Tiziana Saponaro

Apple Distinguished Educator, blogger, translator

International certified teacher of English, Italian and Spanish (with 20- plus years of experience in public schools and international boarding schools in Switzerland, Italy and the United States). Teacher trainer, and freelance translator. Mother tongue: Italian; proficiency in English, fluent in Spanish. I am an iPad enthusiast. I am passionate about the ways that digital technology can make students more engaged and creative and I'm dedicated to pedagogic and curricular change via the thoughtful use of educational technology. I have been working as a language teacher in language schools (and as a freelance translator for the University of Verona, Italy), teaching ESL in an international boarding school in Italy for nine years, teaching Italian and English in an international boarding school in Switzerland for seven years, and teaching Spanish as an exchange teacher for a year in the USA, 2000/2001 (Virginia).

eLearning Articles by Tiziana Saponaro

ITIS Majorana School: An Example Of Best Practice

ITIS Majorana School: An Example Of Best Practice

Thursday, 28 January 2016 by Tiziana Saponaro

I recently had the opportunity to visit ITIS Majorana School of Brindisi, one of the best innovative school examples in…

Educational Technology
6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

6 Benefits of BYOD In The Classroom

Saturday, 25 October 2014 by Tiziana Saponaro

A few years ago, I decided to incorporate mobile devices into my lesson plans. While the content still remains the…


How To Create A Paperless Classroom With Your Blog

Tuesday, 25 March 2014 by Tiziana Saponaro

I haven't used paper textbooks in my school for a few years now, as I've decided to go digital. Using…

Educational Technology
Digital Storytelling Helps Students Practice Essential Skills

Digital Storytelling: an Efficient and Engaging Learning Activity

Thursday, 13 March 2014 by Tiziana Saponaro

As an ESP teacher in a technical school for the last seven years, I have often used digital storytelling as…