Incorporating EdTech into your English language lessons can be a great way to engage students and enhance their learning. EdTech tools can provide students with interactive and creative learning experiences that can help them better understand and master the language. In this blog, we’ll discuss how to incorporate EdTech into your English language lessons.
Tip 1: Utilize Online Learning Platforms
Online learning platforms such as language-learning websites and apps can be extremely helpful for students. These platforms provide students with interactive activities and resources that can help them learn the language in a fun and engaging way.
Tip 2: Incorporate Language Apps
Language Apps are a great way to help students practice and improve their language skills. Apps such as Duolingo and Lingvist allow students to practice their language skills in an interactive and entertaining way.
Tip 3: Utilize Games
Games can be a great way to engage students and help them learn the language. Incorporate normal educational games such as Hangman, Pictionary, Scrabble, Battleships, Guess Who or use specialised apps such as blooket, gimkits, knowt, ahaslides into your lesson plans to keep students interested and motivated to learn.
Tip 4: Incorporate Videos
Using videos in your English language lessons can be a great way to engage students and keep them motivated. Videos can be used to introduce new topics, explain difficult concepts, or even to provide students with entertaining language-learning content. The BBC channel has a mountain of educational videos for all subjects
Tip 5: Utilize Technology Outside of the Classroom
Encourage students to use technology outside of the classroom to further their English language learning. Apps, websites, and online resources are all great ways to help students practice and improve their language skills.
By incorporating EdTech into your English language lessons, you can ensure that your students stay engaged and motivated to learn. With the help of technology, English language learning can become an enjoyable and rewarding experience for both teachers and students.
I am an experienced teacher and coach of English as a Second Language in Japan. I'll use this space to talk about the various tools I use in the classroom.