Fifth-grade teacher Nicole Dalesio keeps her class motivated to learn by encouraging them to create multimedia presentations and projects using technology tools on the web. For more resources from Mrs. Dalesio, check out http://www.edutopia.org/tech-to-learn-free-online-resources-video

TeachingEnglish is the British Council’s website for teachers of English:
www.teachingenglish.org.uk

TeachingEnglish brings together everything busy teachers need for the classroom and the staffroom
— lesson plans and worksheets, teaching tips, web links, teaching articles and lots of information about professional development
— training, conferences and qualifications.

The site includes interactive and multimedia material such as teaching videos, blogs, podcasts, discussion forums and polls. It features regular guest contributors — teachers from around the world and ELT specialists from the UK.

The site is organised into four main areas:

Try – this collection of resources for the classroom. A vast storehouse of lesson plans, worksheets and other teaching materials from the British Council, the BBC and other major UK publishers.

Think – about the way you teach and the principles which underpin your teaching. Articles on methodology, teaching ideas and tips, an ELT glossary and much more.

Talk – about your teaching and the issues that concern you. Discuss areas of interest, get advice, keep you own blog and link up with groups of teachers around the globe.

Transform – your teaching career. Access training materials, a range of personal development tools, information on UK ELT courses and qualifications and get an in-depth look at specialist teaching areas such as learning technologies, CLIL and Young Learners.

You can also follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/teachingenglish