Category: English Language Training

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 […]

Digital Citizenship and ELT

M.A. Maria del Carmen Gonzalez       When teaching another language all the input, exposure, and practice that the students may get becomes priceless to their learning concerning exposure. Technology provides […]

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 […]

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 […]

Podcast – Continuing Professional Development

In this podcast, Alejandra Mora addresses what is Continuing Professional Development; the features needed when carrying out CPD and provides alternatives of CPD teachers can do.     Maria Alejandra […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Ins and Outs of Continuum Professional Development (CPD)

By James Cordonero Were we to know what the future holds in store in our teaching careers, and were we to have foreseen all the challenges that lay ahead, there […]

ELT Certification Sucesss Story

by Carlos Barreras Josef Albers once said that “good teaching is more a giving of right questions than a giving of right answers.” This is a quote that very accurately […]

Red Letter Event for TEFL Instructors Nationwide

As members of the editing team of the English Insider bimonthly newsletter, we would like to pass on our most sincere appreciation to all the work and effort that ANPI […]