"I have used Prezi for nearly two years while teaching at the elementary level here in Korea. My initial willingness to learn the application (at that time in its early, more basic stages) was primarily due to the frustration of using…"
"In the past, I have used MashON to initiate discussion and language points from student material in my after school classes. My students study under a curriculum that puts little emphasis on writing, so the comics help scaffold their early…"
"I am responding because I just advised a coteacher on finding materials for her literature review in her graduate research course. I am in a MEd TESOL program based out of the University of Missouri (USA). Most university libraries in the USA have…"
"I can sympathize with this feeling and I imagine many others here can as well. All of us are in the situation of having at least one student who has many other things besides English on their priority list. Especially considering young children,…"
"Thank you for the link. Typing difficulties in English have come up several times for different projects in my afternoon classes. From my own experience, I know how difficult it can be learning to type on a keyboard that uses a different character…"
"In my classroom, it has been important to slowly work on returning some of the responsibility for making meaningful content to my students before making as a big of a switch as I would like. Understandably, many of my students have been trained to…"
"I really appreciate your thoughts about the school as an institution and what roles you think a teacher could develop. I was talking to a colleague at a conference recently who said flatly that he did not believe his teaching role made any sense. He…"
"I think we can all relate in some way. While my time abroad has been much shorter than yours, your words seem like reading my own future words. I moved abroad with my young family just two years ago, but the issues you mention (aging parents, being…"
"I know that the tool has been mentioned in other threads, but I have to recommend Triptico's Word Magnets tool. When I came to Korea last year, I began to use a site called LiveMocha for interactive language studying. One of their learning…"
"What an amazing journey! Thank you for sharing. I studied one summer in Russia while in college and spent a week in Khanty-Mansiysk. I must second David's question: what about mosquitoes? I remember the mosquitoes from my brief time in the…"
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