12 Tech Tidbits from JALT National 2013

  1. Syncspace is a digital whiteboard for iPads
  2. WordEngine provides English learners with specialised vocabulary training
  3. CALL (Computer Assisted Language Learning) should perhaps be called TELL (Technology Enhanced Language Learning)
  4. Language Cloud provides “productivity tools and analytics for language teachers”
  5. Diigo is a “multi-tool for personal knowledge management”
  6. Writing Planet helps English language learners become better writers
  7. LiveCode helps you create apps for multiple platforms…
  8.  …and Codea lets you create games and simulations for your iPad
  9. SAMR stands for Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition, and is a “method for judging how computer technology impacts teaching and learning”.
  10. XReading is “the best way to do extensive reading”…
  11. …while ER Central is the “go to place” for all your extensive reading needs
  12. And of course I should mention Atama-ii Books, a fantastic new series of multi-path game books for iPad and Kindle, which I’m lucky enough to be involved with as an author 😉

If you found these tips useful, why not check out the new version of my book, which has been revised, updated and expanded for 2019: 50 Ways to Teach with Technology

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