Why do students hate learning English?

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It isn’t talked about a lot by teachers or school staff but students in general hate learning English. More so than science, math, art or any other subject. Very few students run, skip, jump to get to their English class.  Sure there are some exceptions, usually because of great teachers. But generally, students loath being forced to study […]

Amazing Facts About Video (every educator should know)

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Here are some amazing facts about video that every teacher should know, think about and understand. Video is becoming the new textbook and facts bear this out. Take a read and join the video teaching and learning revolution! Of course, view some of these facts and others on video!  Also now the 10th aniversary of […]

The Future Is Blended Learning

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It’s becoming more and more evident that the future of English language learning and of education in general rests in the blended learning model.  Students learning in a regular classroom part of the week and learning with technology part of the school week. We at EnglishCentral support in class instruction and allow teachers to perfectly […]

Mobile Learning Best Practices

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EnglishCentral  has released its Android and iOS apps to big applause! Find, download and install them HERE. Mobile learning definitely adds a lot and the convenient access will mean more engagement by students and more learning! Teachers need to think of a number of important things when adding mobile learning to the school’s curriculum. This article […]

Blended Learning: Best Practices

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The webinar is now over. You can view the recording HERE. Big thanks to all who attended and all the many fine questions.  Additional resources and download the ppt HERE. ………………………………………………………………. On Monday July 7th, 11am EST (view your local time), David Deubelbeiss our Director of Education will present on blended learning. He’ll share advice […]

Custom Courses. You be the author!

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Here at EnglishCentral we pride ourselves on how we work closely with schools and teachers.  We daily spend hour upon hour communicating with school programs and addressing the needs of their teaching staff and students. One vital element in this dynamic is building custom courses for our Academi Premium schools.  We advocate as a best […]

Let’s Learn: K – 12 Curriculum

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We are pleased to announce the release of our K-12 video courses: Let’s Learn.   We are sure schools around the world will see the effectiveness and motivational power of this video based language learning content. Blended learning is taking off throughout K-12 as the authors outline in this comprehensive study. EnglishCentral is leading the […]

Make Your Own Custom Course On EnglishCentral

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We have a large and growing catalog of courses on EnglishCentral. Structured, designed by expert curriculum developers. However, we know that teachers on the ground know their students best. Know their needs, their interests and what will work in their own classrooms. That’s why we are offering schools and teachers who’d like to make their […]

Extensive Watching

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The last few years, we’ve witnessed the exponential rise of video being used in the classroom. This previous post describes and outlines the reasons for the ascendancy of video. We are now a video, not a text based society. Lately, I’ve had a number of interesting conversations with teachers thinking of adopting video as their […]

We Are Launching Video Courses

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This is just a teaser! We will be launching courses soon (next week) and want you to get prepared. A fantastic and simple way to learn or teach English through professionally curated content and learning material. Teachers just select a course, invite students and then sit back and get the reports of student progress. Here’s […]

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