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3 Ways to Get Your Students to Use Their Smartphones More

In Defence of Smartphones

Let’s face it, things change.

Even as a (relatively) young teacher I often find myself feeling out of touch with how fast things have moved on since I was a teenager. Just the other week, I presented a computer keyboard to one of my younger students in order to type her name and she explained that she didn’t really know how to use one. She’d only ever used tablets and phones.

Jesus, I felt old.

Yet when it comes to smartphones I’m not intimidated by them. For many teachers they are a scourge amongst teenage classes. They’re an obsession and a distraction, and they have no place in the classroom.

I disagree. Not only should you allow mobile phones in class, but you should integrate them into your activities from time to time.

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DimmiDeck Christmas Giveaway Winner

We’re thrilled to announce the winner of our first giveaway – Lilit Bekaryan! Lilit now joins thousands of enthusiastic, creative teachers who use www.onestopenglish.com every day.

Lilit is a PhD, DELTA and CELTA qualified teacher who teachers at university level in Armenia.

We received entries from all types of English teachers all over the world so thank you for entering! Keep your eyes open for our next giveaway in January!

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