Technology for ESL

Teach Lessons from Your mobile Device -- Trevor
I've recently created some web based English Discussion topics for Asian businesspeople and my students seem to enjoy them. The lessons are teachable from a mobile phone or iPad. If you're ...

Free Online Course in Computer-Assisted Language Learning -- E-center for Professional Development
Dr. Thomas Thibeault from Southern Illinois Univesity Carbondale, USA will offer a free online course in computer-assisted language learning via our online learning system at www.etesol.edu.vn. This ...

What Are Authoring Tools in English-Language Teaching? -- Laura Jean Holton
The Internet is a rich source for activities and material for English-language teaching. However, many teachers may not have the technical skills to make full use of these resources. Authoring tools, ...

How to Write a School Technology Plan -- Stacy Zeiger
The use of technology is an essential tool in education as its use among Americans grows and new technology is developed. To use technology effectively in school and to stay up-to-date with the ...

Importance of Education in Information Technology -- Collaborator
Information Technology Education IT education is taught in almost every school in the United States, Canada and Europe. Schools in other areas of the world teach IT at the level of technology that ...

How to Implement a K-8 Technology Plan -- Erin Schreiner
A technology plan is a statement of the school's technology goals. This plan can cover one academic year, but more often covers the course of three to five years. A well-written K to 8 technology ...

Technology Standards for Schools -- Joe Murray
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) has been in the forefront for developing technology standards for students, educators and administrators since technology use became ...

How to Integrate Technology in Primary Grades -- Erin Schreiner
Students are naturally intrigued by technology, so its integration into a lesson promotes engagement. In most districts, technology classes are not required until middle and high school. However, ...

Optimizing Computer-assisted Language Learning (CALL) -- Michael G. Hines
Technology transforms virtually all human pursuits. In the field of education, the use of audiovisual aids, computers, and telecommunication devices has radically altered classroom dynamics. For ESL ...

How to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Technology in Our Schools -- Missy J. Talbot
Technology is a major part of many schools, and of many school atmospheres and educational programs. In order to make sure that the technology your school is using is good for your school, it is ...

Technology in High Schools: Hindrance or Help? -- Michelle Langley
Technology is a critical component of modern education. Without it, students will not learn the skills they need to succeed in a global work environment that is increasingly dependent on new ...

Technology & Improved Communication in Schools -- Audra Bianca
When Internet, computer and other modern technologies became available to teachers and school personnel, communication with families improved many times over. Inside the school organization, ...

How to Calculate the Return on Investment for Technology in Schools -- Monica Stevens
Modern technology is increasingly used to support student learning in schools and, when used appropriately, to much success. With the tech landscape shifting rapidly, some educators may find ...

Challenges With Implementing Technology in Schools -- Carmen Paduraru
Technology has become an important part of the learning process. Classrooms are rapidly becoming learning environments where information is at hand everywhere, from computers to iPods and social ...

The Accessibility of Technology to Learners in Schools -- Patrice Lesco
Although technology appears to be everywhere in society, there are many school districts that are still struggling with the thought of allowing students access to technology in schools. Part of the ...

The Effects of Technology Use in Schools -- Leslie Renico
In order for high school graduates to be competitive entering college or the employment market, they must have a wide variety of computer skills under their belt. Word processing and multimedia ...

Assistive Technology & Schools -- Sharilyn Rose
The use of technology is benefiting students worldwide. With laptops, interactive whiteboards and presentation software, teachers are using computers and devices to create teaching materials, convey ...

Technology Integration Into Schools (USA) -- Iam Jaebi
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills urges schools to ensure that students exhibit a range of functional and critical thinking skills related to information, media and technology. To adequately ...

Cultural Issues Related to Technology Use in Schools -- Sylvia Cini
Culture is a broad term that means many things to many people. In the field of education, culture is the body of traditions and beliefs that define a group of individuals, uniting them as a racial, ...

