Teacher Training Videos. This is an Advanced set of videos that shows you different ways that Edmodo deals with video.
Not all videos play in Edmodo, sometimes the students have to download the video and then play it. In this video Russell will show you how to add video to folders and then share it with students as this means the video will play in a complete different way. A great tip and really well knowing and one that few teachers realise. Edmodo allows you to moderate posts. This means that nothing will appear on the screen until the teacher has moderated the posts. Edmodo allows you to set assignments and give feedback to students on those assignments. I train teachers all over the world to use Edmodo. This second set of Edmodo training videos takes you through some ideas for making better use of this excellent tech tool for teachers. A complete introduction to one of the most useful educational technologies for teachers. Education Umbrella - books and digital resources for schools. Humanising Language Teaching Magazine for teachers and teacher trainers.
Adrian Underhill, UK Adrian Underhill works as an international ELT consultant and trainer, which means things like running training courses, writing articles, working as series editor for the Macmillan Books for Teachers and speaking at conferences.
Increasingly he provides training and consultancy for leadership and management in ELT organisations, helping them develop schools that are themselves learning cultures. He has been teacher, trainer and director of the International Teacher Training Institute at International House in Hastings and is a past president of IATEFL. A few years ago he followed an inspirational Masters course in Responsibility and Business Practice, as a result of which he developed a passion for the learning power of Action Inquiry and reflective practices, which he now integrates into his workshops and consultancies. E-mail: email@example.com Menu There is a problem The physicality of pronunciation Pronunciation suffuses all language activities 1. 2. » #ELTchat Summaries Index. Here is a list of all of the ELTchats which have ever taken place, including links to the transcripts and summaries where available.
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Photo Credit: SamikRC via Compfight. Error Correction 2. While these are clearly extremes, it is not unusual to find students like this in a typical class.
In Error Correction 2 we look at... A basic approach to improving fluency and accuracy Dictogloss - A way of raising students' awareness of their inter-language Criteria for dealing with spoken errors Practical techniques for correcting spoken English Further reading A basic approach to improving fluency and accuracy In contrast to writing, students have very little processing time when it comes to speaking, so it is hardly surprising that the following may occur. Students don't experiment with new language presented by the teacher. At lower levels students' output is mostly lexical. Error Correction 1. Therefore the aim of this article is not to be prescriptive, but to highlight some key areas.
It is in 2 parts. In the first part we look at ... Attitudes to error correction Categorising errors A model for correcting writing The role of planning Practical techniques / ideas for correcting writing Attitudes to error correction Attitudes to error correction vary not only among teachers but also among students. A teacher may be influenced by: The fact that English is their second language and great emphasis was placed on correctness at their teacher training college.
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Submitted by Angry Language ... on Aug 3 2015 20:40 The bosses try to divide us by job - don't buy that sh*t. A re-print from Photocopy This, a paper-only newsletter for TEFL workers in and around Dublin which advocates for the unionization of language workers. LSSE Wobblies send solidarity to the sacked A2Z staff Submitted by Angry Language ... on Mar 21 2015 16:59 The IWW members at the Leicester Square School of English would like to send our fullest solidarity to the workers at the Dublin A2Z language school who, much like ourselves, have experienced the callous indifference of TEFL bosses.
ALB on the front of the English Language Gazette again! Submitted by Angry Language ... on Feb 22 2015 14:25 Workers from the Leicester Square School of English have secured a front page spot on this month's English Language Gazette. Netspeak – Search for Words. How To Use Pro-active Thinking Maps For Writing Exam Success - Official WizIQ Teach Blog. “There is nothing either good or bad but thinking makes it so” William Shakespeare What’s good in education?
What’s bad? Think about it;) As teachers we throw ourselves into planning courses, objectives, projects and outcomes. How do we do all of that? By teaching them how to think, of course. Last week I introduced concepts and tools for pro-active language learning in my article called 11 multi-media lessons to inspire change. The first thinking tool is the mindmapping tool. First of all I’ll explain why mindmaps are powerful as writing tools. A) As laterally-designed mapping spaces, mindmaps are powerful visual aids for brainstorming. b) They work by association. C) They build up into a visual network of associations and ideas that can give us new insights into problems. D) Creating mindmaps for varrious purposes in education makes teacheers and students more organised and creative at the same time. e) Mindmaps allow us the see the bigger picture and smaller details simultaneously. Words Their Way: Resources and Ideas - ELL Tool Box.
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