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How to Integrate Technology in Schools  by: 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..
Technology & Effective Teaching Techniques  by: 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..
IELTS Webinar: The IELTS Teacher Toolkit  by: 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:..
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,..
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..
iPads in classroom failed because of poor management (promotional article)  by: 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..
How to Use Technology Lesson Plan  by: 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 years..
| Ban Technology From the Classroom - Stay in the Dark Ages  by: 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..
Cultural Issues Related to Technology Use in Schools  by: 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,..
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..
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 Traditional Teaching Methods Online  by: 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,..
Interactive Whiteboard Demonstration for an ESL Class  by: 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..
How to Use an Interactive Whiteboard in ESOL Classes  by: 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..
Technology & Improved Communication in Schools  by: 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,..
ESL apps for adult learners  by: Andrew Berlin
I've created a few web apps to use in my adult ESL classes and collected them all on one page. There are also some photosets and audio quizzes there.
The Accessibility of Technology to Learners in Schools  by: 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..
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..
Interactive Whiteboards Vs The Humble Wall Chart  by: 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..
Technology Communication in Teaching  by: 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..
Online ESL Diagnostic/Practice Software for Your Class/School (developed by BYU)  by: 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..
Communication Via Technology for Teachers & Parents  by: 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..
Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning.   by: 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
Technology Communication in Teaching  by: 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..
Technology & Effective Teaching Techniques  by: 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..
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 Traditional Teaching Methods Online  by: 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,..
ESL Whiteboard Games  by: 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,..
| Innovative Ways to Integrate Technology in Your Classroom  by: 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 across..
Communication Via Technology for Teachers & Parents  by: 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..
Interactive Whiteboards Vs The Humble Wall Chart  by: 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..
How to Fund Technology Upgrades for Schools (USA)  by: 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..
Uses of Modern Technology in Classroom Teaching  by: 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..
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..
| 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..
Re iPhone or iPad Applications for ESL Learning.   by: 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
Types of Technology Used in Schools  by: 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..
Why Whiteboard Presentations Save Headaches, Time and Money  by: 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..
| E Learning Technology for the Classroom: Pro's and Con's  by: 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..
How to Effectively Use Technology in a Classroom  by: 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..
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