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Technology for ESL  · See all 135 posts ·
ESL Technology Exercises  by: 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,..
Interactive teaching technique  by: luciansw
What is Interactive teaching? Interactive teaching is something we all know about. Teachers use interactive teaching methods of asking questions, holding discussions and checking homework all the..
Assistive Technology Tools for ESL Students  by: 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..
Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Education  by: 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..
Teach Lessons from Your mobile Device  by: 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 teaching..
Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology in Education  by: 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..
How to Use Skype to Teach English  by: 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..
How To Buy Whiteboards  by: 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..
ESL Teaching Resource for the computer  by: 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..
Method Used in Teaching an ESL Student Using the Internet  by: 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..
How to Incorporate Technology Into Teaching  by: 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..
How to Assess the Impact of Technology in Teaching and Learning  by: 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..
How To Buy Whiteboards  by: 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..
Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning.   by: 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
Technology Teaching Ideas  by: 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 other..
Assistive Technology for Teachers  by: 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..
Technology in High Schools: Hindrance or Help?  by: 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..
How to Write a School Technology Plan  by: 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..
ESL technology survey  by: 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..
New Texting Technology Enhances ESL Class/School Learning & Possibilities  by: 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..
Technology Integration Into Schools (USA)  by: 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..
What Are Authoring Tools in English-Language Teaching?  by: 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,..
The Advantages of Integrating Technology Into the Classroom  by: 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 for Classroom Teachers  by: 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 order..
How to Incorporate Technology Into Teaching  by: 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..
How to Plan for Integrating Technology in Schools  by: 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,..
Assistive Technology & Schools  by: 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..
ESL Technology  by: 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..
| Classroom Technology in the Classroom  by: 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 learning. Let's..
Positive & Negative Effects of Competition on Academic Achievement - Classroom Management Software with competition function that allows teachers to check students’ performance  by: 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..
Virtual Learning Environments In Primary Schools  by: 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..
Pros and Cons Technology in the Classroom  by: 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 could..
The Benefits of Upgrading Your SMART Board  by: 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 with..
The Effects of Technology Use in Schools  by: 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..
ESL Technology Exercises  by: 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,..
6 Great Apps to Help Children Learn Outside of the Classroom  by: 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 week's..
| Technology in the Classroom - Ways to Integrate Educational Technology Into Your Teaching Practice  by: 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..
The Best Technology to Assess Student Learning  by: 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,..
How to Use Technology Tools in Schools  by: 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 Empower Teachers to Integrate Technology Into the Classroom  by: 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..
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