Technology During the 1900s & Schools -- Christine LaFleur
The way technology was used in schools changed dramatically from 1900 to 1999. Before the 1900s, technology did not exist in schools. Instructors taught students with textbooks and chalkboards. ...

How to Fund Technology Upgrades for Schools (USA) -- Susan Ruckdeschel
As funding continues to be challenged by weak economic conditions, school technology upgrades remain at a premium. There are, however, sources out there to continue the funding of needed upgrades ...

Technology Donations for Schools -- Liza Marie
As technology prices come down and consumers continue to upgrade their systems, it is easy for a closet turn into a technology graveyard. Instead of letting the old computers pile up or throwing them ...

Types of Technology Used in Schools -- Georgia Dennis
Technology is a vital part of modern culture and children must be taught to utilize it properly. Schools use a mix of technological equipment to facilitate learning, and students are using technology ...

How to Plan for Integrating Technology in Schools -- Shelley Gray
Technology is one of the most important aspects in schools today. In our rapidly changing world, teachers can use it to improve teaching and learning and to strengthen existing curricula. However, ...

How to Integrate Technology in Schools -- Jack Powell
Technology is an important part of everyday life. It is essential to everyday operations in both our business and personal lives. With so much technology available to the public, it is important to ...

How to Use Technology in Schools to Support Student Learning -- Theresa Pickett
Technology is an important subject for students to study even if they are not interested in working in a field of technology. Workplaces have typically begun to utilize technology for a variety of ...

Pros and Cons Technology in the Classroom -- Andrea Hermitt
It is a wonder that more technology isn't used in schools, especially considering that most people and businesses cannot function without the use of a computer. Having more computers in schools ...
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
its great

How Has Technology Changed Schools? -- Chris Rowling
As we live in technology-dependent age, it is becoming even more important that our children learn about how to use technology in schools. This is not a controversial idea but has faced resistance as ...

How to Use Technology Tools in Schools -- Kurt Schanaman
Integration of technology in schools can help in making students ready for their future careers. Implementation of technology throughout the learning process includes computers and computer networks, ...

How to Use "Second Life" avatars in an ESL Classroom -- Kristina Blasen
Second Life is an online virtual reality "world" with 3-D locations for learners to virtually explore. It has attracted ESL teachers, as well as ESL learners seeking to improve their English skills ...

Buy Whiteboards That Are Apt For Your Needs -- Jyotsna Ramani
Whiteboards have become an indispensible tool in most of the institutions these days both commercial as well as non commercial. In schools and universities, these whiteboards have replaced the ...

How To Buy Whiteboards -- Jyotsna Ramani
Whiteboards also known as dry marker boards or dry erase boards are available in plenty these days in both brick and mortar stores as well as at online stores with ease. Whiteboards have slowly ...

Understanding the Different Types of Interactive Whiteboards -- Cole Rees
There are a number of different interactive whiteboards on the market, all of which are connected to a computer with the information being displayed on it via a projector. Educational technology is ...

Why Whiteboard Presentations Save Headaches, Time and Money -- Milly Sonneman
Ever wonder why whiteboard presentations are so popular with creative teams? If you want to start saving headaches, time and money…whiteboard presenting is the way to go. More and more teams use ...

Interactive Whiteboards Vs The Humble Wall Chart -- Andrew Liberty
With so many clever ways to weave technology into lesson plans these days, it may seem like the days of the traditional wall chart are numbered. Interactive whiteboards have not been a flash in the ...

The Benefits of Upgrading Your SMART Board -- Jon W Knight
It's over twenty years since SMART produced the first interactive white board to offer touch control. Early interactive white boards allowed documents to be displayed on a screen and overwritten ...

Virtual Learning Environments In Primary Schools -- Ruth Attwood
Although the idea of having Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) has been steadily growing in popularity over the last few years, the actual use of VLEs in many educational institutions, especially ...

