IPads in an ESL Classroom
What are the best Apps according to teachers?
What are the Pasco Teachers using?
According to research...
ESL Express: Words Frequently Confused
- ESL students experience difficulty when two or more words have similar sounds, therefore instruction in specific meaning and spelling is needed. This app gives the word, it's definition and a sentence to help with how to use the word, improving grammar and comprehension.
Read more: http://www.voxxi.com/esl-ipad-apps-elementary-education/#ixzz2EX6DaO7z
How do IPads ensure student will learn
1) How can educational iPad applications strengthen and support critical thinking for English Language Learners?
2) How can teachers integrate iPads into their classroom toolbox?
3)How can iPads, digital media and Web 2.0 tools remove boundaries and promote academic achievement for ELLs?
The article stated that there was an increase in learning due to the IPad because the students were engaged with the IPad than any other form of instruction. In order to learn the language, students need to use critical thinking in order to use and apply the language. An IPad has the resources to complete the task.
MCAllen, IDS. "James "Nikki" Rowe HS ESL Class Receive IPad 2." YouTube. YouTube, 16 Jan. 2012. Web. 08 Dec. 2012.
Parris, H. "Using IPads with ESL Students." ESL Techies. N.p., 25 Oct. 2011. Web. 8 Dec. 2012.
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