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2017 IATEFL Conference live online

Posted by Maria on April 5, 2017

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Lifelong learning and EFL in Greek state schools

Posted by Maria on May 18, 2010

With respect to previous blog posts, there is no need to mention that lifelong learning has assumed the value of a professional duty. This is not only limited to the content-knowledge of our field of study, but it is also extended to cross-curricular areas and new classroom practices.

ICT literacy skills, for instance, are considered a must since they can enrich the learning environment (multimodal information input) and enhance students’ motivation. To take advantage of these benefits, the National Ministry of Education, Lifelong Learning and Religious Affairs has initiated many actions since 2000. In my opinion, the most important are the services provided by the Greek School Network

As far as TEFL is concerned,e-yliko collection of lesson plans ideas and WWW resources are a useful point of reference too.

Also, the licence of the commercial software material “English+” has been bought for use in state schools. It is claimed to cater for Elementary and Intermediate level students’ needs. You can find technical and methodological guidelines or even some training material at this link

Moreover, the Pedagogical Institute has created their own computer-based software to complement classroom EFL resources. So, if you are interested to update your TEFL practices, you can find it online for Junior High Schools on these links:

English for Beginners

English for Intermediate-Advanced students

and for Primary Schools on the following web address:

English in 4th, 5th & 6th Grades

Finally, although these initiatives are difficult to be implemented extensively in the school timetable due to time constraints (especially in the secondary education), they can hopefully help EFL teachers meet their students’ profiles more effectively.

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TEFL resources

Posted by Maria on April 12, 2010

Here you can find some of my favourite bookmarks with a short description: for crosscurricular material for teachers, learners and parents for encyclopedia entries for a great collection of poems for free electronic books for autonomous languages’ learning for quotations for English language reference for the Official Educational Portal by the Hellenic Ministry of Education for subtitled videos by the Greek EduT.V.

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Ideas for creating immersive learning experiences


Ideas and thoughts on language, learning it and teaching it

iLoveTEFL by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus

On a journey to become the best English teachers we can be

Teacher Training Unplugged

simplifying language teacher education

ELF Pronunciation

Ideas for teachers and students interested in pronunciation and listening for English as a Lingua Franca

english and tech Kat Robb

Growing and learning in this digital age

British English Coach

Take Control of Your English Language Learning

Business English Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans and Ideas for Business English Trainer

the hands up project

Online Storytelling and English language learning with Palestinian and Syrian Children in Gaza, the West Bank and Jordan

Sandy Millin

Technologically and linguistically adventurous EFL teacher, trainer, writer and manager

Technology for language learning

it's NOT about what the teacher does with technology

Learner Coaching ELT

for teachers looking at learning once class is over

Pronunciation Central - Arizio Sweeting

where pronunciation teaching really matters

Lizzie Pinard

Reflections of an English Language Teacher