ESL School Management Software - Integrate Students, Results, Activities, Host Families, And Agents -- Deborah L Anderson
I see many small businesses struggling, trying to manage their day to day business using multiple spreadsheets, databases, word templates and even card based systems. Often, the business has outgrown ...

| Technology in the Classroom - Six Easy, Inexpensive Ways to Use Technology in Your Curriculum -- James Guilford
Educators worldwide have been issued the same challenge: integrate technology into your curriculum. Still, teachers are hard pressed to find concrete suggestions for using technology. Never fear. ...

| E Learning Technology for the Classroom: Pro's and Con's -- Reggie O'Halloran
The great amount of progress made in technology over the past 20 years has led many people to reconsider the implications for education. How can educators and teachers use computers in order to ...

| Integrating Technology in the Classroom on a Small Budget -- Jennifer Dobson
Modern classrooms differ greatly from those that students attended just 15 years ago. Although textbooks are still considered a chief source for learning, technology is now considered fundamental to ...

| How Classroom Technology Benefits Students and Their Instructors -- Jose McIntyre
The use of classroom technology has the benefit of making learning fun and in this way; students do not feel coaxed to learn material. The instructors also benefit for they do not have to do a lot of ...

| Classroom Technology in the Classroom -- Thomas Radcliff
Implementing classroom's with latest technology Educational institutions play a vital role in today's society and it is the backbone to improve and enhance the student's capability in ...

| Evolution of Technology in the Classroom: Will We Ever Get It Right? -- Barbara A Toney
My journey through technology in education began with using a four-function plug-in calculator. it cost me $99 and I used it to calculate grade percentages. Then came the Apple IIe in the mid-80s. We ...

| Innovative Ways to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom -- Lisa Frase
Welcome to the 21st Century! Are you ready to create websites, blogs, podcasts, or movies? Kids are all about wires and visuals, and it's time for teachers to catch up and keep up. Teachers ...

| Technology in the Classroom - Ways to Integrate Educational Technology Into Your Teaching Practice -- Kisu Kuroneko
Here are some technology things that you could do with your students. Not everything may be feasible (i.e. cost factors) or appropriate (i.e. security or privacy issues): some of the things we're ...

| Ban Technology From the Classroom - Stay in the Dark Ages -- Kimberly Wagner
Technology has no place in the English classroom. We are teaching students to read and write, and all that techno crap is just a distraction and time waster. Instead of getting down to the important ...

How do I Find an Article About Integrating Technology Into Science Curriculum? -- Leyla Norman
Finding ways to expand your students' technological horizons and still teach your core material is vital in today's classrooms. Online and print articles can give you workable and creative ...

Technology Education for Primary Schools -- Teri West
Technology education in primary schools involves the use of computers and other electronic devices in the classroom. Teachers can use technology to deliver information or provide ways for students to ...

The Disadvantages of Technology in Classroom -- Constitution Guru
While many education experts tout the advantages of incorporating technology into the school curriculum and the classroom, technology can sometimes hinder learning and the educational process. ...

Technology & Teaching in Elementary School -- LynDel Randash
The portion of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act known as Enhancing Education Through Technology Act of 2001 requires all students to be technology literate by the time they finish the 8th grade. ...

The Importance of Integrating Technology Into the Classroom -- Richard Burke
Computer and presentation technologies are becoming an important tool for teachers to use to effectively communicate to their students. It is always important to deliver information to students using ...

The Uses of Audio-Visual Aids in Teaching -- John Byk
Audio-visual aids in the classroom can enhance teaching methods and improve student comprehension. Today's technology offers many choices to the informed educator who wishes to capitalize on a ...

How to Use Technology Lesson Plan -- Erin Schreiner
Students need to be aware of the doors that readily available technology opens for them. Students in today's education system have a plethora of options available to them that didn't exist in ...

Math Teaching Ideas Using Technology -- Mary Johnson-Gerard, Ph.D.
As technology use increases, teachers must adjust their teaching styles to keep up with the growing trend. Technology is integrated into mathematics lessons for secondary students regularly and is ...

