Technology for ESL

Virtual Classroom Software -- AHungryPolarBear
An integrated web conferencing tool by YouSeeU. It helps instructors engage learners in two-way video conversations.

5 innovative eLearning ideas for more engaging courses -- Jessica Gust
In today’s world, you have plenty of competition when it comes to creating courses that keep people focused, entertained and more importantly engaged with learning. Everything from game consoles to ...

IELTS Webinar: The IELTS Teacher Toolkit -- Kris Jagasia
Dear Teachers, we held a webinar last week to coach teachers that are thinking of taking on IELTS students. The session was very well attended and you can find the recording here: ...

Building Content For Online ESL Lessons -- Kris Off2Class
Dear Teachers, a recording of a webinar I held on building content for online ESL lessons. A great watch for ESL teachers looking to get online! ...

Retaining Online ESL Students -- Kris Jagasia
A post about strategies I've used to retain online ESL students to grow my own independent teaching business https://www.off2class.com/retain-online-esl-students/

A great app for listening practice! -- Richard
Hi everyone, I graduated from Boston College in 2015 with a computer science degree, and have been coding for Android for nearly 5 years. I thought it was time that I gave back to the community, so I ...

Building Social-Emotional Skills May Be Key to Classroom Management -- Luciansw
Classroom management can take any number of approaches, but a study published in late January finds that some types of interventions tend to have higher success than others. Parsing through 54 ...

Personal Data Privacy of the Students -- Luciansw
Many of us associate data privacy with Gsoc and journalists’ phone calls or Edward Snowden but data privacy is an important issue for all of us and our children. The explosion of social media means ...

Transform teaching with tablets -- Luciansw
The increasing number of tablets in classroom shows us the trend of the future of education. In UK, one in three secondary schools now allows students to use devices on their grounds. But are tablets ...

6 Great Apps to Help Children Learn Outside of the Classroom -- Sally Wilson
It can be tempting to dismiss all technology aimed at children as somehow harmful or bad for them. And while it's true that plopping youngsters down in front of the television to ingest a ...

Positive & Negative Effects of Competition on Academic Achievement - Classroom Management Software with competition function that allows teachers to check students’ performance -- Luciansw
Competition plays an important role in academic achievement because it often spurs students to pursue excellence. College acceptance is competitive, so students who have worked hard to be at the top ...

Re: The Disadvantages of Technology in Classroom -- McKenzie
While technology in the classroom does have some disadvantages (as you mentioned above), there are also a great number of benefits that outweigh the disadvantages. A few of these benefits include: ...

iPads in classroom failed because of poor management (promotional article) -- Luciansw
Schools in Los Angeles are seeking compensation from Apple over a $1.3bn (£870m) iPad-based education project that has gone awry. The project began in 2013 and aimed to give iPads and other ...

Advert: Increasing funding from the Scottish government for teaching foreign languages in schools (promotional article) -- Luciansw at mythware.com
Increasing funding from the Scottish government for teaching foreign languages in schools The money, a 44% increase on the £5m allocated last year, is designed to help local authorities implement ...

ESL technology survey -- Randy Gifford
My friend is doing her doctorate in using technology in the ESL classroom. This interest group seems like a great resource. If you have fifteen minutes, please take the survey. If you should decide ...

To catch up with Apple -- Luciansw
Apple has launched new MacBook this week and released an ambitious note: “With the new MacBook, we set out to do the impossible: engineer a full-size experience into the lightest and most compact ...

Modern information technologies in education -- Thomas Glencross
In the age of information technologies the approach to education has suffered significant changes. Today you can study without spending much time in the classes. Actually, you can study remotely, at ...

Voces ESL/ELD Courseware -- Erin
Do you teach teenage or young adult ELLs? Are you looking for something different that will catch their eye, get their attention, and help them learn English as well as American culture? Voces ...

Re: Pros and Cons Technology in the Classroom -- Dr. Turnoi Turjakuunnen
It's not just a matter of having computers in the classroom. Students should be able to practice authentic language, and if you don't have such materials that can be used on a computer, then ...

Re: Pros and Cons Technology in the Classroom -- Micked Alexandre
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