The Global Scale of English

The Global Scale of English: A new solution that’s off the scale The Global Scale of English (GSE), the world’s first truly global English language standard, will allow you to measure progress accurately and easily. Our ultimate ambition is to provide learners – wherever they are in the world – with the answers to these […]

Let’s Speak English

Halina’s English Academy   Welcome to Halina’s Conversational English online course A bit about me. I have been teaching languages for over 40 years. I taught Polish as a foreign language in traditional settings at the Wroclaw University of Technology for about 41 years. I have been teaching English to speakers of other languages for […]

Internet and Education

We should consider the following questions: – What are the potential effects of the Internet for education and learning? – What main forms of Internet-based education have developed over the past 20 years? – How does the educational potential of the Internet relate to the realities of its use? – Most significantly, how should we […]

Student Study Site for Action Research

SAGE – Student Study Site for Action Research: Improving Schools and Empowering Educators, Fourth Edition – Craig A. Mertler Chapter 1: Introduction to Action Research Educational research involves the application of the scientific method to educational problems. Answers to questions typically come from common sources, such as tradition, authority, and common sense. The scientific method […]

What is Active Learning?

What is Active Learning? An educational process where students become vigorously engaged in assimilating the material being taught rather than absorbing it passively in a lecture format. For example, active learning within a business context might include performing more academic activities like reading, writing, analysis and evaluation, as well as participating in discussion and problem […]

Understand the Basis of Learning Styles

Learning Styles Seven Learning Styles Visual (spatial):You prefer using pictures, images, and spatial understanding. Aural (auditory-musical): You prefer using sound and music. Verbal (linguistic): You prefer using words, both in speech and writing. Physical (kinesthetic): You prefer using your body, hands and sense o touch. Logical (mathematical): You prefer using logic, reasoning and systems. Social […]