Guest blogger, author and contributor of this post is Zach Buckley. Zach Buckley is a freelance writer who is interested in exploring the intersection of culture, science and education. He lives in the Midwest and enjoys music, literature and good food. The average modern student is no longer average. Today, students come from all […]
While searching for learning content on YouTube, I found this video. It shows 10 ways to use mobile phones and devices in the language classroom. Although this video addresses language learning, the ideas presented here can be used in many content areas. I found this video extremely insightful. I plan to try out some of the […]
Image by krossbow via Flickr Thanksgiving is soon approaching here in the United States. This is a holiday that we stop and say what we are thankful for. Reflecting on things we are grateful for brings perspective and keeps us balanced. My PLN and readers have taught me so much in such a short time. […]
About a month ago I wrote a post called, “Why Teachers Should Join Twitter…What I Have Learned as a Twitter Newbie“. Due to the enormous interest in the resources in the post, I have decided to create this Glog (Interactive Poster) as a visual representation of the resources included in the post. Since I originally […]
Several days ago I discovered Goanimate.com. I’m sure many of you have heard of it. It is a cartoon animation platform, where you can sign up and create short quick animations. Goanimate is extremely easy to use. They have a free service as well as paid serves. I am currently using the free service and […]
I have often been approached by educators and asked, “Why teach English as a Second Language when you are an excellent music teacher?” Or, “Why teach music when you are an excellent English as a Second Language instructor?” I also often get the comment, “Wow, English as a Second Language and music…that’s an interesting combination. […]
Thinking through innovation and creativity to reach the learning needs of all students is my passion. Success can only be fostered through learning, developing and trying new approaches to education. Methodologies and platforms of instruction should be interactive and learner-focused incorporating all learning modalities. Learning modules should have kinesthetic, visual, and auditory components. Students will […]
A Social Networking Space for Teachers of English Language Learners – National Writing Project.
Teacher Voices: Immigration, Language and Culture – National Writing Project.