Assistive Technology for Teachers -- Katlyn Joy
Assistive technology is defined in IDEA, or the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as any item or piece of equipment or system, that is used for the purpose of maintaining, increasing or ...

Teaching 21st Century Technology Skills -- Jennifer Zimmerman
Develop Excellent Keyboard Skills Many students may be great texters already, but they also need keyboard skills. Before even worrying about research and writing on the computer, have students ...

The Advantages of Integrating Technology Into the Classroom -- Amanda Stovall
Technology can help better train students for their future careers as well as vastly increase their access to information. Using technology in the classroom is beneficial for teaching research ...

Technology Communication in Teaching -- Steve Glenn
Technology communication in teaching involves the use of audio, videos and data networks, in addition to relevant communication software and equipment. This technology is designed to assist students ...

How to Assess the Impact of Technology in Teaching and Learning -- Anna Tower
Assessment of student learning is essential for determining if students have acquired the intended learning outcomes in a given subject area. This can be done in a variety of formats, including, but ...

Teacher Learning Activities -- Joseph Elmadam
Through teacher learning activities, teachers can gain new skills, adopt new trends in education and can generally improve their careers. These activities are also geared toward improving ...

The Impact of Technology on the Learner-Centered Classroom -- Kelsey Childress
Despite what students may think, there are two different approaches to teaching. There is the teacher-centered classroom, in which the focus is on the teacher and his teaching, and there is the ...

The Best Technology to Assess Student Learning -- Jesse Sopher
Living in the information age, students have grown up working with computers, cell phones and many other forms of technology. Although some of that technology has been kept out of the classroom, ...

Role of Teachers in the 21st Century -- Lee Flamand
In the information technology age, it can be hard to get a grip on the evolving roles of teachers. On one hand, it can seem as if the role of teachers has grown immensely; they are now expected to be ...

Types of Technology Used in the Classroom -- Kathleen Jasper
Gone are the days when the teacher stood in the front of the classroom and lectured while students simply took notes. Today the classroom is an interactive world where the teacher as well as the ...

How to Use Traditional Teaching Methods Online -- James White
Using traditional teaching methods online is easy, as long as you are willing to make a few changes in how course work is structured. Through discussion forums, blogs, text boxes, video, podcasts, ...

How to Teach Music With an Interactive Whiteboard -- Amber-Jean Nash
Interactive whiteboards are rapidly replacing chalkboards and standard whiteboards in the classroom. Using an interactive whiteboard allows for a dynamic and engaging learning environment that ...

SMART Board Activities for Adjectives -- Michael Brent
The SMART Board interactive whiteboard allows school teachers to present interactive lessons through this technology. As use of SMART Boards becomes more widespread, so too do the number and variety ...

How to Use Whiteboards -- Collaborator
Teachers can present information to the class on a whiteboard. The whiteboard can be a basic board to write information on with a special marker, or it can be connected to the computer with with a ...

Interactive Whiteboard Activities -- Amanda Wehner
Interactive whiteboards have become more prevalent in classrooms across North America. These whiteboards offer an alternative method of teaching by physically engaging students. The touch sensitive ...

How to Learn & Teach With Interactive Whiteboards -- Renee Williams
Interactive white boards are commonly used in classrooms and online in technology- savvy institutions. These whiteboards are beneficial because they keep students' attention and they allow ...

Fun Whiteboard Games -- Marissa Decker
Whiteboards are a popular tool to use for educational purposes in and out of the classroom. Instead of using a traditional chalkboard, classrooms are equipped with whiteboards. Interactive lessons or ...

How to Use an Interactive Whiteboard in ESOL Classes -- Terrance Karter
Interactive white boards can be used in all sorts of classrooms. In ESOL classrooms, or classrooms that focus on English as a second language, you can use the white board in a few distinct ways. The ...

ESL Whiteboard Games -- Joel Barnard
English as a Second Language (ESL) whiteboard games can be used to practice a wide variety of language lessons. They are particularly useful as warm-ups, short games at the start of lessons; coolers, ...

