4th Annual ELE Roundtable Event

4th Annual ELE Roundtable Event

ELE’S 4th e-Resources Roundtable will focus on how English teachers can cope with constant change and use e-resources to manage the challenges of online teaching, blended teaching, changing curriculum and social demands, as well as student motivation, learner differences and other common challenges.

Register today to learn how other English teachers are using e-resources to cope with constant change.


  • Focus: Coping with Constant Change: How eResources Help Us Teach Better Today & Tomorrow
  • Date: 10th July 2021 (Saturday)
  • Time: 10:00am – 12:30pm (Hong Kong Time)
  • Mode: Webinar (via ZOOM)


1. 10:00am – 11:15am   Plenary Session

In the plenary session, we will have brief, first-hand sharing from our presenters, all experienced English teaching professionals, as well as updates about resources available from The plenary will conclude with a “Virtual Roundtable” discussion in which all participants are welcome to ask questions or comment.

The eTeachers.Online Team
  • introduce the webinar
  • present the rundown of the webinar
  • share updates on
click here
All Presenters micro-introduction to each breakout session
All Participants roundtable discussion

2. 11:15am – 11:30am   Break

3. 11:30am – 12:30pm   Breakout Session

After the plenary, you can choose to join a breakout session and communicate with presenters on the topic most interesting or relevant to you. If you are interested in more than one of the breakout sessions, they will all be available after the Webinar on the resources platform.

Ms Crystal Ng TWGHs Mrs Wu York Yu Memorial College Hybrid Learning for Four Language skills Practice in Senior Secondary School click here
Ms Winnie Choi
Mr Angus Chan
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Mrs. Fung Wong Fung Ting College Learning Discussion and Writing Skills through Flipped Learning click here
Ms Suzanne Suen
Mr Frank Ip
Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Kwok Yat Wai College Ways in Motivating & Engaging Low Achievers in Junior Secondary in Online Lessons click here
Mr Timothy Lim
Mr Ashok Daswani
St Stephen’s College Learning Together: IT-enhanced Collaboration and Creative Reading Activities click here
Dr Ju Lee The Education University of Hong Kong Integrating Informal Digital Learning of English (IDLE) into the Classroom click here
Ms Jessica Lee Storytelling Online with Young English Learners click here
Dr Tim Taylor CARE BOOKS: Enhancing Interactive Reading with Innovative e-Books click here


Sign up here to learn how others are coping with constant changes. Registered participants will be issued a Certificate of Participation.


For any inquies, you can either –

– contact Grace at

– or leave comments below

FHM TDG Project Seminar: Frameworks for Planning Innovations in Online Teaching

FHM TDG Project Seminar: Frameworks for Planning Innovations in Online Teaching

Frameworks for IT integration provide a shared reference when co-planning courses, curricula or projects that aim to innovate. They can be useful for sharing and comparing best practices, as well as providing a baseline for measuring progress, both formally and informally. 

In this FHM TDG project seminar, Dr Wang Lixun and Dr Timothy Taylor introduce the most popular frameworks for planning innovation, such as TPACK, SAMR, TIM, SQD and PICRAT, with practical examples of how they can be used for planning, teaching and research. Some recommendations are made to assist adopting the most suitable framework according to the specific objectives of the context.

(length: 01:16:04)

View the seminar’s presentation slides here:

Outline of FHM TDG Project Seminar: Frameworks for Planning Innovations in Online Teaching

Presenter: Dr Timothy Taylor
00:00 – 02:02 introduction
02:02 – 14:24 innovation in education
14:24 – 16:21 instances of innovations at EdUHK
16:21 – 18:17 introduction to IT integration frameworks
IT Integration Frameworks 18:17 – 22:11 TPACK (Technological, Pedagogical and Content Knowledge)
22:11 – 27:37 SAMR (Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, Redefinition)
27:37 – 33:52 TIM (Technology Integration Matrix)
33:52 – 35:48 SQD (Synthesis of Qualitative Evidence)
Presenter: Dr Wang Lixun
35:48 – 39:19 challenges facing IT integration frameworks
IT Integration Frameworks 39:19 – 43:16 PICRAT (Passive, Interactive, Creative, Replacement, Amplification, Transformation)
43:16 – 49:57 practices of using PICRAT
49:57 – 50:46 benefits of using PICRAT
50:49 – 53:49 conclusion
Questions and Comments
Comments 53:49 – 55:00 feedback from teachers
Questions 55:00 – 58:41 Given these models, how to learn about students’ perspectives?
PICRAT is a clear model, but is it closely related to subject content?
58:41 – 01:06:50 How can teachers evaluate Transformation teaching?
How to know students are learning as planned?
01:06:50 – 01:14:00 How to engage students and interact with them online?
01:14:00 – 01:15:24 Will the project share practices of using these models?
01:15:24 – 01:16:04 closing
EdUHK Sharing Session of eTeachers Online as A Community of Practice

EdUHK Sharing Session of eTeachers Online as A Community of Practice

In this sharing session, our website was introduced as the outcome of a three-year project to provide English teachers with a community of practice on technology-enhanced language learning and teaching.

How did the project emerge? What is the mission of the project? How did the website develop? What is Entry Level Training Course? What is the future of this community? If you are interested in any of these questions, you can find yourself answers in the following video.

(length: 52:55)

View his presentation slides here:

Outline of sharing session: The organic growth of a digital community

00:00 – 00:22 introduction of this presentation
00:22 – 01:07 the objective of this community
01:07 – 02:24 overview of this presentation:
1. Prehistory of BEd(EL) and PDP courses
2. Project phase 1: community of practice in local schools
3. Project phase 2: connection of experiences and e-community
4. Project phase 3: release of training courses
5. The platform
02:24 – 07:42 information of BEd(EL) and PDP courses offered by Department of English Language Education:
1. Integrating Instructional Technology in ESL (BEd(EL))
2. 1-week Effective Use of e-Resources in the English Classroom (PDP)
3. 5-week Effective Use of e-Resources in the English Classroom (PDP)
07:42 – 16:24 video sharing from local teachers who have taken the PDP course
16:24 – 24:24 experiences sharing from partner schools during project phase 1:
1. Tsung Tsin Primary School and Kindergarten
(focus: process-writing with G-Suite apps)
2. Ma On Shan Ling Liang Primary School
(focus: flipped class teaching with custom-made video)
24:24 – 29:12 experiences sharing from partner schools during project phase 2:
1. Hong Kong Baptist Convention Primary School
(focus: reading with e-books, made with PowerPoint, Adobe Spark and Book Creator)
2. Buddhist Chan Wing Kan Memorial School
(focus: listening skills with Edpuzzle)
3. Kau Yan College
(focus: reading and integrated skills activities with Seesaw)
29:12 – 31:04 insights into working with partner schools
31:04 – 34:35 introduction of annual e-resources roundtable events
1. “Unleashing e-Resources in English Language Learning” on 9 June 2018 Read More
2. “Unleashing e-Resources in English Language Learning” on 8 June 2019 Read More
3. “Navigating the New Normal“ on 6 June 2020 Read More
34:35 – 35:50 highlights from hosting annual e-resources roundtable events
35:50 – 50:40 introduction of the platform
1. Home Page Visit Page
2. eResources Page Visit Page
3. eLearning Page Visit Page
4. eTeachers Page Visit Page
5. Blog Page Visit Page
6. eTraining
(project phase 3)
Visit Page
7. Feedback
50.03 – 52:55 conclusion of this presentation
1. Future direction of
2. Lessons learned from growing an organic digital community
3. Appreciation

Questions or comments on this sharing session

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