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The Next Big Thing What is it and Is ELT becoming a Fad driven profession

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HERE IS THE TRANSCRIPT OF THE EARLY CHAT ON 20/06/2012  You can access the same in  word format here  The Next Big Thing.doc

 

username

date

time

status

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:00 PM

Today's first #eltchat is The Next Big Thing - what is it? Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession? , hello all

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:01 PM

Curious to see what this #ELTchat is about - not sure what is meant by fad-driven?

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:01 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: Today's first #eltchat is The Next Big Thing - what is it? Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession? , hello all

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:01 PM

gonna lurk and hopefully join in today's #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:01 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: Today's first #eltchat is The Next Big Thing - what is it? Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession? , hello all

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

@cerirhiannon @worldteacher  #eltchat@esolcourses  #eltchat Hello lurkers and talkers #eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

@Marisa_C Hello from Montevideo :-) It's breakfast time ! #ELTchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

yes, good 'lurk' everybody #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

Hello to everyone from Athens Greece too where it''s a bit of a madhouse with summer courses at the moment - Sorry to be late #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

#eltchat hello!

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

If  everyone lurks it's going to be a quiet #ELTchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

@Shaunwilden Hi - here and lurking, too!! Not sure I have much to say about this topic! #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

@Shaunwilden augmented reality seems to be a buzzword at the moment #eltchat although still trying to figure it out

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

RT @cioccas: Curious to see what this #ELTchat is about - not sure what is meant by fad-driven?

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:02 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: Today's first #eltchat is The Next Big Thing - what is it? Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession? , hello all

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

RT @esolcourses: Hasn't teaching always been driven by "the next big thing" to a certain extent? #eltchat >agree but it moves things on

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

@Marisa_C Oh, I'd love some summer right now - below zero here in Canberra, Australia #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

@esolcourses :-) We do like to get excited about things dont we :-) #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

@jobethsteel Nice! That totally makes sense. TiT? For real? I'm going to be a TiT for an entire month. Great! #ELTChat #celta

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

RT @esolcourses: Hasn't teaching always been driven by whatever is deemed as "the next big thing" ? (playing TEFL's advocate ;-) #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

RT @bcnpaul1: maybe 'lurk-driven' teaching is the new fad-driven thing! #eltchat  Teacher stays out of the classrom!

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

#eltchat Define fad? Teaching approach? Tech? Course books?

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

Hasn't teaching always been driven by whatever is deemed as "the next big thing" to a certain extent? (playing TEFL's advocate ;-) #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:03 PM

maybe 'lurk-driven' teaching is the new fad-driven thing! #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

I'm still trying to learn about 10 year old 'fads' #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: #eltchat fad = a new idea that quickly gathers a lot of followers ?? > so what's the current fad then? What do u think?

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: #eltchat fad = a new idea that quickly gathers a lot of followers ??

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

@cerirhiannon Slap slap #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

#eltchat fad = a new idea that quickly gathers a lot of followers ??

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @esolcourses :-) We do like to get excited about things dont we :-) #ELTchat yep. we do indeed. ;-)

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:04 PM

I don't know what it means either - would someone please help this dizzy moderator? #eltchat

ESHalvorsen

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

RT @annehodg: Great site for HR vocabulary with videos and interactive exercises http://t.co/Ca8ryYjB #BESIG #ELTchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

@Marisa_C @cerirhiannon The word fad suggests here today, gone tomorrow. #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

How did this current fad come about - what drives it? May be then we could predict where next one coming from :-) #ELTchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

@Shaunwilden Isn't it human nature to be curious about developments in your professional field? Pick and choose the best of them. #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

Tech no longer fad, but tools within it are. some stick some don't #eltchat tools that encourage st-generated content tend to stick IMO

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

RT @teacherphili: I'm still trying to learn about 10 year old 'fads' #ELTchat > Me too - I don't know about them until they're long past!

BobK99

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

RT @Shaunwilden:  #eltchat Next Big Thing - what is it?... >Sorry- not much to contribute on this: self-unemployed, so nt rly a practitioner

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:05 PM

@Marisa_C Oh no you know where this is leading......#ELTchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

RT @MellynEducation: Would tweetchats be a fad? #eltchat NEVER! Here to stay...

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

@bcnpaul1 not sure that always applies, tbh - sometimes it does move things on; sometimes we just go around in circles, IMO :-)  #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

@Shaunwilden Not necessarily to your dreaded d- word  .....  #ELTchat

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

Would tweetchats be a fad? #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

# apps are "faddish" I guess ... #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:06 PM

RT @worldteacher:Isn't it human nature to be curious about developments in your professional field? Pick & choose the best of them. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

Are we able to spot a FAD a mile off? #ELTchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

RT @teacherphili: RT @MellynEducation: Would tweetchats be a fad? #eltchat NEVER! Here to stay...  ^_^

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @Marisa_C @cerirhiannon The word fad suggests here today, gone tomorrow. #eltchat > Agree - very negative connotation.

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

RT @Marisa_C: @Shaunwilden Not necessarily to your dreaded d- word  .....  #ELTchat > that's a fad that's been around quite some time ...

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

Fads - all style no substance? #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:07 PM

RT @MellynEducation: Would tweetchats be a fad? #eltchat > Could be - here today gone tomorrow - who knows....

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

@trylingual @jobethsteel  #eltchat hello1  #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

#eltchat does fad suggest a degree of mindless fashion-victim like behaviour? taking tings on but not really thinking them thru?

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

RT @theteacherjames: One person's fad is another person's innovation? #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

@teacherphili #eltchat Is a fad gone before you realize?

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

#eltchat  Hello eltchatters!

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

RT @teacherphili: Are we able to spot a FAD a mile off? #ELTchat > sometimes

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

@esolcourses true but wd argue the circle gets a bit more experienced each time it goes round :) experimentation / knowledge etc.#eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

Have we agreed what we mean by fad yet? #ELTchat

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

Maybe we're more likely to capitalize on trends in our teaching. #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

One person's fad is another person's innovation? #eltchat

iTech4Ed

6/20/2012

2:08 PM

hello from Melbourne #eltchat

iTech4Ed

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @Shaunwilden Fad = a trend or new fashion with the suggestion that it lacks substance or seriousness #ELTchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

RT @bcnpaul1 @esolcourses true but wd argue the circle gets a bit more experienced each time it goes round :) fair point . Yes #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

I mean easier for online users #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

@teacherphili  (hi fellow "lurker"!)  yup #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

@Shaunwilden Fad = a trend or new fashion with the suggestion that it lacks substance or seriousness #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

I think nowadays much easier for trends  - I prefer this word to 'fads" - to catch on quickly - but we may have a limited view #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

@GenkiSarah  Hi! remember the hashtag #eltchat and you're away!  :)

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

I see a fad as fleeting. #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: #eltchat does fad suggest a degree of mindless fashion-victim like behaviour? > It does to me!

