Simple English ~ Nicola Prentis

Thoughts on ELT, English and whatever else comes into my head

Between Edtech and ELT: Part III

Nick Robinson’s second half of his post explaining his take on some ELT buzzwords is so good it took him about two months to hand in. I am sure it … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 19 Comments

Cambridge Start Up Weekend – outside the ELT bubble

To a not particularly EdTech-focused ELT blogger, what might be the most surprising thing about the Cambridge EdTech Start Up weekend organised by ELTjam and Accelerate Cambridge program? The price? … Continue reading

May 27, 2014 · 3 Comments

Between Edtech and ELT: Part II

Perfectly placed at the epicentre of the two worlds is Nick Robinson, one third of eltjam and eltjamjar, a publishing services, consultancy and training company that specialises in digital product … Continue reading

April 28, 2014 · 3 Comments

The view from between ELT and Edtech

Following my tongue in cheek but not so far from the truth post about the often baffling jargon coming from Edtech and how it translates and often miscommunicates to the … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

What Edtech says vs What we hear

If men are from Mars then Edtech is from another galaxy entirely as far as we in ELT are concerned. With their jargon, their suspiciously design industry preoccupation with fonts … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 7 Comments