Innovative way to teach ESL academic writing If you teach ESL academic writing with college-level learners, Actively Engaged in Academic Writing offers you a classroom-tested online multimedia course that maximizes student learning and motivation while simplifying your life as a teacher. The ESL academic writing course is brought to by Bokomaru Publications. Looking for
Lesson Planning is Key If you are either an experienced or novice English-language teacher, you probably prepare your lessons. I know I do, even though I’ve been teaching for over 30 years. And my way of preparing a lesson is probably different from yours. “All outstanding teachers are ideal in their own ways, and as
How the Virtual Writing Tutor can help teaching and learning It’s the week before the beginning of the semester and you are finalizing your course plan. How many writing assignments will you assign this semester? Will you assign one midterm essay and one final essay like your colleagues, or will you assign more? You say
Why I love project-based learning In all my years of teaching, I never thought a songwriting project could be so much fun for both learners and me. As I pointed out in my previous post on using a film project. I do a lot of project work with high-intermediate and advanced language learners for many
The value of project-based learning Why am I such a big fan of project-based learning? As I explained in a previous blog post, I love project-based learning because it: fosters learner creativity allows learners to collaborate and communicate helps learners think critically using sources of information involves real-life reading, speaking, listening and writing tasks is
What is Teaching Writing? “Teaching Writing,” 2nd edition, is a university-approved 3-credit teacher training course offered, by English Learner Portal, to teach academic writing. Frank Bonkowski, teacher trainer and experienced English language teacher, specialist in academic writing, offers best practices for helping your intermediate and advanced English learners succeed in academic writing. You can register here.