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

@cerirhiannon like a bandwagon? #ELTchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

RT @worldteacher RT @theteacherjames @Marisa_C @cerirhiannon Fad suggests here today, gone tomorrow. #eltchat fashion instead perhaps, then?

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:09 PM

#ELTchat Hello all, I just stumbled in at the right moment! Next big thing...? Interactive course tablets as opposed to coursebooks?

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

@Shaunwilden yes, unless the person who nominated it had something specific in mind. #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

Yes, trend is prob a better word than fad. RT @MellynEducation: Maybe we're more likely to capitalize on trends in our teaching. #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

so maybe less fad and more next big thing with substance then? #eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

@theteacherjames yes thats how i would think of it so think it is the wrong word for this #ELTchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @Shaunwilden Fad = a trend or new fashion with the suggestion that it lacks substance or seriousness #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:10 PM

@GenkiSarah HI Sara, nice to see you on #ELTchat I like to use http://t.co/TCW9HshJ to keep up and it puts the hashtag in there for me

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:11 PM

RT @bcnpaul1 so maybe less fad and more next big thing with substance then? #eltchat ] yep. assuming we can agree on what has substance ;-)

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:11 PM

problem often is that the 'next big thing' mocks what came before even tho' what came before is still valid in the present #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:11 PM

So…is ELT being led by fads/trends? Does it have more substance that that? #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:11 PM

@esolcourses Yes. prefer 'fashion' or 'trend' #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:11 PM

something that stands the course of time can't be a fad. It has limited longevity #ELTchat (*he said failing to lurk*)

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

Hi all. How do fads come to be and become perpetuated?

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @trylingual I dont think it is, I think people experiment with things but I'd be wary of saying fads #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

RT @bcnpaul1: often  'next big thing' mocks what came before  #eltchat > yup baby & bathwater and all that

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

@trylingual I dont think it is, I think people experiment with things but I'd be wary of saying fads #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

RT @bcnpaul1: problem often is that the 'next big thing' mocks what came before even tho' ...still valid in the present #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:12 PM

RT @esolcourses: RT @bcnpaul1 so maybe less fad and more next big thing with substance then? #eltchat ] yep. assuming we can agree on what has substance ;-)

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:13 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @theteacherjames: I prefer  'innovations', but maybe that's too positive #eltchat> yup in an ideal world :)

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:13 PM

RT @theteacherjames: I prefer  'innovations', but maybe that's too positive #eltchat> yup in an ideal world :)

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:13 PM

@Shaunwilden I agree. It is an outward/forward looking profession. #eltchat

BobK99

6/20/2012

2:13 PM

RT @MellynEducation: I see a fad as fleeting. #eltchat >Yes. Tomorrow's idiom du jour: 'nine days' wonder' (extra cr for refs to Kemp's jig)

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:13 PM

Even the word 'fashion' can suggest a lack of seriousness. I prefer 'new ideas' or 'innovations', but maybe that's too positive #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:14 PM

So, what are we talking about? what are the current fads/trends/fashions? #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:14 PM

not to mention "the social turn"  #ELTchat

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:14 PM

Examples of teaching fads may be helpful. Anyone? #ELTchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:14 PM

Where the D-word approach is good sometimes, PPP works as well. Isn't it all a combo of the best things which is what gd t's do #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:14 PM

Trends I have seen in the last 10 or so years corpora, TBL, d-word, return to translation, tech stuff  #ELTchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

RT @trylingual: What are some fads from the past? #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

But, when I think about "fad" in the ELT community, I think of the things we all leave conferences excited about trying. #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

What are some fads from the past? #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

RT @worldteacher: So, what are we talking about? what are the current fads/trends/fashions? #eltchat > edtech would be one - but not a fad

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

Contradiction between 'next big thing' and 'fad' isn't helpful here. 'Innovations' = nice, but how long can it remain innovative?  #ELTchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

@worldteacher Where is teaching taking us next? is the question maybe #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

@michaelegriffin Sorry, saw your egs after I'd sent my last tweet ! #eltchat  TBL?

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

I think "innovations" has a deeper, perhaps research-backed connotation.

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:15 PM

#eltchat  world of ELT so big not every1 dancing to same tune / in step with the same trends - a *fad* here may be outofdate somewhere else

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

@worldteacher I think task based learning has been various degrees of hot in the past while. #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

Is task-based learning just a trend though?  #eltchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

RT @trylingual: What are some fads from the past? #eltchat

BobK99

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

RT @MellynEducation: Examples of teaching fads may be helpful. Anyone? #ELTchat >I think @michaelgriffin  just id ;-)

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

Most higher level students' problem is avoidance. Does error correction help with this issue? Just wondering. #iTDI #ELTChat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

RT @michaelegriffin: Trends I have seen in the last 10 or so years corpora, TBL, d-word, return to translation, tech stuff  #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:16 PM

RT @trylingual  I agree. It is an outward/forward looking profession. #eltchat >perhaps 1 that often looks back at the past scornfully. :)

gibarino

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

RT @ShellTerrell: American TESOL Institute’s Guide to Teaching Business English http://t.co/opbNYZiB #esl #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

How about audiolingualism?  Was that a fad? #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

1 of the things I love about ELT is that we are constantly searching for the 'right way' to teach a language, so new ideas abound! #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

what I think is 'trending' is a stronger connection between general education principles and ELT #ELTchat - Twitter much to do with this

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

RT @michaelegriffin: @worldteacher I think task based learning has been various degrees of hot in the past while. #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:17 PM

@bcnpaul1 eclectic  #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @GenkiSarah: How about audiolingualism?  Was that a fad? #eltchat > still around in some teaching contexts - with new tech as vehicle

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

@GenkiSarah I think it's been around too long to be called that #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

β€@theteacherjames: 1 of the things I love about ELT is that we are constantly searching for the β€right way’ to teach #eltchatβ€ Agreed!

