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mobile as a tool for learning
31 May 2015

Do you ban the use of phones in the class or do you embrace the technology? How can you use the smart phone as a teaching and learning...

29 May 2015

In my country’s national educational system, continuous or regular assessment is a must.

27 May 2015

In the secondary school where I work, we are encouraged to assess our students frequently and periodically.

11 May 2015

The mobile phone is a fact of life, and we need to accept that.

  • Do you ban the use of phones in the class or embrace the technology? How can you use the smart phone as a tool for teaching and learning? I’m an English teacher from Sao Paulo, Brazil and I’d like to share with fellow colleagues from all over the...
  • The final state exams are compulsory. During the academic year, various kinds of tests are in place, to assess students’ progress in all the traditional skills, such as reading, writing, speaking and listening, as well as grammar. They are all...
  • This has several practical advantages; the more grades a student gets throughout the term, the more objective the final evaluation is likely to be. Also, if a student does not do very well in one test, she knows she will be given many other chances...
  • If we rail against their use in the classroom, all that is likely to happen is our students will feel like we don’t really understand where they’re coming from, and we will harm the rapport we may have built up. Instead, we need to ask ourselves why...