36 min

Nik Peachey: How online tools can unleash student creativity ELTtime

    • Language Learning

In the very first episode of ELTtime, our Digital Manager, Matt, chats with Nik Peachey, a well-known teacher trainer and learning technology consultant. Expect inspiring discussions about creativity and innovation in the classroom, recommendations for handy apps to use, as well as hidden pitfalls to avoid when using tech in the classroom.

Let us know if you enjoyed the episode! Get in touch with any suggestions or questions – you can find us at @garneteducation everywhere!

LINKS

Nik’s publications: – Digital Video a Manual for Language Teachers, Hacking Creativity, Digital Tools for Teachers and Thinking Critically through Digital Media
Nik’s EdTech and ELT blog
Nik’s Learning technology and ELT newsletter
21st Century Skills in the ELT classroom – Coming soon. Nik wrote chapter 2: Creativity and Innovation in ELT classes
Shot clip – a social movie making app with different templates.
Lyrics training – You can watch music videos and recreate the lyrics
Hypersay – Nik uses this in presentations and conferences

CHAPTERS

0 – 0:19 – Intro
0:19 – 5:20 – ELTons and blended learning
5:20 – 9:48 – Creativity and innovation in the classroom
9:48 – 12:13 – How to create videos in a classroom setting
12:13 – 13:44 – Recommended resources, apps and websites for teachers to use
13:44 – 16:35 – Classroom management and video making
16:35 – 18:49 – Do activities such as video making favour outgoing students?
18:49 – 21:49 – Music podcasts
21:49 – 24:39 – Creative writing and texting
24:39 – 27:29 – Pitfalls to avoid when using tech
27:29 – 28:56 – Digital divide between teachers and students
28:56 – 30:28 – Do teachers actually want to use tech in their classroom?
30:28 – 32:00 – Have attention spans been ruined by social media?
32:00 – 35:38 – Are translation apps putting teachers out of business?
35:38 – Outro

In the very first episode of ELTtime, our Digital Manager, Matt, chats with Nik Peachey, a well-known teacher trainer and learning technology consultant. Expect inspiring discussions about creativity and innovation in the classroom, recommendations for handy apps to use, as well as hidden pitfalls to avoid when using tech in the classroom.

Let us know if you enjoyed the episode! Get in touch with any suggestions or questions – you can find us at @garneteducation everywhere!

LINKS

Nik’s publications: – Digital Video a Manual for Language Teachers, Hacking Creativity, Digital Tools for Teachers and Thinking Critically through Digital Media
Nik’s EdTech and ELT blog
Nik’s Learning technology and ELT newsletter
21st Century Skills in the ELT classroom – Coming soon. Nik wrote chapter 2: Creativity and Innovation in ELT classes
Shot clip – a social movie making app with different templates.
Lyrics training – You can watch music videos and recreate the lyrics
Hypersay – Nik uses this in presentations and conferences

CHAPTERS

0 – 0:19 – Intro
0:19 – 5:20 – ELTons and blended learning
5:20 – 9:48 – Creativity and innovation in the classroom
9:48 – 12:13 – How to create videos in a classroom setting
12:13 – 13:44 – Recommended resources, apps and websites for teachers to use
13:44 – 16:35 – Classroom management and video making
16:35 – 18:49 – Do activities such as video making favour outgoing students?
18:49 – 21:49 – Music podcasts
21:49 – 24:39 – Creative writing and texting
24:39 – 27:29 – Pitfalls to avoid when using tech
27:29 – 28:56 – Digital divide between teachers and students
28:56 – 30:28 – Do teachers actually want to use tech in their classroom?
30:28 – 32:00 – Have attention spans been ruined by social media?
32:00 – 35:38 – Are translation apps putting teachers out of business?
35:38 – Outro

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