Interesting Tech Links

Growing Up Digital – Based on the latest publication by Don Tapscott, this site deals with the influence of technology on society, youth, and the forces of transformation which are poised to emerge out of this trend.

Teaching With Technology Made Simple – Created by a teacher for teachers.

Computer Assisted Language Learning – A list of books that address the topic of using computers for language learning.

Tech ELT Blog – A site presenting interesting discussions about technology and English language teaching.

Integrating Technology – Integrating Technology in the Classroom

Marzano Research Laboratory – Directed by Dr. Robert Marzano, an expert in educational research, the site continually presents research that reflects the current knowledge base of best practices for enhancing student achievement. It was offers professional development opportunities and products for teachers.

SchoolTube – A site that provides students and educators a safe, world class, and free media sharing website. All student created materials on SchoolTube must be approved by registered teachers, follow local school guidelines, and adhere to high standards.

Interesting articles that support the benefits of technology.

More technology, fewer textbooks touted for kids – Toronto Star (April 29, 2009)

Using Technology to Help ESL/EFL Students Develop Language Skills by Ybarra & Green

Using Technology to Enhance the Classroom Environment

ESL in the Mainstream: How technology can help

The Internet for English Teaching: Guidelines for Teachers

Collaborative e-mail exchange for teaching secondary ESL: a case study in Hong Kong

Using the World Wide Web with Adult ESL Learners. ERIC Digest

Computer-Mediated Collaborative Learning: Theory and Practice

EFL Teachers’ Perceptions and Perspectives on Internet-Assisted Language Teaching

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