Google Classroom + EnglishCentral

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As one of the original Google Ventures – GV, EnglishCentral has always highly valued the role Google plays in education. Tools such as google docs, google sites and google hangouts have been invaluable to teachers around the globe. Google Apps for education and especially the low cost, versatile Chromebook have revolutionized how students learn in […]

Teacher Quick Start Guide

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Here is a nice guide ( Download As A PDF ) with basic information to get any teacher started using EnglishCentral in just a few minutes. If you are already registered on EnglishCentral as a teacher but haven’t had time to use your 1 month trial – please contact us and we’ll set you up! […]

Recent Student Feedback

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We continually gather feedback from both teachers and students. It is vital information that allows  us to continually improve EnglishCentral. We thought it would be nice to share with you today some of the recent positive comments from one school (anonymously of course and translated from the original language).  This is what some first year university students […]

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 […]

The Ears Have It

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The power of immediate feedback Our ears are amazing. Truly.  Too often the visual dominates and these small things on the sides of our head, get short shrift. However, researchers are realizing just how much they are the key to learning a language both when young and later on in life. We are learning that […]

50 Ways To Use EnglishCentral

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EnglishCentral offers teachers and students so many opportunities to teach and learn.  We aren’t your standard ed tech “one trick pony” but built by teachers for teachers. Here are 50 ways to use EnglishCentral.  Dive in and try a few when the spirit moves you. They’ll still be here for more browsing and learning when […]

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