Category Archives: Teaching Tips & Resources

“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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MORE TECH TIPS FOR YOUR CLASS AT WASHINGTON ENGLISH CENTER

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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Exciting Technology and Websites for ESL Learners!

At a recent WATESOL workshop, Becky Shiring, an Instructional Coach at Carlos Rosario International PCS, shared some new,  interesting and innovative websites to help engage students. The following sites use audio, visual, reading comprehension, and creative mediums to help students … Continue reading

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Language ETC Is Now Washington English Center

By Cathy Sunshine

The school has a new name! This is good news. For one thing, it will make it easier to find us when prospective students or volunteers search online for English language classes in Washington, DC. Unlike the slightly perplexing “Language ETC,” the name “Washington English Center” says right up front where we are located and what our core mission is. Continue reading

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