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Discussion: Investing in interactive whiteboards or not, anno 2017?

on Wed, 05/17/2017 - 15:04

The request for advice on investing in IWBs below on the Computers in Education Society of Ireland (CESI) list " 


Hi - a number of teachers in my school are keen to spend our IT grant on IWBs.  Can you please let me know your feedback pro and con for this. I personally feel it's the wrong way to go but I would like to hear others opinions please"
triggered 20 messages from 23 participants where the keywords in the reactions pro were:
annotation (also useful as PDF record of lesson activities), great with young learners, useful for science subjects, ok for teachers comfortable with IWB, ok with

Campaign to advertise TELLConsult's upcoming ErasmusPlus courses started

on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 22:06
The currently planned international courses offered on Technology Enhanced Language Learning by TELLConsult and partners include the following topics:

* Designing language exchange experiences for international school projects. 
* Student response tools and activities to support interaction &  assessment for learning in language education.
* Practical approaches to support student-centred learning and differentiation in language education using ICT.
* ICT tools and strategies to support CLIL and LSP approaches in language teaching.
* Introduction to New Technologies in Language Teaching.
* Using

TELLConsult involved in Comenius Regio project application 'TABULA ALBA'

on Sun, 02/24/2013 - 13:26

TELLConsult got invited to organise four course weeks in the period 2013-2015 in the train-the-trainer programme planned for the project 'Tabula Alba'.
A Polish and a Turkish regio decided to collaborate in an application of a Comenius project targeted at continuing professional development of staff of a number of local schools in the field of ICT and IWB in particular.
One of the arguments for this initiative runs as follows: 

'According to the report of Euridice ‘Key Data on Learning and Innovation through ICT at School in Europe 2011’ both Poland and Turkey do not apply modern

Some places available for EU-sponsored course on MFL speaking competences & Technology

on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 14:22

The interest in the international course ‘Methodologies and Technologies to promote oral communication in Language Education ' warrants another run in 2012. This time the event will take place in Valencia, Spain, the second week of October (week 42). Check this page for details, download the day-to-day program and/ or register here
Pre-booked rooms and/or recommendations for suitable Hotel accomodation of 50 Euro p/d and less will be made available to course applicants.

 
This 5-day course, one of the exploitation activities of the EU project 'NIFLAR' (Networked Interaction in Foreign

Great evaluation results for Utrecht summer course on MFL speaking competences & Technology

on Sun, 07/08/2012 - 23:23

The Utrecht session of the Comenius course on MFL speaking competences & Technology took place in in the first week of July. 


The course, one of the results of the EU project NIFLAR, is a 5-day, international course on methodologies for new technologies in computer assisted language learning (CALL). It is an initiative of a partnership consisting of Utrecht University in collaboration with Valencia University, TELLConsult and the Utrecht Summer School.
TELLConsult was invited to chair both the Utrecht and the Valencia session, taking place In October 2012 in Spain.


With 15 international

Draft version of needs analysis report re IWB training presented at SMARTVET project meeting

on Fri, 05/25/2012 - 19:21

Community College Norwich (CCN) in the UK hosted the second project meeting of the SMART_VET project.
Progress was reviewed and part of that agenda concerned the scrutiny of the draft report of the needs analysis carried out by TELLConsult. See the brief draft summary below. A final version will be available soon after partner and focus group feedback has been processed.
We also defined the agenda for the next period, including the next meeting, this time in Utrecht, Holland: so my turn to host the session.

To round off our visit we were shown around the CCN premises where several

EU Project on IWBs in Vocational Education

on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 11:50

Project proposal on Interactive Whiteboards (IWBs) in Vocational Education gets funded.