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Source Reviewed:

The Internet TESL Journal

Audience:

ESL Teachers & students

Topic:

Language Learning and Related Issues

Description:

None

Strengths:

There was no potential bias found, no trace of a commercial site and no content errors. It provides rountinely updated information from various authors who are encouraged to give their diverse perspectives on learning. The sources are clearly sited in each link. This site was quickly loaded, free of coding bugs, and the organized clearly. Its information is clear and concise as well as navigationally easy to access different links within the site. It offers a reange of teaching ideas for teachers of ESL students as well as students in the mainstream classroom. As a journal, previous entries are easily accessible and each article presents very useful teaching tips and resources for the classroom. The authors of each link provided references to their work which was relevant and useful in any classroom.

Weaknesses:

This site was not sponsored by any affiliation with a known position regarding the content. This site does not provide users with a forum for discussion, which would be valuable for teachers in need of any clarification.


Comments:

This site will be a useful resource for all teachers searching for new and inventive ideas on teaching in an ESL classroom as well as modifying the lessons in their mainstream classrooms. It provides free access to hands-outs and activities to give to your students, as well as a site to recommend to your students to enjoy links to fun learning activities. Monthly, it provides new information and is an excellent source for creating lesson plans. To conclude, I would highly recommend this site to all teachers in any grade level.

Your Recommendations:

None

Submitted by: Nancy Hamel

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