Friday, 30 May 2014

Me as a techie student 2014 - Sharing I - 30/05

I've been participating in F2F Workshops on the Integration of the Internet into the English Class and learning soooo many things that I need to 'put pen to blog' to save some of them.
Today we've been surfing Chrome extensions - awesome tools to help us improve personally and professionally. I can only find advantages -no difficulties, at first sight. Google offers from Google dictionary to Awesome Screenshot ... for free.

I've mentioned only these two as they were my favourite and the ones I've been experiencing with. Google Dictionary allows users to quickly check any word's meaning by just clicking on it - wherever the site it appears. Awesome Screenshot has made my life much easier by replacing the combination of 'ImprPant' key + Paint to edit pictures I take from my screen. Being an online teacher, I make screeshots many times a day, so I find this extension vital.

I believe that the most valuable help that these tools offer us is saving time - which is essential in today's society and with such a demanding profession as teaching is.

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Me as a student

I've always loved learning -more than studying- and I always "try hard to do my best." So when I work on something I want to make the most of it.

I think that passionate love for learning -and books- made me join the wonderful teaching profession.

Clearly, many teachers influenced my choice -those that I considered magnificent examples but also those notorious ones which I've promised myself not to follow- and I owe them much of my inspiration.

After studying hard to become a teacher, I had to write a research work to finally get my degree. I thought starting my blog with the begining -and end- of a stage would be the most appropiate entry. So, here it is... for you to enjoy -I hope. I worked with a group of Argentinian students who contacted a Swedish group to put their English into use... the result? Making the world a smaller place. Visit the blog.