Category: Learning and Skills Development

Benefits of studying a technical career

By Maricarmen Gonzalez and Erick Izaguirre The Business Dictionary defines a professional as a “Person formally certified by a professional body or belonging to a particular profession by having completed a […]

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 […]

Book Review: 21st Century skills

About the authors Bernie Trilling is founder and CEO of 21st Century Learning Advisors and the former global director of the Oracle Education Foundation. He has participated in different organizations […]

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 […]

Talent Management vs HR

Adapted and condensed from the article by Susan M. Heathfield (2016), ‘What Is Talent Management – Really?’ For those of us who are not so acquainted with the term “talent management”, […]

Teaching Math, English and Engineering

Mathew Anderson, President of Keiser University August 21, 2016 Mathew Anderson, President of the Latin American Campus of Keiser University in San Marcos, Carazo, is a scholar of how the […]

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 […]