Blogs and Wikis Created by Teachers


General Foreign Language Teaching Blogs
Box of Tricks José Picardo's blog on Education and ICT, with a main focus on ICT in teaching and learning foreign languages: http://www.boxoftricks.net.
Integrating ICT into the Modern Foreign Languages Classroom by Joe Dale of Nodehill Middle School, Isle of Wight at http://joedale.typepad.com. This covers a variety of topics relating to the teaching of foreign languages, especially blogging, podcasting and using interactive whiteboards
Merlot A free and open resource designed primarily for teacher and students in higher education. Numerous links to online learning materials can be found here, along with annotations such as peer reviews and assignments. Materials for Modern Foreign Languages can be found under Humanities / World Languages and Humanities / Languages and Literature: http://www.merlot.org
Joseph Rézeau A Francophone EUROCALLer from the University of Rennes with lots of experience in CALL. Useful contacts and links. Nice site: http://pagesperso-orange.fr/joseph.rezeau/
Blogs on Education/Technology in Education
Twitter for Teachers a wiki for teachers to share ideas about teaching with Twitter http://twitterforteachers.wetpaint.com/?t=anon
Edublogs Tips, tricks, ideas and help with using web 2.0 technologies and edublogs. http://edublogs.org/
Digitally Speaking This actually is a wiki but contains a good article about the hows and whys of blogging for student development. http://digitallyspeaking.pbwiki.com/Blogging
Ideas and Thoughts from an Ed Tech by Dean Shareski, not so much technical issues, more about how to use it effectively for learning http://ideasandthoughts.org/
Under the Umbrella Web Tools nice new blog by Teacher Kelly with a friendly non-threatening tone. Good for newbies http://usingwebtools.blogspot.com/
Changing High Schools A blog by the superintendent of the Iroquois Public School district, about changes in education. Most of it is technology oriented but not all http://changinghighschools.blogspot.com/
Nik's Learning Technology Blog tips, resources and teaching materials to help EFL and ESL teachers use ICT and new technology http://nikpeachey.blogspot.com/
Nik's Quick Shout news, links and opinion about technology and education, esp. as it applies to English language learning and teaching. http://quickshout.blogspot.com/

English Language Teaching Blogs
EduBlogger World networking site for those with blogs about education. http://edubloggerworld.ning.com/
Insights into TEFL a collection of contributions from TEFL professionals from around the world http://insights-into-tefl.blogspot.com/
Blog EFL - Graham Stanley's blog focusing in Web 2.0 tools for English language learning http://blog-efl.blogspot.com/
Nik's Daily English Activities by Nik Peachy. Written for English language students for autonomous learning but also a good place to get ideas for lessons. http://daily-english-activities.blogspot.com/
ESL Teaching Resources Blog http://esl-teaching-resources.blogspot.com/
EFL Classrom 2.0- Teacher talk blog associated with the EFL Classroom ning http://ddeubel.edublogs.org/
The Film Blog no longer updated but has resources for teaching with film. http://jeffreyhill.typepad.com/filmblog/
Raydeal-engchat states that it is a blog for those who love to chat in English but there are also very-well-considered pieces on teaching ESP http://www.raydeal-engchat.blogspot.com/
TEFLtastic with Alex Case news, views and reviews by Alex Case, editor at TEFL.net http://www.tefl.net/alexcase/
ESL Daily focuses mostly on new items related to ESL and EFL http://blog.esldaily.org/
English Spark http://www.englishspark.com/
English Power Mostly has suggestions for online resources to use for English language learning. http://englishpower.wordpress.com/
Teaching English with Movies the title kind of explains it! http://moviesandchat1.blogspot.com/
Kenneth's ESL blog Sponsored by About.com. Lots of links to online resources. http://esl.about.com/b/
EFL Geek 3.0 blog focuses on technology and teaching EFL in Korea http://eflgeek.com/
Teaching and Learning by Design a heavily technical blog. Might need to scroll down past the Diigo updates to get to the blog entries. Good for software evals. http://deangroom.wordpress.com/
The English Blog A blog mostly dedicated to the evolving nature of the English language, but with links to EMN English for learners of General and Business English (http://english.myhq.com/general/)
Spanish Language Teaching Blogs
More Spanish Blog by Spanish teacher Sherry Amorocho who is looking for opportunities for her students to connect with other Spanish speakers http://ochoamores.typepad.com/morespanish/