Category: Classroom and Methodologies

Assessment: Show What You Know!

By Dr. Ken Beatty, Anaheim University “I read through the whole textbook and found a word that was only used once. I was sure the students wouldn’t know it!” Lillian, a […]

Schools and the proper use of technology

M.Sc. Maria A. Mora The issue of digital citizenship has become a relevant topic to discuss at school. Should it be a subject in our schools? Who is in charge […]

Facing the 21st Century Education

by Erick Mariano Izaguirre “Why do I need to study this? What for do I need to know this? How is this going to help me in the future?” Do […]

Words beyond Rote Learning

By Yara Torrez Without words, there is no communication. One of the primary objectives of a language learner is and should be to increase their vocabulary, but how? The teacher […]

Blended Learning: Using technology in and beyond the language classroom

Pete Sharma & Barney Barrett Macmillan Publishers Limited Oxford, England   Review Blended Learning introduces teachers into the use of technology inside and outside the classroom. Though there is no […]

E-Papers: Teachers’ Treasure Trove

By James Cordonero  When it comes to using realia in an English class, there is no other resource more updated, readily available, and abundant than online news. Nevertheless, teaching a […]

Fostering Creativity in the EFL Classroom

Albert Einstein said that creativity is intelligence having fun, thus the essential meaning of creativity entails the concept of producing something new, innovative, unique, and original, as much as it […]

Reaping the value of GSE and the GSE Teacher Toolkit

May 25, 2016 Updated 7 July, 2016 My goal as a classroom teacher is to do the best I can to make sure my content is meeting the needs of […]

How to use the GSE to enhance and improve English assessments

July 6, 2016 The Global Scale of English has been a great support and a positive change for my practice. As I previously discussed, the GSE can be used in […]

Cognitive Conflict to Foster Meaningful Learning

by Erick M. Izaguirre Zepeda, Keiser University Language Institute Human’s search for knowledge is a lifelong process. It takes us many years to construct our own conceptions and beliefs. Many […]

Teaching meaningfully or covering textbook content?

by James Cordonero, Keiser International Language Institute For those of us working in education, teaching a class that is meaningful to our students can turn out to be an elusive […]

A Word on Assessment

by Jose Luis Garcia, Keiser University Language Institute When evaluating students’ performance in the language classroom, teachers cannot just rely on testing as the primary source of progress. A student […]

What Role Do Teachers Play in the ELT classroom?

by Maria del Carmen Gonzalez, Keiser University Language Institute Are you aware of your real role as a teacher in the ELT classroom? Nobody likes being observed or followed by […]

Enhancing Language Learning Through the Use of Technology

by Charles Gil Technology has become part of the learning process for all students around the world. The importance of such tool in the learning process is undeniable, and so […]

To Read or Not to Read? That is the Question.

By James Cordonero “Reading is the beacon without which I’ll be adrift in an ocean of ignorance.” James Cordonero In this day and age, digital technology, video games and internet […]