ELLSA Conference New International School of Thailand Bangkok November 31, 2013 Hi, Welcome to the ELLSA conference! Thank you for your participation in the discussion panel “Effective Technology Integration in the EAL Classroom.” Here is the tiny url for our shared Google document: http://tinyurl.com/lxqwy4g My presentation slides are below: Here is the tiny url to […]
iPad reflector is a relatively new teaching tool. It allows anyone to connect the iPad screen through wireless network with a computer that can be projected on a wall screen. Multiple iPad screens can be projected simultaneously as well. This development has great potential in an ESL classroom. Through a reflector, student work can be […]
This past weekend, I got a chance to learn more about Google apps at the Google in Education Philippines Summit that took place at the International School Manila, and that was attended by educators from all over East Asia. The keynote was held by Suan Yeo, who heads up Google Enterprise Education efforts in Asia-Pacific. […]
Phonic Instruction in ESL English, in comparison to many other languages, possesses a simple grammatical system. Beginning English language learners can successfully construct sentences after they master basic sentence structure rules. This level of mastery is much harder to accomplish in other world languages where nouns and verbs appear in many different forms and cause […]
Creative Writing with the Parts of Speech – The Parts of Speech Rainbow You might ask, “Why should the English language learners know the parts of speech? It is a boring grammar exercise!” I respectfully disagree. Different languages have different sentence structures. I believe that knowing the structure of English helps ELLs better understand their […]
I just couldn’t resist to have this video clip posted on my blog This is an amusing reminder to all ESL/EFL/TESOL teacher how English sounds to beginning English language learners…Enjoy!
YouTube Videos and Visible Thinking in an ESL Classroom Short video clips have a lot of potential in an ESL teaching practice. The visual input hooks students and make them enthusiastic about sharing their ideas if the story of the clip catches their attention. Recently, I stumbled upon a clip on Larry Ferrazo’s blog called […]