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Designed by a seasoned team of  long standing EVO moderators and participants, ICT4ELT (Information and Communication Technology for English Language Teachers) is a session for teachers who want to explore how computers and computer technology could be useful in their teaching but do not know where to start.

If you want to liven up your classroom with technology, come and join us!


Target audience:


EFL / ESL teachers and educators with little or no experience in teaching with computers and online web 2.0 tools. More experienced teachers and educators are welcome too as they can learn from the session's content and assigned tasks as well as from the participants' discussions.


Session objectives: 


At the end of the 5 weeks, participants, collaboratively and hands on, will have...

  • used various synchronous and asynchronous Web tools for learning and teaching EFL/ESL, 
  • interacted through e-mail, text chat, voice chat, voice and video mail, and distribution lists, among others, 
  • created wikis, blogs, podcasts and interactive exercises related to their own contexts, 
  • reflected on ways of applying those tools to their teaching, either online or face-to-face.



Week 1:
Jan, 12-18 2020


Getting to know each other and the cyber landscape

In this first week, participants will become familiar with the session wiki, introduce themselves and get to know each other using a Google Classroom. They will post some information about themselves and complete an ice-breaking activity using the Google Classroom group. They will also start a wiki, blog or website of their own and share the link to it with other participants.To collect more relevant data about participants, a Google form will be used. In addition to this hands-on approach, participants will also read texts that will help them become successful e-tutors and e-learners. There will be an online session in which moderators will showcase the potential of Google Classroom as a platform for teaching and learning. 


Week 2:  Jan. 19-25 2020


Communication tools and Mobile learning .

In the second week of the session participants will explore audio, video, and chat communication tools. We will also take this opportunity to explore mobile learning connected with these tools. There will be synchronous and asynchronous text chat and voice interactions  held by session moderators with participants throughout the week. For this kind of communication they will be using Skype. Other tools such as Facebook Messenger, Whatsapp, and Instagram will be explored due to the potential they hold for communication and specifically, mobile learning.  In addition, we will explore Padlet and Wakelet for sharing audio and video messages and Twitter as a means of curating the web and connecting to like-minded peers. There will be an online live session, where participants will explore the potential of mobile learning for language teaching. 


Week 3: Jan. 26- Feb. 1 2020


Presentation Tools, Blogs and Wikis. 

In the third week we will have a look at different tools for processing photos or pictures and creating video-like presentations. We will use  Animoto, PhotoPeach, Flickr and Youtube. In addition, a choice of optional multimedia tools for more advanced users will be provided, such as Prezi, Slideshare, or Sway. Participants will use a selection of tried and tested multimedia tools. They will be able to make their multimedia creations visible online through their blogs or wikis and share them with other participants. 


Week 4: Feb. 2-8 2020


Interactive exercises and quizzes.

Participants will learn how to create their own interactive exercises and quizzes for the classroom and make them visible online. They will share their creations in their blogs or wikis as well as in our Google Classroom. They will explore Edmodo and learn about quizzes and polls created there. 


Week 5: Feb. 9-15 2020


Cooperating online & wrap-up. 

During the last week, participants will have an opportunity to reflect on how they may use the tools they have seen during these weeks in their classrooms. They are also invited to share contact information in order to find future partners and develop collaborative projects between classes.  There will be a live session where participants will become familiar with Webheads In Action (WIA) and how to share post-ICT4ELT work. By the end of this final week, participants will share their reflections on ICT4ELT, complete the EVO final survey and join the live "Graduation ceremony". Participants will be invited to join the WIA community of practice. 





Other technology tools:


Skype, Twitter, Backchannel Chat, Google tools and so much more.


Join this session in Google Classroom. Use code lu5vr7s


Registration starts on Jan 5, 2020. 



To join this EVO session:


From January 5 - 11.









Suggested sponsor(s): 


CARNET, (Croatian Academic and Research Network) 

Moderators: Fill in the table on the page you have created for all session moderators and co-moderators. You can change or add to the list later. Co-moderators are expected to take part in the training session along with moderators.


Name (last, first)

Email address

(country of residence)

(max. 50 words) 


Tawel, Ayat


Cairo, Egypt

A Senior teacher trainer at the British Council in Egypt, with more than 18 years experience training ELT teachers and teaching different age groups and levels. My main interests are blended learning, using web 2.0 tools in teaching and enhancing creativity in the classroom.


Obenausova, Svetlana


Czech Republic

A former University teacher (28 years of experience) and teacher trainer, runs courses for teachers in the field of ICT4ELT, and teaches English at a language school. I am especially interested in creating interactive exercises that can help students of English, as well as creating websites and online courses for blended learning.


Smolcec, Marijana


, Ogulin, Croatia

A lifelong learner,EFL teacher and teacher mentor with 18 years of experience in ELT, teaching primarily secondary students and adults. A proud Webhead and member of EVO since 2011. Interested in CLIL, flipped classroom, blended learning, CALL, SEN and inclusive education


da Silva, José


Brasília, Brazil

My name is Jose Antonio. I am an EFL teacher living in Brasilia, Brazil. I have been a co-moderator in EVO since 2008. In 2013, I was invited to be in the EVO Coordination Team. As such, it is always a pleasure to join the enthusiastic group of educators that register for EVO sessions every year. I have been teaching English for more 26 years and I love what I do. In my classes, I always try to use ICT tools in a way that encourages students to use language meaningfully.  As we prepare for the 2017 learning journey, I would like to welcome all the educators join us this year.

Warm hugs from Brazil

Skype ID: joseantoniook

Yahoo ID: joseaokc

Twitter: @joseantoniook


Zoniou, Efrossini efzoniou@gmail.com Greece A teacher of English, French and German as foreign languages to learners of all ages for over 30 years. A technophobe turned into a technophile thanks to ICT4ELT. Digital literacies being part of 21st-C Skills, their integration into the ELT class to make learning effective and engaging are key to me. 

Sanja Bozinovic

msbozinovic@gmail.com  Velika Gorica, Croatia

My name is Sanja and I am an EFL teacher at a primary school in Velika Gorica, Croatia, where I live with my husband and two sons.

 I have been a teacher for 26 years.

EVO and Becoming a Webhead  sessions have helped me learn a lot about the use of web 2.0 tools for learning and teaching languages, about  collaboration and sharing.

I love being part of EVO and if I can help colleagues, that's even better.

I look forward to a lot of learning and sharing in our session.





Primary Contact (José Antônio da Silva): 

The primary contact is responsible for getting all moderators into the training session, and for communicating deadlines, special events like our live webcasts, and other information to moderators.




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