Why diigo could be your new best friend (IH Journal)

The latest IH Journal is now available, featuring a beginner’s guide to diigo written by me. Diigo is a service which I started using about five years ago, and which completely changed my approach to using the internet! Head over to the article to find out how, and learn to use it yourself.

The journal features articles by contributors from around the world. This issue has a materials writing focus, but also features columns on teacher training, teaching young learners, using technology, management and working with exam classes, among many others. The contents list is available in the right-hand bar on the main IHJ page, and the whole journal is here. You can also read past issues of the journal.

IH Journal issue 39 cover

Women Speakers ELT

I’ve just added myself to the database of women speakers set up by Nicola Prentis and Russ Mayne. The aim is to collect profiles of female speakers who would like to advertise their availability to speak at conferences, to help organisers to have a gender balance in their presenters. If you would like to be added to the database, you can complete their contact form. You can find out more about the research which prompted this database and the criticism/replies to it here.

Sandy presenting at the TipTop conference 2014, Sevastopol