Using Google Classroom with ESOL students: a lesson on Childhood

GC was used once a week over a 4 week period with Level 1 ESOL students. Motivation was high and once the various login teething troubles were out of the way, students found it easy and engaging to use. Using a blended learning approach, students progressed to GC half way through the lesson as a…

Trialing Google Tour Creator with ESOL students

With support from the Digital Learning team and the Student Digital Ambassadors, I recently trialed Google Tour Creator with a group of Level 1 ESOL students. The topic I chose for the session was “Where I Grew Up” or “My Home Town”, so we began with a revision session on the language used to describe routines…

A new Digital Leader at the Centre for Lifelong Learning

Hi, my name’s Lois Darlington and I’m the new Digital Leader at CLL. I’ve been teaching ESOL at the college for the last 15 years. I am interested in finding out what aspects of digital learning are practical and useful to the teams who teach at CLL. In my experience, access to computer classes and…