All Blog Posts Tagged 'English' (12)

Elementary ELL and Technology

I am trying to answer my research question " In what ways can ELL learners be successful in the mainstream classroom through the support of reading and online programs?"

Does anyone here on this website have experience working with ELL and Reading Instruction such as online reading tools or other reading programs which have helped ELL language skills and comprehension skills?

Added by Stormi Duckett on September 28, 2015 at 3:20pm — No Comments

FlipSnack is a free online web tool that allows users to convert PDF documents into Flash page flip books for the purpose of sharing literary work (stories, poems) and/or visuals (pictures, graphs, c…

FlipSnack is a free online web tool that allows users to convert PDF documents into Flash page flip books for the purpose of sharing literary work (stories, poems) and/or visuals (pictures, graphs, charts).  This very easy to use software only requires 3 simple steps:

1.  Upload PDF files

2.  Customize the flip book appearance

3.  Convert & publish into a flip…

Added by Ms. Lynda Hall on July 27, 2012 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Using Technology to Teach Language Arts

Today in class, I guided students through the steps of creating their own introductory wikipage for my Language Arts class. On this page, they included a welcome greeting using a “cool” text generator, uploaded a favorite picture using, and added a favorite quote from a quotation site. These pages will be linked from a Student Pages site on our class wiki, and students will be responsible for maintaining them throughout…


Added by Melissa Johnston on September 26, 2011 at 9:23am — No Comments

How old is too old?

Please help me. I want to know!!! How old is too old to be a native English teacher in Thailand? This is really a joke in itself but I'm not laughing. I've actually wanted to start a blog on this subject a while back but had no time to do so until now. Also my motivation is at its peak for this topic because I am a bit disgusted at the age of some retirees posting their resumes and thinking someone wants them to work as a teacher.

Definition of retiree: MACMILLAN DICTIONARY

Someone… Continue

Added by Ajarn Donald on August 3, 2010 at 1:30am — No Comments

Using VoiceThread Technology in the College Classroom

Recently, I decided to make a VoiceThread for use in my 20th C. American Literature class. I started exploring different teaching strategies for my students when I realized that they were not very excited to read and respond in the traditional way. A VoiceThread is a wonderful tool which enables you, the instructor, to upload your media file (like a slide presentation), add your voice to it, and then allows the students to add their comments as well. The entire VT then can be seen by either… Continue

Added by Vicki Phillips on June 7, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

How to find quotes using Google Books

I wrote a blog post on how to use the Books feature on Google to find quotes when writing a research paper. I imagined a freshman English class as my target audience. Check out my post at

If there are any changes or additions you think that I should make, please let me know, either via Classroom2.0 or my blog… Continue

Added by Cassi Nespor on May 20, 2010 at 12:28pm — No Comments

15 online resources for help with English homework and class work

9 Paid Resources, and 6 Free Ones.

As promised in last week’s post, “15 online Math tutoring and help options“, this week I am following up with online resources for those seeking help with the subject of English.

Many of the paid options below were also included in last week’s post, since quite a few of them are not just specific to Math, but we have replaced a couple of these with new resources. The free options cited here are all new, and several are useful for… Continue

Added by Kelly Walsh on December 22, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Teaching English Speaking to Korean Staff...a New Wiki for Staff and Employed Koreans


Many Koreans have already studied English for a minimum of 10 years.

These Koreans already have a knowledge of English.

They have very good English Skills.

What they lack is:

* the opportunity to speak English

* the need to speak English

* the confidence to speak English


Now there are many English teachers… Continue

Added by Maggi Carstairs on October 26, 2008 at 7:34pm — No Comments

Research Project on using Wikis and Interactives to improve English Speaking

Research: Research with Korean University Graduates to improve their English speaking skills using online Journals in the form of wikis, with access and experience with online tools that stimulate motivation and create experiences in using voice, assessing voice, and improving voice.

Classroom Setting and Tools:

A multi-technology Classroom with a Computer, projector and a microphone is necessary.

A laboratory with individual computers is more… Continue

Added by Maggi Carstairs on October 24, 2008 at 3:11pm — 1 Comment


Four years ago, a tall but rather skinny member of my robotics team stepped into the playing arena to compete in the finals of the 2nd National Robotics Olympiad which was held at the Alabang Town Center. It took the boy a couple of hours to assemble his lego robot. His robot will compete in the finals of a maze event.

And now it’s crunch time! It was a tense moment for all of us. It was the first time for us to join in the Robotics Olympiad. We didn’t even expect to reach the finals… Continue

Added by Roxan Cosico on May 29, 2008 at 7:30pm — No Comments

thesis project take 2

Hello everyone! It has been a while since I've checked in on Classroom 2.0...

I've decided to take my thesis project in a new direction...I'm going to create a website or blog with all of my research/findings/recommendations/etc., so I shall see what happens now...

This is a huge undertaking for me considering the most experience I've had with blogs is this...though I have created a website before, so I semi-decently know what I'm doing...I hope... =)

My thesis… Continue

Added by me bo on May 1, 2008 at 3:29pm — No Comments

And so it begins.

Hi everyone!

I've been researching the Internet and found many tools that are useful. Still there's the situation at my school where we have classrooms made for 26-30 pupils and they're only equipped with three computers. I need not say that this poses problems.

I've chosen this place to post my blog on since it feels right for me.

Currently I work with teenagers 13-16 year-olds teaching English and French and trying to incorporate the latest ICT in my… Continue

Added by Daniel Hermansson on May 1, 2008 at 9:57am — 1 Comment

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