How to Succeed in Distance Education

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty to on-line study with little-to-no advanced notice nor...

What Does Good Blended Learning Look Like?

During the past few years, blended learning has been hailed by schools worldwide as everything from the future of education to the conduit that...

Language Teacher vs. Acquisition Facilitator

Fill in the blank with the correct form of the word. Select the correct tense of the verb for the following statements. Which subject pronoun is...

The Art of Teaching

“Our students aren’t creative,” claimed one of the language teachers in the professional development workshop. The other participating teachers nodded in agreement. “How do you...

Adding Madness to Method

Nothing draws more heated arguments in the field of language instruction than methods. Between trademarks and remarks, there has been much divisive debate on...

From Deficit-Based to Assets-Based: Breaking Down the Wall One Essential...

This is part two of our series Breaking Down the Wall. View Part 1 here. Dan Alpert: Debbie and Diane, tell us more about the...

Game-Based Civic Education

Experiential, game-based learning is a fun and engaging way for students to learn. With iCivics games, students get to “be” a Supreme Court Justice,...

Getting Transcription Ready

Aydin Adelson makes transcribing fun and constructive Transcribing audio is one of the most effective techniques in language teaching, improving both listening and writing skills....

Three Ways to Superboost Your SIOP

Continued support after initial professional learning is essential to see gains in student achievement. A report on effective professional development from the U.S. Department...

Thinking Critically

Today it is more important than ever that students know how to think critically and display traits that provide evidence of strong thinkers. These...
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