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

RT @Marisa_C: what I think is 'trending' is a stronger connection between general education principles and ELT #ELTchat - Twitter much to do with this

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: How about audiolingualism?  Was that a fad? #eltchat > still around in some teaching contexts - with new tech as vehicle

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:18 PM

RT @RoyaCaviglia: @bcnpaul1 eclectic  #eltchat > pretty much, yes

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:19 PM

Woods, just noticed it's Wednesday. Sorry for the strange tweets. I'm #ELTChat  ing from here on out.

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:19 PM

RT @Marisa_C: what I think is 'trending' is a stronger connection between general education principles and ELT #ELTchat - Twitter much to do with this

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:19 PM

RT @Shaunwilden: @GenkiSarah  been around too long to be called that #ELTchat > yes, if it'd died out then it could have been a fad

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@bcnpaul1 would certainly put #flipping under definition of 'fad' to start with. It has 'faddish qualities'  #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat Is English Profile the next big thing?

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat Is English Profile the next big thing? < What is it?

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@theteacherjames Through professional development I am teaching much more eclectically -choice of methods at my fingertips.  #eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@bcnpaul1 gd example  - is it too early to sat which is it yet? #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@ij64 :-)  #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@bcnpaul1 What is the flipped classroom?

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

β€@bcnpaul1: Is the flipped classroom a fad, an innovation or something to combine into practice? #eltchatβ€ Too early to tell? Will watch.

ij64

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

Some wud say we've reached the end of ELT history ... of course, some wud say Fukuyama to that! #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

@esolcourses What are some trends in general education that we see mirrored in EFL and ESL? #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

RT @Marisa_C: what I think is 'trending' is a stronger connection between general education principles and ELT #ELTchat - Twitter much to do with this

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

RT @bcnpaul1: Is the flipped classroom a fad, an innovation or something to combine into practice? #eltchat> Could be the next bbig thing?

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

#eltchat Is English Profile the next big thing?

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:20 PM

Is the flipped classroom a fad, an innovation or something to combine into practice? #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:21 PM

I think in the constant quest for the 'next big thing' we sometimes dismiss tried & trusted techniques as being 'old hat' - shame! #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:21 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: @bcnpaul1 What is the flipped classroom?

prese1

6/20/2012

2:21 PM

@GenkiSarah the use of tecnology #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:21 PM

RT @teacherphili: @bcnpaul1 would certainly put #flipping under definition of 'fad' to start with. It has 'faddish qualities'  #ELTchat >yes

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:21 PM

RT @ij64: Some wud say we've reached the end of ELT history ... of course, some wud say Fukuyama to that! #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

@RoyaCaviglia Teaching eclectically - me too. #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

Perhaps we could share what are trends in our own classrooms?

BobK99

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: @bcnpaul1 What is the flipped classroom?

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #eltchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: @esolcourses What are some trends in general education that we see mirrored in EFL and ESL? #eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

@worldteacher Excellent point! #ELTchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

@worldteacher True! #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:22 PM

@bcnpaul1 Well, I can do a headstand, no reason my students shouldn't be able to. #eltchat

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

RT @ElkySmith: @cioccas #eltchat Have a look here http://t.co/3PIItzxt and here http://t.co/p9ognqGW for English Profile info

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

@cioccas @ElkySmith #eltchat Eng-Profile = corpus-based description of what learners should and shouldn't be able to do at different levels.

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

@cioccas #eltchat Have a look here http://t.co/3PIItzxt and here http://t.co/p9ognqGW for English Profile info

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

β€@GenkiSarah: Perhaps we could share what are trends in our own classrooms?

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:23 PM

RT @worldteacher:in the constant quest for the 'next big thing' we . dismiss tried & trusted techniques as being 'old hat' - shame! #eltchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

RT @MellynEducation: RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

My sts love mLearning. An excuse to use their phones or genuine engagement? #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

RT @worldteacher: I think in the quest for 'next big thing' we sometimes dismiss tried & trusted techniques as being old hat #eltchat >true

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

Autonomy in student learning is definitely a trend, not sure if "trend" is "fad" #eltchat

elawassell

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

true!RT @worldteacher: in the constant quest for the next big thing we dismiss tried & trusted techniques as being old hat - shame! #ELTchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

#eltchat English Profile could have a big impact on what we teach, when and how we teach it.

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

I use West's Read, think, write technique to get students more familiar with sense groups. Over 60 years old, works like a charm. #eltchat

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

RT @MellynEducation: RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #ELTchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

@ElkySmith Thanks! Hasn't reached me yet, so possibly not a big fad yet :-) #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

RT @MellynEducation: RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #ELTchat > I think a development

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:24 PM

Sorry, flipping and English profile, you lost me...? What are

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

I think v. difficult for us to decide -even by vote-what the next big thing is going to be -let's see what is new & interesting #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @michaelegriffin: "faddish qualities" include more hype than thought I suppose. :)  #ELTchat > nice!

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #eltchat < I've been doing that for years- so prob not a fad :)

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @trylingual: My sts love mLearning. excuse to use their phones or genuine engagement? #eltchat > it's a *fad* that creates enthusiasm :)

gabriela_tn

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @Marisa_C: what I think is 'trending' is a stronger connection between general education principles and ELT #ELTchat - Twitter much to do with this

Shaunwilden

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

Sorry to cut and run, enjoy the rest of the #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

faddish qualities include more hype than thought I suppose. :)  #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: Autonomy in student learning is definitely a trend, not sure if "trend" is "fad" #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:25 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat English Profile could have a big impact on what we teach, when and how we teach it.

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

@GenkiSarah trend can't be a fad by the definitions already posted #ELTchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat English Profile could have a big impact on what we teach, when and how we teach it.  How?

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

@michaelegriffin I hope so!  #eltchat

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

@GenkiSarah really? You think autonomy is a trend? Interesting! #ELTchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

RT @worldteacher: I'm glad people are asking for definitions here - some of these 'fads' haven't reached me yet!! :-) #eltchat <Nor me!

