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Greg Quinlivan replied to Cynthia Brandt's discussion How does a Teacher's attitude towards Creativity affects student creativity?
"One interesting movement that is developing, at least in the English language teaching area, is "dogme", which focuses on building lessons, resources, activities, etc. based on student interest and needs as they emerge during the lesson.…"
Sep 27, 2010
Greg Quinlivan replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"HI Anne. Thanks for taking the time to reply to my plea. Also, thanks for your support. As I mentioned in my reply to Sara-Elizabeth, my actual situation is further complicated by having to be a substitute at seven different schools, since each one…"
Jul 28, 2010
Greg Quinlivan replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Hi Sara-Elizabeth. Thanks for your reply and my apologies for not responding sooner. I can see you are doing everything you can to maximise your students' involvement in learning despite the barriers set up by your school's…"
Jul 28, 2010
Greg Quinlivan replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Hi Michael, Sorry for the late reply. Again, the problem is moving between so many different classrooms and having time to set this us in between. I've used USB sticks for videos, presentations, etc. but they are ready to go using existing…"
Jul 28, 2010
Greg Quinlivan replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Hi Syd, Sorry my reply is late. Thanks for the link. Unfortunately I can't set it up on all the computers I'm likely to come across. Nor is it practical to take time out of a lesson to translate something, particularly when I have a…"
Jul 28, 2010
Anne Soprano replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Hi - you have so much going on! I would say that the most reasonable solution and the solution that would allow you to continue to grow as an educator is to have a dedicated English classroom. Technology at your fingertips would encourage you to…"
Jul 7, 2010
Sara-Elizabeth Cottrell replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"I don't have a solution for you except to tell you 1) I don't think you're being unreasonable and 2) I sympathize and 3) keep amassing your resources because your situation will not always be the same. I do have a committed classroom…"
Jul 6, 2010
Michael Fawcett replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"I forgot... google chrome has a translator built right into it... and it's included in the portable apps suite http://portableapps.com/suite"
Jul 6, 2010
Michael Fawcett replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Have you considered using a USB drive loaded with as much of the software as you can? I know there's a student notebook version of Smart software out there (…"
Jul 6, 2010
Syd (EduNut) replied to Greg Quinlivan's discussion I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help) in the group Edtech
"Greg, I can at least help you with the language barrier with regard to the computer. Google has a toolbar you can download quickly and you can use a link on that toolbar to translate back and forth from Chinese to…"
Jul 6, 2010
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I'd Like to Use Technology - But ... (please help)

OK, so I've been reading about the benefits of using interactivetechnologies in learning and, as a teacher I get it. Like many others Ihave also been building my PLN so that I am locating the best sources ofinformation, sharing ideas, asking questions and offering opinions. Sowhat is the problem?The problem is that my school environmentdoes not support me. Although IWB's/SmartBoards are cropping up all overthe place, and I have started to learn and be trained in theirfeatures, my circumstances…See More
Jul 6, 2010
Greg Quinlivan commented on Tatiana's group 2.0 Educators in International & EFL Schools
"Hi again. I'm wondering if this Ning group is active or not, since I haven't seen any posts in the last week. I don't plan to post multiple times per day here, but it would be pleasant to share some experiences, thoughts, ideas,…"
May 2, 2010
Greg Quinlivan commented on Steven W. Anderson's group Twitter
"I'm new to Ning, PLN and Twitter, but I believe it has great potential. My situation is that I'm an English language teacher working in Taiwan (at present) in an elementary school. I'm reasonably sure that if I suggested using Twitter…"
Apr 27, 2010
Greg Quinlivan commented on Tatiana's group 2.0 Educators in International & EFL Schools
"I'm brand new to Ning and the PLN, so please be gentle! However, I've been teaching ESL and EFL now for about six years in Korea, Brunei, Australia (my home), briefly in China, but mainly in Taiwan. I'm looking forward to sharing with…"
Apr 27, 2010
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Apr 27, 2010

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