Ben Warren Prize: Shortlist 2007
The shortlisted books for the 2007 prize are as follows (in alphabetical order of title):
Pete Sharma & Barney Barrett
A practical overview of the technology currently available.
It combines basic information for the technological novice with sophisticated ideas for using technology in the classroom.
Teachers are offered practical ideas and suggestions for ways to use technology to enhance and support students' learning.
Blended Learning is for teachers already interested in using technology who want to discover new and innovative ways to use it as well as those with little experience of technology who feel unsure about implementing it in their classrooms.
Doing Task-Based Teaching
Dave & Jane Willis
Oxford University Press
Gives examples of a range of task sequences suitable for all levels of learners, using both written and spoken English. The advice is based firmly in the classroom and includes contributions from teachers from around the world who are enthusiastic about task-based teaching.
Intended for both practising teachers and those on TEFL/TESOL courses.
Teaching Teachers: Processes and Practices
Angi Malderez & Martin Wedell
Based on many years of experience in the field, the authors provide strategies which support processes and practices such as designing and planning effective programmes to support teacher learning; planning sessions or sequences of sessions on such programmes; engaging in a one-to-one mentoring process; and assessing teachers and their learning.
How to Teach with Technology
Gavin Dudeney & Nicky Hockly
A practical guide for teachers who wish to use new technology in the classroom, looking at current applications but also helping you prepare for the future.
Areas covered include word processors; Internet-based project work; email and chat; blogs, wikis and podcasts; e-learning and Web 2.0.