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

RT @michaelegriffin: @GenkiSarah My suspicion is that more and more Ss autonomy is a trend that is here to stay.  #ELTchat >in some contexts

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

I'm glad people are asking for definitions here - some of these 'fads' haven't reached me yet!! :-) #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

teacher today said she offered 4 diff classes options for last class (computer-based stuff) all preferred f2f conversation. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

@GenkiSarah suggest (Learner) Autonomy is absolutely not a fad.. why would anyone want to try it out for a while, then dismiss it.  #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

@GenkiSarah My suspicion is that more and more Ss autonomy is a trend that is here to stay.  #ELTchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:26 PM

RT @MellynEducation: RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #ELTchat I think game changer.

DaveDodgson

6/20/2012

2:27 PM

By @englishraven Moodle Tutorial: Making and applying nice course header titles/images http://t.co/6piRc78s #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:27 PM

First things that came 2 mind when i saw this topic: pet rocks, weird fashion, "the silent way" no offense 2 lovers of these things #ELTchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@jobethsteel #eltchat A lot of curricula are currently based on outdated conventions, which often come more from coursebooks 1/2

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@teacherphili really old this one (silent way) but informs any other approach in some good ways #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@teacherphili No, but I did read about it in grad school and it seemed kind of creepy. #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@teacherphili  silent way - more like 50 years ago ;)  #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@kevchanwow I'm going to have to look up grammar flooding - 'scuse me a moment :-) #ELTchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

#ELTchat Hmm not sure of topic but often imho new name for est pedagogic approach in other field is picked up & becomes FAD eg the d..word

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@michaelegriffin Surely we all still have our β€silent way’ moments? #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@teacherphili True. It's a trend that hasn't caught on with the Japanese-English education yet, so let's hope it keeps expanding. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

@michaelegriffin did anyone actually do 'silent way'?  I've just learned about it as if it were a fad from 10+ years ago. #ELTchat

TESOLacademic

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

RT @cioccas: RT @trylingual: Self directed learning via technology? Fad or game changer? #eltchat hardly a fad see  http://t.co/oDGLmu0p

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:28 PM

Trends in my class: substitution tables, dictigloss, pictogloss, grammar flooding. 1/2 newish, 1/2 oldish. What works, works. #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

I rarely use course books.  Could a text free classroom be a trend? Not for publishers I'm sure. #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Doing away with coursebooks - could that be the next interesting development ? #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

I don't talk to sts if they're messing around. write evrything on board. works really well. not sure it's silent way though #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

Doing away with coursebooks - could that be the next interesting development ? #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

RT @cioccas: @kevchanwow I'm going to have to look up grammar flooding - 'scuse me a moment :-) #ELTchat  Let me know what you find!! :-)

prese1

6/20/2012

2:29 PM

@kevchanwow grammar flooding?#eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

@GenkiSarah more and more publishers with online resources - maybe in prep for c'bk free classroom #eltchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

@GenkiSarah can't answer that one I'm afraid, as I don't work in gen.ed - sorry #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

@teacherphili  yes, saw that, maybe not a fad then ;)  oberved gr8 silent way Ts on my Dip in 1988 (!) #eltchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

@jobethsteel #eltchat EP is already challenging the assumptions that underpin a lot of these curricula, especially re. teaching grammar  2/2

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

RT @trylingual Surely we all still have our β€silent way’ moments? #eltchat > true enough..totally doing it all the time seems pretty faddish

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Doing away with coursebooks - could that be the next interesting development ? #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:30 PM

@Marisa_C Ha ha...you read my mind. #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Being silent can be a real challenge for some Ts practising SW not a bad drill #ELTchat > nice! silence is a skill :)

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Doing away with coursebooks - could that be the next interesting development ? #eltchat Oh, yes please, asap!

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

@GenkiSarah Publishers already working on e-books, online C/Bs which are editable by the user, etc. #eltchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Doing away with coursebooks - could that be the next interesting development ? #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

Being silent can be a real challenge for some teachers so practising SW not a bad drill for them #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

β€@Marisa_C: Doing away with course books-could that be the next interesting development ? #eltchatβ€ Controversial! I think it could happen.

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:31 PM

@cioccas pick a grammar point and give heaps of authentic input. Will tweet a link to a fab webinar later. #ELTChat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

If I contradict myself, very well then but.. I think that there is a lot to take from "fads" of the past and present (and future)  #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

Text book free classrooms certainly give us more flexibility in trying out new trends. #eltchat

TESOLacademic

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

#eltchat Maybe better to think in terms of β€informal learningβ€ rather than learner autonomy – the former includes unconscious acquisition

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

Not many predictions so far for #TheNextBigThing - just what is currently (ahem) 'trending'  #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

@trylingual Yes! Good for very shy beginners. Their voice is lost in the crowd giving them confidence. A little does it though!  #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

RT @ElkySmith: @jobethsteel #eltchat EP Thanks!

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:32 PM

@kevchanwow Please do, I'm intrigued - think I might be doing it without the name :-) #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

RT @TESOLacademic: #eltchat Maybe better to think in terms of β€informal learningβ€ rather than learner autonomy – the former includes unconscious acquisition

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

#eltchat Quick show of hands: English Profile - Do you know what it is? Do you think it could be the next big thing?

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

@cioccas Think that applies to a lot of this stuff - we're doing it already, but don't know the jargon!! #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

next big thing, robot teachers.

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: Text book free classrooms certainly give us more flexibility in trying out new trends. Must be a word for that? mmm #eltchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

@kevchanwow yes,please. Thanks #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

@lexicoloco @ElkySmith Thanks - doesn't sound very fad-like though #ELTchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

RT @bcnpaul1: @GenkiSarah more and more publishers with online resources - maybe in prep for c'bk free classroom #eltchat About time too!

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

No course books means emergent language? Tech instead? Or a combination? #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:33 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: Text book free classrooms certainly give us more flexibility in trying out new trends. #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@worldteacher So does giving it a gimicky-sounding name & spreading it around make it a fad I wonder? #ELTchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@cioccas @lexicoloco Definitely not a fad I think - it's a massive project, a bit hard to explain in 140 characters :-) #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: Text book free classrooms certainly give us more flexibility in trying out new trends. #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@worldteacher e-books maybe OK but  concern re publishers "locking" ppl in to their LMS - which can ultimately take away autonomy #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@ElkySmith Both hands up. #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@ElkySmith Don't know what it is. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:34 PM

@michaelegriffin oh yes, robot teachers actually exist in Korea don't they. #ELTchat - that's a reoccuring fad

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@teacherphili @michaelegriffin I, for one, welcome our robot overlords. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@ElkySmith  #eltchat why do u believe this could be a trend?

