'What? Busy?' you say. 'But there were no new posts or updates!'
Well, right you are. There were no new posts here on ELT Sandbox (something to be addressed over the coming weeks) but I was busy writing guest posts around the web as game-based learning in ELT seems to be attracting a bit of curious interest.
I wrote a series of four posts for eltjam.com, a great website and blog if you are interested in GBL and use of educational technology in ELT in general. Earlier in the month, I also 'guested' for Vocabla with a post aimed at students but still worth a read for you teachers out there. Finally, at the end of this week, I will have a post published for iTDİ's 'Games and Gaming in ELT' special blog issue - very exciting to be part of such an amazing group.
So here are the links to my guest posts in case you missed them. Normal service will resume here on ELT Sandbox shortly!
ELT Jam Series on Game-based Learning
Vocabla Guest Post
Coming Soon - 'The Games Issue' on iTDi
More Playtime Outside the Sandbox
And don't forget that there is also a webinar coming up this month (December 18th) for Teaching English entitled 'Using Games to Engage, Motivate and Educate Language Learners' - click on the link for details. I hope to see you there!