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Create Engaging Video Lessons With Zaption

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Whether it is for listening practice, the basis for a discussion or writing assignment, an extension of a reading activity, or something else altogether, videos are an excellent, often underutilized, resource at our disposal. Despite that fact that there is … Continue reading

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Movie Day: 3 Ways for ELLs to Get the Most Out of Films

Nathan Hall
Nathan Hall

Anyone who grew up in the American school system has memories of watching movies in class. Maybe the teacher wanted you to see a different historic period or understand a play or novel the class was reading a little better, … Continue reading

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Jing: A Simple Screen Capture Tool

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Like many others talking about education these days, I keep returning to the idea of a flipped classroom. I have talked about making existing videos more interactive using EDpuzzle and eduCanon and even creating new videos with Youtube, but if … Continue reading

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eduCanon: For Making Videos Interactive

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

Videos can really be a good addition to any class, especially for students who may be struggling readers or those who are visual learners. Additionally, there are so many to choose from online that you can find videos for every … Continue reading

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A Great Online Resource: Explanatory Videos for ELT

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

It’s easy to get stuck using the same lesson plan template. Throwing in something new from time to time (in this case, a new teaching technique or short video segment) can really get students’ attention and help them stay focused … Continue reading

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The Flipped Classroom

Tara Arntsen
Tara Arntsen

More and more, you might hear about the flipped classroom. What is it? Well, the flipped classroom is a teaching model where students do traditional classroom activities, such as listen to lectures, at home via the Internet, resulting in more … Continue reading

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