Month: November 2018

Summary of Learning for EC&I 833 Video Interview

Hi, everybody, for the summary of learning, Haiming and I created this video. In this video, we used an interview style to share our learning outcome from EC&I 833. EC&I 833 is my first time participating in an authentic Online Course, it was a fantastic experience, demanding but extremely rewarding. I sincerely appreciate all your commitments and insightful…



Let this world get better and better, this is the charm of technology

In education, a significant contribution of technology is that it helps teachers achieve personalized education for each student. So what about Students with Learning Disabilities? What kind of answers can technology give to their education? Maybe this answer is: Assistive technology is a collective term for smart devices and applications which help to learn for students…



Quizlet helps learn vocabulary but teachers should intervene more than ever before.

For English learners, vocabulary greatly influences listening, speaking, reading, writing as well as communicative competence. With the popularity of computers and the Internet, a lot of English learning software emerge at the right moment. Compared with traditional vocabulary learning, using Quizlet, a kind of online digital flashcards for vocabulary learning, to learn vocabulary not only breaks…



Learning Strategies advance with the Technology—Education 3.0

I was far too immersed in integrating Web 2.0 technology with my teaching practice, and ignored that thelearning concept is subtly evolving with the technology advancing.   Last week, Alec threw an Education 3.0 blog prompt at us. Frankly, start with the rough reading about web 3.0 and Education 3.0, I was confused with the concept…



Where special learning happens -Blend your classroom using Flipgrid

In addition to those Google extensions which Alec showed us through the class sessions, I think, considering my context as an ESL teacher, “flipgrid” really has the wow factor. If you’ve ever used Google Classroom, it’s a similar concept except in flipgrid, you utilize videos to facilitate the interaction between the students and teachers. I was struggling…