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“Things We Love” Word Clouds

WEC Technology Lesson: “Things We Love” Word Clouds  In time for Valentine’s Day, engage your students in the language lab by creating “word clouds” (pictured above) on the theme of “Things We Love.” Encourage students to post their clouds to … Continue reading

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by Andrei Shafourin A previous post summarized some great ways to use technology in the classroom. In this one, let’s focus on how modern technology can enrich the learning process for your students outside the classroom. TECH-ING UP THE DRUDGERY … Continue reading

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5 Tech Tips for Your Class at Washington English Center

by Lee Griffith Need a few easy, fun ideas for incorporating technology in the classroom?  We have you covered!  See this list of fun ways to use laptops and iPads to support your students in meeting their learning goals!  Also, … Continue reading

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Bridging the Gap: How One Program is helping Latin Americans in the D.C. Area

By: Ifeanyi Ezeh As time passes and the United States continues to progress, it is inevitable that the country will become more diverse. One of the main ethnicities that is flowing into the United States are people of the Latino … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Classroom–A Scavenger Hunt Near Washington English Center

This summer, a few of our volunteer teachers decided to get creative with their classes, from field trips at local museums to scavenger hunts in our neighborhood. With the wonderful weather we’re having in DC, thinking outside the box (or … Continue reading

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