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

RT @cioccas: @worldteacher a catchy, gimicky-sounding name certainly helps #fad #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@teacherphili They are not really used... to be fair.. just some hype from robot makers  (honestly) and not really used in class.  #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@cioccas I think it might. Because if we can't give it a name, how can we spread it? #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@cioccas Probably!! #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@TESOLacademic #eltchat How can Ts better exploit informal learning? Most languages are learnt this way!

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

@teacherphili do not know what it is. #ELTchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:35 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: Text book free classrooms certainly give us more flexibility in trying out new trends. #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

#eltchat Check out Nick Robinson's site for teacher authoring. http://t.co/7yKCiarU

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @Marisa_C: Being silent can be a real challenge for some Ts practising SW not a bad drill #ELTchat > nice! silence is a skill :)

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@theteacherjames @teacherphili @michaelegriffin You will be exterminated!!! #eltchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@Marisa_C #eltchat Not a trend or fad, but something big that is challenging a lot of long-held common assumptions

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@ElkySmith ..correction - not a trend but the next big thing  #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@cioccas #ELTchat  I suspecvt so - look at the d.. word and PechaKucha to name but two :)

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@teacherphili @cioccas @ElkySmith Think we've found the answer to our original question!! #eltchat What is a 'fad'?

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@cioccas @ElkySmith #eltchat No, definitely not, IMO. What's the opposite of a fad? #EnglishProfile

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:36 PM

@theteacherjames @michaelegriffin I thought the mice were in charge, along with the dolphins! #ELTchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

@cerirhiannon @Marisa_C @yitzha_sarwono #ELTchat Being silent is even harder in virtual class as students tend to assume audio loss :)

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

Webinar which includes ideas for flooding around grammar from SIT's Elka Todeva http://t.co/BHjdAlqo #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

RT @JoHart: @cioccas #ELTchat  I suspecvt so - look at the d.. word and PechaKucha to name but two :)

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

I think someday we are all going to sit back with a drink and remember that weird time when corpora didn't influence our teaching.  #ELTchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:37 PM

RT @theteacherjames: I, for one, welcome our robot overlords. #ELTchat >is there an opportunty to use undergirding here?

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:38 PM

@kevchanwow Thanks for the link! #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:38 PM

@cioccas I feel like I should know, but I don't.  What's the d-word? #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:38 PM

RT @theteacherjames: Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat >Good point!

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:38 PM

RT @theteacherjames: Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:38 PM

@michaelegriffin Now you are talking about the English Profile project too. #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

@yitzha_sarwono The Silent Way is about quite a bit more than silence though: http://t.co/jeij0iIY #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

@trylingual Then this is something I'll have to look into more (as I had a different assumption) links etc appreciated if u have em #ELTChat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

@GenkiSarah I dare not say it as everyone seems to be avoiding it, so I'll spell it out: d-o-g-m-e :-) #ELTchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

@GenkiSarah (@cioccas) dogme #ELTchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: @cioccas I feel like I should know, but I don't.  What's the d-word? #eltchat >We're not allowed to say!! :-)

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

@ElkySmith @cioccas Definitely serious and long-term. Not sure how it will affect teachers, tho. Will certainly affect materials. #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

RT @trylingual: @theteacherjames @teacherphili @michaelegriffin You will be exterminated!!! #eltchat LoL!

MellynEducation

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

Too many issues with tweetchat. Catch the summary- see you guys next week! #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat English Profile = using learner corpora to identify not what students should do at different levels but what they actually do

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

RT @theteacherjames: Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat >Good point!  YES!

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:39 PM

#eltchat English Profile = using learner corpora to identify not what students should do at different levels but what they actually do

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

RT @GenkiSarah: @cioccas I feel like I should know, but I don't.  What's the d-word? #eltchat Shaun's gone now so we can say it - Dogme :-)

TESOLacademic

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

. #eltchat exploit IL by 2) encouraging use of social media in Eng. outside of class

TESOLacademic

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

#eltchat exploit IL by 1) focusing on projects and tasks whereby vocab. grammar etc become the means to the end not the end per

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

@lexicoloco #eltchat Then it will affect teachers indirectly?

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

@michaelegriffin Pet rocks and weird fashion don't sound very elt, what are they? #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

@worldteacher @GenkiSarah @cioccas we will send you a d-iagram #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:40 PM

@worldteacher  #eltchat dogme - I can say it now that Shaun is gone :-D

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

@cioccas @GenkiSarah "Chuckle" #ELTchat  as a mere Lit teacher joining yr fantastic chats I said it :) Hope I will not be banned

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

RT @TESOLacademic: #eltchat exploit IL by 1) focusing on projects and tasks whereby vocab. grammar etc become the means to the end not the end per

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

#eltchat English Profile is also strongly connected to CEFR - another fad/trend/NBT?

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

RT @teacherphili: RT @theteacherjames: Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat >Good point!  YES!

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

RT @theteacherjames: Until an idea is backed up with research & evidence, it will rightly remain a fad. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

Unplugged teaching + Extermination = Dogtor Who? #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

@michaelegriffin It is all built on learner corpora. Redefining our understanding of learning grammar and vocab. #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

@BrunoELT can see how webinars pre-class can work with follow-up in f2f lesson. offers input & freedom: best of both worlds #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:41 PM

So true! RT @Marisa_C: Being silent can be a real challenge for some teachers so practising SW not a bad drill for them #ELTchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

RT @BrunoELT: @bcnpaul1 I had PD Webinars in mind. What u just described is called Flip Classroom, right? #eltchat >yep

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@TESOLacademic Good stuff. Was just discussing this today. Our ideas are the same. #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@RoyaCaviglia I am sorry just fads in general and not ELT at all. :) #ELTchat #uncleartweetrepair

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

RT @teacherphili: @worldteacher @GenkiSarah @cioccas we will send you a d-iagram #ELTchat > Thanks!!

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

Arrived late - what's #eltchat all about today?

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@Marisa_C @worldteacher :-D #dogme #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat English Profile trongly connected to CEFR - another fad/trend/NBT? > dangers of the Profile limiting not supporting?

