Tag Archives: educational technology

Make Some News! Current Events for ELT

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

Contemporary news stories and current events can be a great context for English classes. The relevance and currency of content can increase interest and engagement and having students create their own news reports can help increase fluency, accuracy, and confidence … Continue reading

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Collaborative Writing for ELLs

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

Collaborative writing practices are necessary and common in today’s workplaces. This has become increasingly more important as collaborative writing tools and environments continue to evolve and make it easier for more people to simultaneously construct text with others. Users are … Continue reading

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TESOL 2019 Electronic Village Overview

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

Having just returned from TESOL, I am excited to share. Here is a special treat for those who were unable to attend TESOL this past week or even those who were there but unable to attend the events that took … Continue reading

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Online Role-Playing Games for Writing

Betsy Gilliland
Betsy Gilliland

Today I want to share a fascinating project being developed by Lin Zhou, a graduate student at University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa, which I think will be interesting for writing teachers and other TESOL professionals. Lin is a PhD candidate in … Continue reading

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Prepare for Educational Technology in 2019

Greg Kessler
Greg Kessler

Happy new year! I hope that 2019 is filled with engaging teaching and learning opportunities for everyone. I hope readers try out some of the things suggested in this blog and experiment with different ways of using technology in their … Continue reading

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