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The positive impacts of technology on classroom learning

The positive impacts of technology on classroom learning

The positive impacts of technology on classroom learning

It was in the 1980’s that computers were first introduced in schools. Since then, technology has completely altered the classroom methodology of learning.
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Technology Requirements for TESOL Online Courses

Technology requirements for TESOL online courses

Technology Requirements for TESOL Online Courses

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If You Want To Nail Your TOEFL Exam - Prepare itOnline

If you want to “nail” your TOEFL exam prepare it online

[responsivevoice_button buttontext=”Play”] The TOEFL is a standardised English language test to help foreign students realising their academic goals. The test itself is a tool that reinforces one’s desire to learn something in a foreign language which can sometimes represent a big obstacle because of a language barrier. For some, learning a new language is something […]

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Why colleges should keep ESL courses?

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For years, English language courses have had an important role in colleges and universities. Today, some schools have started referring to ESL students as non-native speakers of English instead. In any case, several reasons exist as to why colleges should keep these English language courses.

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10 Ways to make teaching English in Japan easier

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Looking for teaching jobs in Japan? Here are the top ten effective tips on how to go about looking for the jobs and the best way to cope with different challenges.

1. Let your CV speak for you

Since you won’t be making a physical appearance you should make sure your CV represents you and your abilities fully, in other words, your CV should communicate why you are the best for job. Make sure your CV is updated including a resume with an attached passport size photograph.
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Learning English as a second language

Learning English as a second language

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There are instructors in schools all around the world currently teaching children and adults English as a second language. These classes are sometimes included as part of a degree program. This is because so many institutions and businesses have adopted English as the central language for communication between members. Understanding English as a second language provides students with a number of advantages in the modern world.

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Language learning technologies

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For much of the period, students have been relying upon the language learning courses proffered in their institutions.  These students claim that learning from a foreign language dictionary is pale, as compared to the interaction derived with a language tutor.

However, this college-derived language learning is expensive.  Students affected by this setback are interestingly seen as a lucrative market for firms, like the Rosetta Stone, Berlitz, TellMeMore, Livemocha, and Babbel.
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Class learning with BrainPOP

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BrainPOP was founded in 1999, and ever since then it is used to create animated, curricular content that engages students, supports educators, and bolsters achievement. They have been awarded many times and have won valuable awards on online educational resources.
Some of the things they can be proud of are:
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Top 10 Google education programs

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Google is more than a searching engine. This company has amazingly evolved along the years and now, its founders think about giving back to the people. So they have implemented all sorts of educational programs dedicated to talented students who are interested in technology. Below, there are top 10 Google education programs and some essential info about each of them.

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Big data gets a passing grade in education world

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Big data has the potential to have a big impact on the education world, for students and teachers alike.

With the expansion of online learning, such as distant learning, and the growing number of devices such as tablets being used in classrooms, gathering data is easier than ever.

Learning how to use that data can make for a more personalized and fulfilling learning experience for students.

What are some of the ways in which big data can be applied in the education world? And how can educational establishments make the most of the data that’s available to them?
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