I am always fascinated with what we can do through technology these days. I've raved about Skype in the past, but it seems that a possibly even greater resource has been passed along to me through word of mouth specifically designed to help ESL/ESOL students:
ConfabLab. For those of you not familiar with this site, it is an education portal that records every part of the lessons that occur...
Wow! Today's poll for all WyzAnt tutors was very simple: Are you a certified teacher- yes or no? To my surprise, only 30% are certified teachers. THIRTY PERCENT! Are you kidding? I am completely shocked by this low number. That means that 7 out of every
10 tutors located on this site have never stepped foot in a classroom. This certainly does not mean that the many tutors on WyzAnt are not...
I just recently completed an hour of tutoring with a young man who was wanting to brush up on his sign language before taking a college placement exam for his language credit. He needed a tutor, and I wanted to tutor him. The only problem was this: I'm in
Houston and he's in Galveston... the answer? SKYPE!
If you are unfamiliar with Skype, it is basically a free video-chat service. You...