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by wordlefan
18 Jan 2011, 14:12
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Tweeting during a conference session
Replies: 1
Views: 3047

Tweeting during a conference session

I recently read some controversy about tweeting while at a conference. I sometimes tweet interesting quotes from speakers while listening to an online feed (with credit to the speaker of course!). Many teachers who are at the live conference tweet while they are in the sessions. I enjoy attending co...
by wordlefan
11 Jan 2011, 14:25
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Mobile phones in class
Replies: 10
Views: 10367

Mobile phones in class

My sts want to use their iPhones and other mobiles in class for their dictionary apps. I don't have a problem with it but want to set some sort of rule for usage, especially since some of the sts don't have phones. Does anyone have any tips for managing mobile phone use in class? I want to be fair b...
by wordlefan
21 Dec 2010, 15:46
Forum: Teaching Adults
Topic: Teaching Online during Maternity Leave
Replies: 2
Views: 10517

Teaching Online during Maternity Leave

I'm taking a few years off from teaching after having a baby. I want to keep teaching English part-time in evenings or on weekends and I know that some teachers use Skype and other chat services to teach online for extra work. What's the best way to find students??? What kind of video chat is best? ...
by wordlefan
19 Oct 2010, 04:02
Forum: Games & Activities
Topic: ESL role play resources and tips
Replies: 1
Views: 8991

ESL role play resources and tips

My sts enjoy doing role plays. Do you know of any textbooks or sites that offer ideas and materials for doing plays in the ESL classroom? Looking for teen or adult intermediate-advanced. Have you ever done a class play? ANY tips about using drama with ELLs? Please share! Thank you!
by wordlefan
08 Sep 2010, 17:06
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Wanted: impartial advice on coursebooks for 1-1s
Replies: 5
Views: 5831

Re: Wanted: impartial advice on coursebooks for 1-1s

For supplementary materials check out free websites such as EnglishClub.com. The Grammar section is full of pages you can print out. You could also check out subscriptions sites like ESL-Library for interesting topics.
by wordlefan
17 Aug 2010, 15:28
Forum: Teaching Adults
Topic: science and math resources for ESL
Replies: 1
Views: 5732

science and math resources for ESL

I going to be teaching science to ESL learners (teens), and I'm having difficulty finding appropriate materials. Does anyone know of any good resources (books or sites) for teaching subjects such as science and even math to students with limited English???