at end). It's called the “Yes, and…” activity In this activity, one person, or the teacher even, […]

Technology – With or Without you?

<![CDATA[A great week for me (September 14-20)  as this was the first time I was participating in an online course on the Moodle platform. The course was  organised by SEETA (South Eastern Europe Teachers Associations) The topic was “Teaching without Technology”  with Scott Thornbury as the tutor and, by the end of the […]

What is a Crocodile?

Well, I guess many educators have read this post which was sent to me via e-mail. I cannot even remember who first sent it to me. The email contained the pupil’s name but I have not published it, as I recently discovered that this was not a fictitious name but […]