How to Use Skype to Teach English -- Julia Estrela
The Internet provides numerous opportunities for English teachers of all backgrounds to teach ESL. One widespread method of online teaching involves the use of Skype, a powerful application that ...

Method Used in Teaching an ESL Student Using the Internet -- Leyla Norman
Making a classroom interactive for your online English as a second language students is important to their understanding of the lesson. It also helps them remember the lesson's main points and ...

Effective Uses of Information Communications Technology in Teaching -- Shelley Gray
Today's teachers are generally expected to utilize some form of Information Communication Technology in regular teaching practice. The use of ICT in the classroom can create innovative teaching ...

How to Effectively Use Technology in a Classroom -- David Stewart
For a generation being reared on e-readers and gizmo toys, learning in a traditional classroom atmosphere can be frustrating. Harnessing information technology to teaching can grab and hold the ...

Ways to Use Technology in an Elementary Classroom -- Bryan Cohen
As technology expands and improves, younger children are becoming more tech-savvy. As a result, it is becoming more difficult to reach children in the classroom without incorporating some degree of ...

How to Use Technology in a Secondary Classroom -- Cynthia Measom
As technology continues to advance and people reach out to embrace its wonders, the classroom is a platform to teach students how to use technology wisely and in a way that benefits their purposes. ...

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Education -- Karen Hollowell
Technology has revolutionized the classroom but is not without its disadvantages--not in its use, but in what its use replaces. Many classrooms are being retrofitted with Smartboards and computers ...

Technology for Classroom Teachers -- Stacy Zeiger
Today's students are inundated with technology at home, from video games to text messaging to Internet use. Therefore, it is essential for teachers to bring technology into their classrooms in ...

Technology & Effective Teaching Techniques -- Tiffany Tyndall
If you are an effective educator, you know how to use technology in your classroom. This doesn't mean that you have to know how to program or fix computers, but it does mean you need a working ...

Information Technology in Teacher Education -- Kara Page
Information technology is changing the way business is done in many industries, including education. For teachers, new devices like personal digital assistants (PDAs) and tablet computers are ...

Technology Teaching Ideas -- Michelle Langley
Technology doesn't need to be taught in isolation. Integrate technology with other content areas, teaching students technology while helping them gain skills in math, geography and language and ...

How to Use Technology to Improve Communication Among Teachers -- Kyra Sheahan
Teachers and school administrators have to work together to provide a quality educational experience for students. If communication systems are weak, it can disrupt the collaborative process and ...

How to Integrate Technology into the Teaching Curriculum -- Kristin Wood
Integrating technology into the classroom might seem to be a daunting task--especially when confronted with the fear that your students might know more about technology than you do. Most of your ...

Digital Technology in Teaching -- Anne Hollander
The use of digital technology in teaching and education grows each year. According to studies published by MIT, teachers find the use of digital technologies increases retention of knowledge, ...

How to Use Technology in Teaching Preschool -- Shannon Hill
In today's world, it is imperative that educators keep students engaged and incorporate opportunities for exposure and proficiency with technology. This exposure should begin as early as ...

How to Empower Teachers to Integrate Technology Into the Classroom -- Erin Schreiner
Lessons rich in technology promote student engagement and allow for extensive exploration of academic topics. Through the use of technology, science teachers can allow their students to travel with a ...

How to Incorporate Technology Into Teaching -- Collaborator
The world is becoming more dependent on technology everyday. Incorporating technology into a classroom helps prepare students for the future. Students respond better to technology than they do to ...

ESL Technology Exercises -- Linda Mitchell
The English language is an important communication tool in technological and business settings around the world. As informational technology (IT) and scientific advancements continue to progress, ...

Assistive Technology Tools for ESL Students -- Michael Adkins
English as a Second Language (ESL) students in English-language classrooms and enrolling in English-language-based programs have increased by 109 percent since 1985. Only 31 percent of educators have ...

