Mark Allen

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Dutch Scientists Achieve Quantum Teleportation Breakthrough - PCMag UK

We may not have Star Trek-esque transporter technology any time soon—or ever—but Dutch researchers this week reported a breakthrough in the quantum …

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Teaching languages with technology: tools that help students become fluent

Young people live their lives through technology: they are the web generation and they are hungry for more. Our challenge is to channel the natural enthusiasm our pupils have for ICT by using it in their everyday lives and embed it purposefully into the modern foreign languages (MFL) …

How to Tell Your Classroom’s Story

You may have missed it along the way, but your class has a story. You might have been caught up in the everyday grind, or overwhelmed, or possibly …

A great app for giving feedback to pupils

I have recently uploaded the <i>Explain Everything</i> app to my iPad and have found it to be a great tool with a number of different uses.<p>1) Just as you …

Language in Society | Some MFL at Newminster

Another infographic. This one shows some of the changes that have taken place in language learning in British schools.<p>LANGUAGE IN CONTEMPORARY …

Google Hangout with Kristin Pontarelli

Finally, here it is!<p>It has taken me some time to publish the GHOA (Google Hangout On Air) that took place on Monday 20th January but last term was …

Whole class response

Today I finally tried out Kahoot, a website where you can set up quizzes, polls and surveys. I made a quick multiple choice starter for my Year 9s on …

Google translate features and functions

Language Teacher Toolkit

Integrating ICT into the MFL classroom

Download Edutalk Joe Dale ICT MFL mp3<p>Being asked to appear on the last live Edutalk show of 2012 and give my take on how language teachers are …

Integrating ICT into the MFL classroom

Yesterday I had the prestigious honour of delivering a webinar for the award winning US site Classroom 2.0 LIVE on the use of iPads to enhance …

The role of technology in gifted and talented education - live chat

Are you familiar with the ZPD theory? I've just come across it, thanks to the Irish Gifted Education blog by Dazzled and Frazzled (otherwise known as Catherine Riordan and Karen McCarthy).<p>For those as new to the theory as I am, ZPD, aka the zone of proximal development, was coined by Russian …