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@JoHart You're always welcome Jo! :-) #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

RT @TESOLacademic: . #eltchat exploit IL by 2) encouraging use of social media in Eng. outside of class

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@JoHart good point  #ELTchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:42 PM

@BrunoELT Ahh I hadn't thought of webinars! Nice one #ELTchat PK meets my criteria for faddishness.

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

I'm not sure if constant new trends should be encouraged. A bit overwhelming. Change is good but not just because its trendy. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

well, it;s great to see so many ideas suggested as possibly the next bog thing - thx for links #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

@cioccas #ELTchat - love these - always so dynamic :)

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

RT @teacherphili: Unplugged teaching + Extermination = Dogtor Who? #ELTchat Urrgghhh!

ij64

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

I've started wearing flared trousers in class ... it seems to engage the sts! #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: @harrisonmike  fads, trends and the next big thing #eltchat > and robots taking over the world

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

RT @worldteacher: RT @Marisa_C: @worldteacher  #eltchat dogme -  Thought we'd all taken the vow not to say - Didn't know!  Sorry!

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:43 PM

@harrisonmike  fads, trends and the next big thing #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

Another field that may change how we see teaching is the study of how the brain functions and acquires language #Eltchat ergo Zuck's talk

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

@GenkiSarah true but in silence we hear more #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

RT @englishleal: #eltchat Of course,there's not a perfect textbook, but all useful resources are welcome, overall if you don't have much teaching experience.

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

RT @ij64: I've started wearing flared trousers in class ... it seems to engage the sts! #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

@JoHart Yes, I was feeling tired after a long day until #ELTchat woke me up :-)

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

RT @ij64: I've started wearing flared trousers in class ... it seems to engage the sts! #eltchat > do you have flashcards stored up them? :)

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

RT @BrunoELT: If you ask me for 3 words: PK, Dogme and Webinars are the #nextbigthing in ELT #eltchat > Agree about webinars - doing 1 later

ij64

6/20/2012

2:44 PM

... are we talking fads/trends in terms of meth, learning theory, classroom acts ... ? #eltchat

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

2:45 PM

@JoHart @cerirhiannon @Marisa_C i think by being silent we'll give them tools to explore their thoughts #eltchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:45 PM

@worldteacher webinar on...#eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:45 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Another field that may change how we see teaching is the study of how the brain functions and acquires language #Eltchat ergo Zuck's talk

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

RT @worldteacher: @prese1 ..it's the 'Connected Classroom' tonight!  Now there's a term #eltchat

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

No, no flipped classroom nonsense for elt please. Fine, give sts extra work/support, but it doesn't replace classroom time #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

#ELTchat imho next big thing may be variant on prev "big thing" Is there much "totally new" Gr8 thing abt "chats" is Xfertilisation of ideas

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

Some people might not like it but I this huge trend of extensive reading as slightly faddish (realizing the benefits no links plz)  #ELTchat

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

Oh, I just got it. The next big trend, one never tried before...valuing teachers.  Too radical?  #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

RT @ij64: ... are we talking fads/trends in terms of meth, learning theory, classroom acts ... ? #eltchat > yep. Did you see my DM Ian?

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:46 PM

@prese1 ..it's the 'Connected Classroom' tonight! #eltchat

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

@bcnpaul1 Khan Academy is being used to outsource in other subject areas though? #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

RT @fionamau: RT @BrunoELT: What would be the next big thing in terms of publishing houses? #eltchat " Pick n mix" blended courses, I'd say

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @cerirhiannon Can you explain a bit more? #eltchat

fionamau

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

RT @BrunoELT: What would be the next big thing in terms of publishing houses? #eltchat " Pick n mix" blended courses, I'd say

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Another field that may change how we see teaching is the study of how the brain functions and acquires language #Eltchat ergo Zuck's talk

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @ElkySmith: #eltchat m dangers of the Profile limiting not supporting? I worry about that too.

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

THIS --> RT @kevchanwow: Oh, I just got it. The next big trend, one never tried before...valuing teachers.  Too radical?  #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:47 PM

@harrisonmike Not designed to replace, but enhance I think (oh, as long as there's tech!) #eltchat.

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

@theteacherjames #eltchat No more than any other industry, I wouldn't think.

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

@cioccas Yes, it is. Are you attending? #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

@ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia  I think there's a strong tendency to be prescriptive - this happened with the CEFR too  (English Profile) #eltchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

Cross fertilization?- adaptive computing, connectivism, β€the coming singularity’ #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

RT @harrisonmike: @bcnpaul1 Khan Academy is being used to outsource in other subject areas though? #eltchat > I saw sthg about that

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

@fionamau @BrunoELT ELT Woolworths!! #eltchat xD

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:48 PM

But what about the question? >> Are we driven by fads? Do we give them too much credit? Should we focus more on the basics? #eltchat

fionamau

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

RT @harrisonmike: @fionamau @BrunoELT ELT Woolworths!! #eltchat xD > Something like that :) with bargain bin, top end range, haute couture..

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

RT @kevchanwow: Is negotiated syllabus still a trend. It's been nicely rolled into Dogme. #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

@theteacherjames #ELTchat we should always embrace poss of new but be discriminating, use what our prof jdgmt say works for any specific grp

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

Flipped Classroom seems a fancy name for student-centered learning, supporting the fact that it needs a catchy name to be a fad. #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

RT @jobethsteel: RT @fionamau: RT @BrunoELT: What would be the next big thing in terms of publishing houses? #eltchat " Pick n mix" blended courses . Agree.

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

RT @theteacherjames: Are we driven by fads? Do we give them too much credit? Should we focus more on the basics? #eltchat > like what works?

