Distance learning and English language learners
Teachers and students around the globe have been facing challenging times as we face the COVID-19 pandemic. For many of our students and their families, these challenging times have turned into a crisis. Though a vaccine might offer signs of hope, it’s going to be many months until its distribution has a substantial positive impact on our communities. In this post, Larry Ferlazzo offers a number of suggestions that educators around the world might or might not find helpful as they craft [...]
Limited learning and impaired oral skills are some of the impacts of the pandemic on English teaching
Lack of internet connection and devices have prevented many students from attending online classes. Public schools have adopted different strategies to reach these students, such as the distribution of printed material and broadcasts via open TV.
Use of technological resources in language teaching is expected to grow in the post-pandemic
Digital tools can enhance learning, but it is necessary to engage students so that they have effective participation. Public policies must act to ensure universal access to the internet and the inclusion of all students.