Tech Tools for Online Teaching

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    Introduction to Tech Tools

    Tech experts Nik Peachey and Tom Walton present an invaluable series on using technology in the classroom. 

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Podcasting

    In the first instalment of his brand-new series, Nik Peachey looks at podcasting and how it can be used to help students develop their listening and speaking skills both inside and outside the classroom. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on podcasting and a downloadable lesson plan.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Managing class interaction in online learning

    By using a  variety of interaction patterns, online learning can become much more dynamic. This article lists the advantages and tips of a key part of online learning: breakout rooms.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Blogging

    Nik Peachey looks at blogging and explores how we can use it as a tool to support language learning both inside and outside the classroom.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Video-sharing

    Nik Peachey explores video-sharing and how we can use it to motivate language learning. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on the use of video-sharing, including a list of tools to create activities around videos, such as ESLvideo, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Social bookmarking

    Nik Peachey explores social bookmarking and how we can use it to save bookmarks online to access them from any computer. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on the use of social bookmarking, including a list of tools to collate web pages like scrible and Delicious, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Social Questionnaires

    Nik Peachey explores social questionnaires and how we can use them to create motivating classroom and homework tasks.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Word Clouds

    In the third instalment of his series, Nik Peachey looks at word clouds and how they can be used to help students develop their vocabulary, understanding of syntax and reading and speaking skills. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on word clouds, a downloadable lesson plan, a video screencast tutorial and a printable how-to guide.

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    Tech Tools for Teachers: Digital Narrative

    In the second instalment of his series, Nik Peachey looks at digital narrative and how it can be used to help students develop their communication skills both inside and outside the classroom. Nik provides a comprehensive overview article on digital narrative, a downloadable lesson plan and a printable how-to guide.