Tag: Technology

Schools and the proper use of technology

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 of teaching all the elements involved in the responsibility of using technology, parents or teacher? Are we aware of the risks that technology involves for learners? Problems such as

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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 English language teachers with an endless source of tools and applications which can make their classes much more interactive and be engaging for learners. Instructors

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Use of Technology at Work

21st Century Skills for Work

The workplace setting in the 21st Century

By Academic Committee Changes in the workplace are necessary to match the 21st-century skills demands. Global citizens today agree that as time goes by the place of work changes, but the competencies that go along with it should too. We cannot deny that the skills required in the 21st-century gear towards factors such as competitiveness,

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Millennials and Talent Management Today!

By Academic Committee The new trend in companies now geared towards the 21st century focuses on technology and globalization. Millennials, today’s leaders, with easy access to the global market, and native to technological surroundings transform Startups to billion dollar companies overnight leaving their competitive advantage to Talent and Creativity. Whereas, CEO’s are now enforced to

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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 a variety of ways, but my three favourite uses are as a tool for validating my students’ learning objectives, as a tool to enhance and

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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 is the right way to use it in order to produce great results. In fact, technology has been used for different training purposes across many

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Edmodo – Breaking the Barriers of Space and Time

by Bosco Bonilla Every teacher and school is always looking for an effective way to engage students, connect with them, coach them and finally help them become better learners. Edmodo is an open online platform for learning that allows interaction between teachers and students in a Facebook-like environment. The platform enables teachers to share content,

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The Use of Web Apps at the AEP

by Francisco Morales For many years, I have been using a variety of devices and applications to improve my skills and productivity as a doctor. I think of technology as a toolbox which helps us in everyday life as soon as we understand how and where to use it. Recently, as a student in the Academic English

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My New Best Friend

by Manuel Dos Santos If you walk around the school or the college campus, you’ll see students glued to their smartphones. The smartphone has become an extension of their bodies, like an added limb. Surveys from different sources conclude that over 90% of students bring their smartphone to class, and that the majority of them

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Pearson English Interactive

by Alfieri Avilan Academic Consultant Central America & the Caribbean The new learning era has turned into a great dilemma that has taken a whole decade to begin to understand, its depth has not been measured yet, it seems as if we are struggling to cope with all the changes and challenges that such wave has

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