How to share videos, photos, movenotes, etc. quickly using Padlet

One website I find invaluable for sharing my students' work is padlet.com.  This site allows you to create a webpage with its own url.  When students access this site, they just have to click on the background and they can upload their projects.  They can share photos, videos, text, anything really.  I used it today after my …

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Bringing English to Life

The language school where I work in London, Embassy English, has developed an approach to integrating technology into teaching called Bringing English to Life. Students use apps and websites, mainly on their own devices, that help them develop and document their language production. Students are given projects that not only focus on language being produced …

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Padlet

A few weeks ago I posted about using Fotobabble in class.   I really like this tool, but it left me wondering, whenever students create something, like a voice recording, what's the best way to share it?   Should we spend class time sharing?  Should they get all their devices out and share in pairs? …

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BYOD versus School-Provided Technology, Part 1

It seems to be all about BYOD (bring your own device) these days.  Which is a good thing since at our school we have lost access to the computer lab and there's no investment in any new technology (like i-pads).  But is BYOD better?  Are there certain activities that work better (or not as well) when students use their …

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