As the dash towards digital becomes ever more frenzied, so Scoop It and other ‘curating’ (how I loathe that term!) mechanisms become ever more clogged with uncritical propaganda bombarding decent teachers with endless things that we’re all supposed to be keeping up with if we are to survive as teachers in the 21st century . . . and, perhaps predictably, many of them are utter dross and not worth wasting teachers’ time on, let alone students’ precious spare moments! Or do I mean extra moments? Or redundant ones? Or excess? All will be soon be revealed!
140 character bio I’m a teacher, trainer and writer of material for learners and teachers of English. I am a regular speaker at conferences. 1. What do you do? I teach, I train teachers and I write material for learners and teachers of English. 2. Why do you do it? I get a real buzz … Read more