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

@worldteacher No, it starts at midnight my time! Wll wait for recording #ELTchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

@michaelegriffin I think there's too much evidence to consider Extensive Reading a fad. That's my hunch. #ELTchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

@prese1 Yes - Russell Stannard's doing it. #eltchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

@teacherphili @worldteacher "Connected Classroom" please define #eltchat

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

Is negotiated syllabus still a trend. It's been nicely rolled into Dogme. #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

2:49 PM

RT @fionamau: RT @BrunoELT: What would be the next big thing in terms of publishing houses? #eltchat " Pick n mix" blended courses . Agree.

prese1

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

@teacherphili Thank you #eltchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

@fionamau @harrisonmike @BrunoELT did anyone ever get caught stealing pick n mix from woolworth's #eltchat

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

I think we need to keep ourselves fresh. The teacher must be the #1 learner in the room. That means trying out new things, no? #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

@bcnpaul1 can't dismiss that! #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

@ElkySmith That doesn't necessarily mean we have the balance right, though. #eltchat

worldteacher

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

@BrunoELT Yes - just need to register - will find the link when #eltchat finishes

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:50 PM

sorry all I meant Zull at Iatefl Glasgow - here is the link to his talk http://t.co/1Q8lFOb6 #eltchat

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

That game-based language change research was fascinating RT @Marisa_C: Zull at Iatefl2012 - link to his talk http://t.co/MLP2DtXp #eltchat

fionamau

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

RT @BrunoELT: @fionamau @harrisonmike loved the haute couture thing! #eltchat > They'll offer specially tailored courses for vast sums, IMHO

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@cambridgeesol @CambridgeUPELT much tweeting about English Profile on #eltchat today

pterolaur

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

What an amazing #eltchat today! So sorry I'm only reading thru posts on a 10-min car journey, want to join in! #TwitterRocks

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@cerirhiannon @theteacherjames It's surely been around a long time-here in Korea (at least)it is often touted as the next big thing #ELTchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

RT @JoHart: #ELTchat we should always embrace poss of new but be discriminating, use what our prof jdgmt say works for any specific group

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@cerirhiannon @ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia Could the English Profile be descriptive as it based on learner corpora? #eltchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@bcnpaul1 @BrunoELT flipped classroom has become trendy of late, but it isn't really new. Teaching in that way pre-dates the label #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@jobethsteel @fionamau @BrunoELT @trylingual #ELTchat next big 4 publishers is to lock orgs into publisher "LMS"

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

Russell Stannard webinar on simple technology can help our students practise their speaking  http://t.co/34m9SfTh  #ELTchat

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

RT @Marisa_C: sorry all I meant Zull at Iatefl Glasgow - here is the link to his talk http://t.co/1Q8lFOb6 #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:51 PM

@harrisonmike @kevchanwow The next big trend, one never tried before...valuing teachers. #eltchat haha! Make this go viral please!

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@bcnpaul1 Yes, I completely agree. Of course, what works for you might not work for me. #eltchat

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@bcnpaul1 @fionamau @BrunoELT not me... #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@theteacherjames Aye..evidence that it "works" but not evidence that it sells to my (admittedly limited) perspective #ELTchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@kevchanwow Agreed. Keeping up on trends is one way to keep fresh, whether they inspire us or make us stick to our guns. #ELTchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@cerirhiannon @RoyaCaviglia #eltchat Not EPs fault though!

buthaina

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

RT @trylingual: @michaelegriffin It is all built on learner corpora. Redefining our understanding of learning grammar and vocab. #eltchat

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@prese1 @cioccas 'The Connected Classroom' NOT 'flipped classrom' - TONIGHT ! http://t.co/qqNREWu8 #ELTchat - just giving the link

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@pterolaur I hope you're not driving! #ELTchat

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@theteacherjames what I mean is - the basics = things that actually help sts to learn and communicate #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:52 PM

@ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia  yes, it's descriptive - but danger  isthat descriptive will be taken as prescriptive by syllabus writers  #eltchat

pterolaur

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@cioccas Hehe nope. Just being a v antisocial passenger! :) #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@nmkrobinson @RoyaCaviglia  yes, but look what happened with the CEFR - I still think there's a danger here #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@teacherphili Thanks - it starts midnight my time (and it's a 'school night') so I'll have to wait for recording :) #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@cerirhiannon @ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia Ts should be aware of this then ( and Ss). #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@harrisonmike I liked that too and the idea that gaming is not just a fun thing for the end :-) #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@cerirhiannon @theteacherjames I guess ER just meets my fad criteria by having people talk about in such glowing terms all the time #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:53 PM

@michaelegriffin @theteacherjames  that's the prob with the next big thing - gets to different places at different times! ;) #eltchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:54 PM

@cioccas #eltchat badges? Definitely not, they're awesome :-)

JoHart

6/20/2012

2:54 PM

#ELTchat I fear that next big 4 publishers is to lock orgs/teachers into publisher "LMS" ultimately to dictate teching

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:54 PM

Did someone mention gaming? What about 'badges' - do you think they're a fad? #ELTchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:54 PM

@michaelegriffin @cerirhiannon fair point, but that's not really ER's fault though, is it? Shouldn't undervalue the research. #ELTchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

RT @ElkySmith: @cioccas #eltchat badges? Definitely not, they're awesome :-) < So 'fad' might be in the eye of the beholder then :)

teacherphili

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

RT @esolcourses flipped classroom isn't really new. Agreed, it's been happening in language teaching for some time #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

I wonder if "Multiplayer Classrooms" might be a new trend as well. #ELTchat

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

@nmkrobinson @ElkySmith @cerirhiannon @RoyaCaviglia Yes, based on learner corpus, looking at real production of real students #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

@pterolaur Phew! I can hardly #ELTchat and think - can't imagine trying to drive too :-)

TutorMe_Online

6/20/2012

2:55 PM

RT @Marisa_C: @harrisonmike I liked that too and the idea that gaming is not just a fun thing for the end :-) #eltchat

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:56 PM

@Marisa_C Nah, badges are a fad for me :-) #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:56 PM

@lexicoloco @nmkrobinson @ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia  gr8 project but need to take it as what it is not to dictate to Ts/materials #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:56 PM

RT @Marisa_C: Zull at Iatefl Glasgow: http://t.co/vbD3sXUd > @herbertpuchta is doing some very interesting work with this #eltchat

buthaina

6/20/2012

2:56 PM

RT @kevchanwow: Is negotiated syllabus still a trend. It's been nicely rolled into Dogme. #eltchat

stiiiv

6/20/2012

2:56 PM

@harrisonmike @Marisa_C Loved Zull talk too. See accessible article http://t.co/XDr0Ty9Z & PPT here http://t.co/M1OEpoZp for more #ELTchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

2:57 PM

@theteacherjames @esolcourses Not sure if constant new trends should be encouraged, change is good but not just because its trendy. #ELTchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:57 PM

