"Hi again. I'm wondering if this Ning group is active or not, since I haven't seen any posts in the last week.
I don't plan to post multiple times per day here, but it would be pleasant to share some experiences, thoughts, ideas,…"
"I'm brand new to Ning and the PLN, so please be gentle! However, I've been teaching ESL and EFL now for about six years in Korea, Brunei, Australia (my home), briefly in China, but mainly in Taiwan.
I'm looking forward to sharing with…"
"Thanks Tom! Couldn't agree more, Twitter is like a great staffroom where I meet these amazing educators. I gave it a try in July last year and I'm still overwhelmed by its possibilities. For those who doubt its usefulness, here is a great…"
I am going for my doctorate at Argosy University. I am taking a course in Human Resource Management that requires an interview from an ESL administrator. Could you fill out my 5 question, 15 minute survey.
The survey delves into how ESL administrators or instructors meet the academic needs of their students when their primary language is not English? What legal issues do they face with their students in their educational institutions?
Results of the survey will satisfy partial requirements of a doctorate in Educational Leadership.
The doctoral studies are on management practices that could help the United States' schools meet the No Child Left Behind requirements.
I just read your article at Barbara's blog. Let me tell you, I strongly agree with you in relation to "language should work as a vehicle for learning, as opposed to being the learning objective by itself" as you say.
Congratulations and wishing you lot of success.
The current generations of educators have a huge burden on their shoulders. They are the carriers of change. They have to encourage project-based learning, greater collaboration between the students, insightful discussions… the list goes on and on.Out of all trends in education, this is the most important one: teachers are being transformed into mentors. Since the role of the educator is changed, everything else changes, too: the teaching methods, the testing and grading, the way we pay…See More