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~~Pictures and photos are a valuable resource for stimulating classroom communication and can be used for more than setting the scene and eliciting vocabulary. Rather they can provide numerous opportunities for learning English while communicating about real-world events. The activities listed below are merely some examples and can be easily modified and adapted for use with different learners, a wide range of target language, communicative goals and learner needs. As with all activities these need clear, imaginative demonstrations to encourage learner participation. Using 2 or 3 pictures as e
Multimedia instructional environments are widely recognized to hold great potential for improving the way that people learn (Mayer, 1999, Sweller, 1999; van Merrienboer, 1997).In this article ,we examine the role of multimedia (including computer ,animation ,video ) in English language teaching. According to some studies , using multimedia in the classroom improve learning process, so we are going to prove some statements like: multimedia can promote learning, the reason for using multimedia, how to involve students using multimedia, And when and how can multimedia affect learning.
During the past 15-20 years, there have been many advancements in brain scan technology. These advancements are having a profound effect on the field of education in when, what and how we teach so that learning is maximized. "Brain-friendly" techniques are applications of those new discoveries.
Back to school, fall leaves, Thanksgiving and Christmas all easily lend themselves to great decorating themes, but what to do when those are over and spring is months away? Invigorate your classroom this winter in color and pizzazz with some simple and quick designs.
It’s time for class, and your students are all sitting in their places, pens poised, ready to begin the day’s work together... Okay, let’s get back to the real world, where I used to teach English as a second language to parents of small children.
Visuals are a great tool to help with student comprehension as well as make for a more exciting class. Unfortunately, not all classrooms are equipped for this type of learning but most schools will have a multi-media room that can be utilized on an "as needed" basis. In addition, the presentation could involve graphics and images using less technology based methods.