@cioccas that;s coz u got one already :- d #ELTchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

@RoyaCaviglia @esolcourses Innovation is always good, but change for the sake of it is, agreed, unnecessary. #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

Changes not constant. It is exponential. See Ray Kurzweil. #eltchat More change is coming!

cioccas

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

@Marisa_C When I do another summary it will be to give something back  to the #ELTchat community, not for a badge :-)

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

flipped classroom isn't really new. #eltchat > Agreed but worth a revisit though in light of new tech available if it can help learning IMO

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

So time to wrap up this #ELTchat - Famous Last words please everyone - write ONE tweet abt YOUR idea of the next big thing

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

Is game-based language research and teaching a fad? A trend? Another talk from IATEFL Steven Thorne http://t.co/45pKm5LB #eltchat

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

2:58 PM

@cerirhiannon #eltchat Yes - what's most important is always the students right in front of us and their needs, can't be too dogmatic

stiiiv

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

Interesting reflections on a game-based curriculum for HE here http://t.co/Q8rHvICJ . Useful to re-visit & re-consider 4 ELT too #ELTchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @RoyaCaviglia @esolcourses Innovation is always good, but change for the sake of it is, agreed, unnecessary. #ELTchat

prese1

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

technology is and will be the next big thing #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

@ElkySmith #eltchat the danger of dogma ;)   the curriculum designers'll be telling us when we can and can't use individual words!

fionamau

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

#eltchat Some things that get labelled 'fad' outlive some 'methods' or 'approaches', tho. What happened to suggestopedia?

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

2:59 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @RoyaCaviglia @esolcourses Innovation is always good, but change for the sake of it is, agreed, unnecessary. #ELTchat

fionamau

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @ij64: NBT will be the iFad! #eltchat > I nominate this for the best tweet of the day!

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

RT @ij64: NBT will be the iFad! #eltchat

GenkiSarah

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

I think "designing coursework as a game" (Lee Sheldon) might be a new trend. First ever TweetChat. Learned a lot.  Thanks! #ELTchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

RT @ij64: NBT will be the iFad! #eltchat > I nominate this for the best tweet of the day!

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

If you do the hard work, read the lit & make a decision that a methodology isn't right for you, it takes on the patina of fad #eltchat

ij64

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

NBT will be the iFad! #eltchat

JoHart

6/20/2012

3:00 PM

#ELTchat A repeat but major concern 4 me -  Publishers is to lock orgs/teachers into publisher "LMS" ultimately to dictate to teachers

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

@fionamau I can't get hold of the right shade of purple... #eltchat #suggestopaedia #desuggestopaedia

yitzha_sarwono

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

@Marisa_C #dogme for younger learner :-) #eltchat

jobethsteel

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

#eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

teacherphili

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

RT @harrisonmike: RT @ij64: NBT will be the iFad!  haha! You've made us very 'appy! #ELTchat

lexicoloco

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

@cerirhiannon @nmkrobinson @ElkySmith @RoyaCaviglia mainly aimed @ exam / marking market but producing v. useful insights 4 ELT #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

MT @Marisa_C: So time to wrap up #ELTchat - Famous Last words - write 1 tweet abt YOUR idea of the next big thing -Skypelike stuff  #ELTchat

prese1

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

NBT? #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

3:01 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: RT @ij64: NBT will be the iFad! #eltchat > I nominate this for the best tweet of the day!

trylingual

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @cerirhiannon: @ElkySmith @lexicoloco  mm ... looks like this topic needs a whole chat of its own ;)  #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

@ElkySmith @lexicoloco  mm ... looks like this topic needs a whole chat of its own ;)  #eltchat

esolcourses

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @harrisonmike: Is game-based language research and teaching a fad? A trend? Steven Thorne's #IATEFL talk http://t.co/0srvZiqe #eltchat

EveWeb

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

And nobody mentioned CLIL! #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

@lexicoloco #eltchat Yes, but it is expanding beyond that I think

trylingual

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

prese1

6/20/2012

3:02 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

ElkySmith

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

@cerirhiannon @trylingual @lexicoloco #eltchat Makes it a great candidate for NBT :-)

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

My NBT I'd like to start is online video observations. Basically, with permission, video ur class, upload to a blog, comment&share #eltchat

theteacherjames

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

@cerirhiannon It's definitely got faddish qualities about it. #eltchat

michaelegriffin

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

@theteacherjames Good point..Funny I almost mentioned it at the start but ran out of space and figured for sure it would come up!  #ELTchat

trylingual

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

Thanks #eltchat . Great stuff as usual. So many passionate ppl out there. Can’t wait to see the future! #eltchat

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

Great! SOme quick and fast tweets - last minute ideas and thanks to @worldteacher for offering to do the summary!  #eltchat

kevchanwow

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

Thanks all for a basketful of reading. How much do I love #eltchat?

bcnpaul1

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

Sure @grahamstanley cd give some insight into game-based learning but I think he's in the toilet :) #eltchat

fionamau

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

Read all about it! @ij64 (Mr iFad) interviewed at the Burning Questionnaire http://t.co/KwUmmtSg #eltpics #eltchat #esl #efl

worldteacher

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

@Marisa_C I'm happy to take the summary, but it'll be the weekend before I can get round to it. #eltchat

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

RT @theteacherjames: And nobody mentioned CLIL! #eltchat > very much on minds in Spain

carmenlj

6/20/2012

3:03 PM

RT @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

Marisa_C

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

I'm afraid we'll have to call it an #ELTchat - I must leave and go back to class - some teachers waiting to be observed!! !:-)

harrisonmike

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

HAHA!! RT @bcnpaul1: Sure @grahamstanley cd give some insight into game-based learning but I think he's in the toilet :) #eltchat

RoyaCaviglia

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

Yes! @jobethsteel: #eltchat I say teachers need to keep an open mind and not be afraid to innovate and try out what's best for them and sts.

cerirhiannon

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

RT @theteacherjames: @cerirhiannon It's definitely got faddish qualities about it. #eltchat > yup, ministry-backed fad  ....

prese1

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

@harrisonmike Thanks #eltchat

stiiiv

6/20/2012

3:04 PM

While questioning fadishness of ELT, I think ELF will increasingly come 2 the fore: how do we deal w/ global, fluid notions of Eng? #ELTchat

 

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