Author Archives: Shaun Wilden




The TEFL commute is a biweekly podcast which I make along with Lindsay Clanfield and James Taylor. We take a light hearted look at aspects of the EFL/ ESOL profession, provide tips for teaching as well as classroom activities. We make it with the aim of brightening your daily joinery to work. You can find it on all podcasting platforms such as podomatic and on our website



10574442_1498197153750803_3219881963068648722_n This was a seven episode podcast ‘event’ devised  and made by Myself and Lindsay Clanfield for the IATEFL LTSIG and GISIG. Over the seven episodes we exploring some of the untalked about aspects of technology in education. The podcasts consists of interviews with leading people in the edtech field including Neil Selwyn, Audrey Waters and Agnes Kukulska-Hulme.


Episode 1:


You can listen to episode one here



ELT Ireland


You can download the slides as a pdf here ELTIreland slides

Links to things: 

Apps referred to:

Pic collage 



Bill Atkinson’s photo cards 

Make a meme+

Book creator


Reading and other sources online:

ELTchinwag on homework 

Taking tablets and apps into the classroom – Bannister and Wilden (pdf version) 

Taking tablets and apps into the classroom – Bannister and Wilden (ibook) 

Engage me or enrage me – what today’s young leaners demand – Prensky