Author Archives: celiaritcher

Your New Best Friend: Planboard

Tired of keeping piles of old agendas and trying to find lesson plans through those? If the answer is ‘yes’, I have a solution to your problem: Planboard App. This application is free and helpful on so many levels. To … Continue reading

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Weebly Websites

In a couple of words, Weebly is a free service used to easily build websites. To have access to it, it is simple as it can get. You go to the home page and you create an account by signing up. … Continue reading

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Cellphones in Schools: Not a Piece of Cake

Personally, in my classroom, I don’t want my students to have their cellphones with them because it is a gadget that becomes too complicated to control. I don’t mind if they bring them to school for security purposes or because … Continue reading

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Skype: Conversing to Improve

As a future ESL (English as a second language) teacher, I need to know what technology exists in order to help second language (L2) learners. I have been familiar with Skype for about ten years now and I consider it … Continue reading

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Endless Possibilities with Google Drive

“I forgot my homework at home.” “My dog ate it.” “I lost my paper.” “My printer didn’t work, so I wasn’t able to print my homework.”  How many of these sentences will I hear over the years? Will students ever … Continue reading

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Facebook: An Interesting Tool

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest…the list could be long. Social medias are everywhere and rare are the people who do not own an account in at least one of them. Why not take this information to my advantage? I know that … Continue reading

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iPad: The New Educational Tool

Nowadays, whether they are in elementary or secondary schools, children are surrounded by technology. They often own expensive products such as iPhones and iPods and, even when they don’t own any, they still know how to use them. In classrooms, … Continue reading

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