August 2014 Newsletter

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, We hope you like our new looking newsletter.  It will be ready for reading every first Monday of the month. We’ll be doing our best to keep you informed with important information about EnglishCentral and also using technology in your classroom.  Join our Facebook group for teachers and get more involved!   […]

Webinar: Evaluating language learning technology

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The Webinar is now over.  View the recording here.  Download the resources and checklist below.  Thanks to all who attended! …………………………………………………………………………………………… How do you know if an online platform, website, app or tool works? Really works? It isn’t always easy  but this is a question all teachers, curriculum developers, administrators must ask themselves. Will your […]

The Academic Word List

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Our popular AWL (Academic Wordlist) course has been given a make over!  New and improved, it now has the very best contextual examples for each word – so student understanding will be much greater. These 570 words (more specifically “word families”) are the vocabulary students need to succeed in an academic setting. For their reading, […]

It’s Easy To Teach With EnglishCentral

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That’s right, super simple!  Just register here and start your free trial.  Next, create your class page, set goals, select video lessons or courses and invite your students to join on your class page.  Get the Teacher Quick Guide here.

A perfect listening lesson

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Listening is a highly important skill for students to practice. Last week in this post – “The Ears Have It“, we elaborated on how research outlines just how important our ears are. This week as a follow up, let’s go over the delivery of a perfect listening lesson. There can be multiple stages to a […]

Learning and Teaching Online: 3 Myths Busted

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Language learning technology is a growing and often standard part of most school curriculum. Students and teachers alike are taking advantage of online tools, websites, apps to support their language learning and teaching goals. A recent NCES survey stated that over 51% of all teachers in the US now use some form of curriculum based software. […]

Using Video. Upcoming Webinars

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Using video in the classroom isn’t simply a case of  pushing the play button and then sitting back, feet up.  There are a number of things teachers must consider every time in order to effectively use class time. This week and next, our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss will give 2 webinars highlighting best practices […]

Let us do all the work!

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A teacher’s job is not an easy one. There is so much too do. Lesson plans, resource gathering, meetings, paper work, professional development, organizing, classroom chores, extra curricular things – not to mention the lessons themselves. We’ve found out that many teachers want to try EnglishCentral but just don’t have the time to really dig […]

Thank You Teachers!

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The TESOL 2014 conference is finished and we’d like to offer an official thank you to all the teachers that made the conference a huge success for us. So many teachers presented about EnglishCentral, buzzed about EnglishCentral or visited our booth and gave us feedback. Truly outstanding. Our mobile products were demonstrated and proved a […]

TESOL 2014 in Portland

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We are pleased to announce our attendance at TESOL 2014 in Portland, March 26th to 29th.  We are very excited about the conference and will be highlighting all our new mobile apps at the conference venue. Come and test them out – tablets or phone! We’ll also have on display our 5 level series of […]

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