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30
SEP
2016
Students at computer

Teaching Matters: Email Etiquette Part 2

  Embed from Getty Images   “Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.” —Daniel J. Boorstin (1914–2004), American historian Reviewing email etiquette in the classroom remains an essential challenge for English teachers. We must prepare English...
27
SEP
2016
Student and teacher at computer

Teaching Matters: Email Etiquette, Part 1

Embed from Getty Images “They know enough who know how to learn.” —Henry Adams (1838-1918), American historian Email has become a part of our daily life in the 21st century. We send so many emails that we sometimes forget the difference between casual and more formal types of...
12
JUL
2016
Students in discussion

Teaching Matters: How to Add Student Voices to Classroom Discussions

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” -Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), British author and Nobel laureate This Teacher Edition Tuesday post, a weekly series based on ten teaching tips from the recently released Compelling American Conversations –...
19
APR
2009

Teaching Themes Emerge at CATESOL: Use Technology To Meet Student Needs

Several other CATESOL presenters also lead workshops and shared materials and techniques to incorporate the internet, radio, and other authentic materials into ESL classrooms. While few other presenters used the word “democratic”, many other ESL professionals noted the need to be...
27
FEB
2009

CATESOL Accepts My Presentation on Practices for a More Democratic ESL Classroom!

Do you want to create a more student-centered, democratic ESL classroom? How do you tailor assignments to individual students? What websites and resources do you incorporate in your classes to help students improve their speaking and listening skills? Finally, are you an English...