Language teachers need to do more these days than simply enter class and ask students to open their books to page 34: they need to manage a new digital skill set that includes competences for teaching that not only utilizes digital resources but also promotes their students’ own digital competence.
What do you need to be able to be a digitally competent language teacher?
Your skill set may include being able to create interactive digital resources for your students to receive content in the foreign language, be able to set up an on-line task for oral interaction, or simply know how to protect your students’ personal details in a database. You can assess your digital skills for language teaching here to get an idea of where you stand, and then read our tips for furthering your knowledge about where you can go from that point to improve. A whole new teaching toolbox awaits you.