Sunday, June 12, 2011

aPLaNet Project: A WizIQ online meeting

Message pasted below as posted by Graham Stanley on Webheads and Twittermates FB page:

Graham Stanley Jun 12
aPLaNet Live from Athens - Meeting Online today 3:30 PM GTB with Partners (13:30 GMT) - come and find out how you can join in -

Webinar: International Collaborative Project

Recording of the Session is available at
* and the full URL is:

Pasted here is the message posted by Vance Stevens on the EVonline Webheads list.

Sunday June 12,

Ayat Al-Tawel (from Egypt) and Maria Bossa (from Argentina) are two EFL teachers who would like to share their international collaboration project. They have both worked with their students so they can interact with each other, not only to practise their English, but also to go beyond the walls of the traditional classroom to meet other cultures, customs, traditions and likes. This Sunday they'll tell us about their students' collaborations between Egypt and Argentina; e.g.

When and where:

* noon GMT, start gathering at for distance coordination and setup
* 13:00 GMT, start the discussion in Elluminate
o Time where you are:
o or:
* Eluminate is at,
and the full URL is



Here are some screenshots taken during today's webinar:

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Vicki Hollet's Webinar

Vicki Hollet's presentation materials, Download pdf file

Some screenshots taken during the webinar

Free Online Conference sponsored by Flexible Learning in Australia

As posted by Michael Coghlan to the Webheads' listserv.
A free 3 day conference begins today at
Everybody welcome :-)

- Michael

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Cultural Fluency: An Essential Skill for Today's World

Here's a screenshot of Joan's Webinar

As POSTED by Pearson Longman

Event: Cultural Fluency: An Essential Skill for Today's World
Date: Wednesday, June 08 2011 11:00 AM (GMT +01:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London

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Approximately 80 % of the people who speak English in the world today are not native speakers of English. This startling reality compels us to broaden our pedagogical focus for today's learners, who will have to navigate the world of work, study, and travel among people of diverse language backgrounds and unfamiliar cultures. Offering a rationale and a syllabus for integrating the skill of cultural fluency with language instruction, this presentation proposes shifting the treatment of ?culture? from content to skill, greatly accelerating students' ability to communicate verbally and socially with confidence and ease.

Joan Saslow

Joan Saslow has taught in a variety of programs in South America and the United States. She is author of a number of multi-level integrated-skills courses for adults and young adults: Ready to Go: Language, Lifeskills, and Civics; Workplace Plus: Living and Working in English; and of Literacy Plus. She is also author of English in Context: Reading Comprehension for Science and Technology. Ms. Saslow was the series director of True Colors and True Voices. She participates in the English Language Specialist Program in the U.S. Department of State?s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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