How to Use an iPad in ESL -- Charlie Brooks
If you're a teacher of English as a second language (ESL), then you understand how essential collaboration is to students' success in English. Although students may feel comfortable speaking ...

How to Teach Philosophy in Instructional Technology for ESL Teachers -- Teresa Dashwood
Teaching English as a Second Language may appear to have little in common with philosophy, but in fact the ESL teaching methods are steeped in philosophy, often leading to spirited debate at ...

Uses of Modern Technology in Classroom Teaching -- John Byk
Nobody can deny that technology has revolutionized education. Educators have also dramatically adjusted their teaching methods in response to new technology over the years. Gone are the "field of ...

Communication Via Technology for Teachers & Parents -- R.J. Bowman
Parents and teachers must work together in order for students to succeed. Parents need to know what is going on in the classroom in order to reinforce those skills at home. Teachers need to know what ...

The Role of Information Technology in Teacher Education -- Anne Sanders
In 2008, the National Education Association reported that 19 states had technology requirements for teacher certification. As use of technology in work and daily life increases, so does the ...

Online ESL Diagnostic/Practice Software for Your Class/School (developed by BYU) -- Matt
Offered by www.stompstudy.com, BYU's CLIPS—Computerized Language Instruction & Practice Software allows students, teachers, and organizations to maximize the efficiency of the learning process ...

Want your own Elearning website?? -- Verzog
Ever wanted your own Elearning website(LMS) or do blended online learning with your live class? I specialize in ESL websites using Open Source Software(free). I can: 1.Deliver a fully setup site with ...

Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning. -- Mushroom pudding
Great app for young learners developing Phonemic Awareness, based on the Eye Spy car game - called 'Eye Spy Touch' http://itunes.apple.com/ca/app/eye-spy-touch/id432766128?mt=8

New Texting Technology Enhances ESL Class/School Learning & Possibilities -- Danny B
I have been teaching ESL for five years and have continually tried to push myself to learn about different technologies. Though I am not naturally all that tech savvy, I think technology serves ...
Re New Texting Technology Enhances ESL Class/School Learning & Possibilities -- Turnoi
Interesting points; so far I have never considered SMS for ESL purposes. It is uncommon to use it in class; for private tutoring, however, it may a suitable technology that may be useful and ...

Free demo account to the NEW amazing program "eEnglish by Pronunciation Power" -- Adon
English Computerized Learning Inc. (ECL) is pleased to announce the launch of eEnglish by Pronunciation Power. ECL’s revolutionary development “eEnglish by Pronunciation Power” incorporates new ...

Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning. -- Adon
Hi Marshu Sensei, We have a free English pronunciation app you can find on our website: http://www.englishlearning.com Hope you like it - Adon Lee
Re: Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning. -- Adam
Check out Merit Software's online learning tools for ESL reading comprehension, grammar, vocabulary, and writing. All of them work wonderfully with iPads.

Ideas for Integrating Technology in IMS Classrooms -- hyn
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Video Games + Motivation -- hyn
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ESL Teaching Resource for the computer -- Turnoi
You will find them here: http://www.englishbanana.com/ And you are free to download, distribute and even sell them! There is also a complete EFL Resource Bank (covering most of the English Banana ...

Creating Interactive and Multimedia-featured Exercises for the web -- Dr. Turnoi Turjakuunnen
As a teacher of ESL or another foreign language, you cannot ignore the potentials that the web offers in relation to teaching. These days, you can create interactive and multimedia-featured foreign ...

ESL Technology -- Turnoi
Certain computer skills form also an important part of skills that future ESL teachers should be trained in. In our TESL teacher training program, we have a course module called CALL ...

Interactive Whiteboard Demonstration for an ESL Class -- Chris
Chris demonstrates the prototype of the interactive whiteboard he built for under $50 (including a Nintendo Wiimote and an infrared LED, but not computer and projector). Possible uses in an ESL ...
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