DIGITIZING ENGLISH LESSONS: INCORPORATING INTERACTIVE PLATFORMS INTO CLASSROOM EDUCATION


  • Olexandra Budilova
  • Alla Bilova
Keywords: Classroom teaching, digital literacy, online platforms, competence-based approach, 21st century skills

Abstract

The article offers a general outline of particular online platforms that have proved effective for teaching and learning English as a second language in a regular classroom. A bigfocus is placed on activities each platform has to offer, as well as on various teacher access options and benefits. The idea behind this article is to share experience and disseminate success stories related to the use of these platform in our routine teaching practice. Since nowadays teaching focus has shifted from reproduction to competence acquisition, every competence implies certain skills and abilities that can be used for career and life success. One of these key competences is digital literacy, which can be developed through integrating technology into classroom activities. Alongside gaining appropriate digital skills, digital technology can significantly diversify the entire learning process and make language learning a combination of skills acquisition and pleasure.

References

1. LearningApps: interactive exercise-making tool. URL: https://learningapps.org
2. Nearpod: interactive resource for teaching and learning. URL: https://nearpod.com
3. Worldwall: create better lessons quicker. URL: https://wordwall.net
Published
2020-12-22
How to Cite
Budilova, O., & Bilova, A. (2020). DIGITIZING ENGLISH LESSONS: INCORPORATING INTERACTIVE PLATFORMS INTO CLASSROOM EDUCATION. Anglistics and Americanistics, 1(17), 41-47. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.15421/382007
Section
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING AND THE ISSUES OF MULTILINGUALISM