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Edulang now has a cool lil’ mascot AND a swanky new catalogue!

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  So what do you think of our new mascot? …     While revamping the webpage a bit, we also took the time to get around to something that clients, especially universities have been asking for awhile— a catalogue that describes all of our products.   Again, our mascot rose to the occasion  Check it out here.     And a quick peek at one page describing 1 of our 9 applications     I must say, it is cool working with a team of tech/design-oriented folks that can whip off things like this without thinking twice… I gotta (…)

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100 words of wisdom from 7 Online ELT Teachers

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  Some say that the largest English language school in the world is the one made up of independent teachers like the 7 below.  I thought I’d ask them a very simple question so that we can learn from their experience and shake up a discussion on best practices in online teaching. Here are their 100 words on:     George Machlan of St. George’s Academy of Dragon Slaying and Spoken English “I doubt that I would have listened but here is what I wish someone would have told me: Do not reinvent the wheel, particularly when wheels are free or (…)

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How @Silversal teaches online ESL courses with Edulang’s apps

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  HONORED GUEST TODAY:  Sylvia Guinan sharing her experience with our apps!   I have had a very interesting time in the last few months plotting new online courses that exemplify my brain-friendly approach to teaching. One such adventure was my journey with English Addicts, the exciting portal that has excellent news lessons for learners, combined with a philanthropic scope that immediately attracted me to the concept from day one.   What’s English Addicts? If you are not familiar with English addicts yet, you may find it useful to read my first article on the subject which gave my initial (…)

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How do #ESL students find a teacher online?

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  Did you know that every 48 hours we produce as much content as the entire human race did from the birth of history to 2003? Yep.  5 extabytes to be precise.  Last year, Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Google blew us all away with this fact, saying that people weren’t “ready” for the technological revolution ahead, and that the pace was only going to increase.  Scare tactics? Things are moving fast these days, and there’s just SO MUCH out there!  So, the big question is “how do we find quality“? With that I mind I’ve been wondering how ESL online students are (…)

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2020: The Future Teacher Survey Results

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  It’s amazing how much we can learn by simply asking our colleagues what they think. Thank you, thank you, thank you for taking the survey I pulled together last week as the results have been quite insightful!  Here are responses from 66 folks in the PLN:   Very interesting to note that most teachers see greater change in store for students than for themselves (2 out of 3 teachers think students will be learning more online, but only 1 out 3 teachers think they’ll be teaching more online).   Open responses to the question: If you were to teach (…)

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