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The DIESOL Podcast | EdTech in ESL

Dec 20, 2021

We dive into gamification strategies with Michelle Quiter, EFL / ESL Instructor and Google Certified teacher. Join us as we chat with Michelle on game theory, ideas for games, and tips on what to do when starting to gamify your classroom!

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Dec 6, 2021

In this episode we explore using Exit Tickets. Why use them? What do effective Exit Ticket strategies look like? We discuss Marzano's approach to Exit Tickets and share some ideas that Brent and Ixchell have tried in the classroom.

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Nov 15, 2021

How can students stay motivated outside of the language classroom? What can students do to support their own learning? In this episode we are joined by Talal who has been studying English in the states for about 3 years. Dig in with us as he shares his own learning journey and reveals his secret to improving and gaining...

Nov 1, 2021

Warmup activities are a great way to activate background knowledge, preview upcoming content, get students in the headspace for class, and allow learners to form bonds with classmates. Today we're looking at the whys and hows of warmups, what you should pay attention to, and some ideas on different approaches in...

Oct 18, 2021

Dr. Katie Toppel (@Katietoppel) is a language specialist serving multilingual learners in Oregon. She is the co-founder and leader of #MLLChat_BkClub on Twitter and co-author of the book DIY PD: A Guide to Self-Directed Learning for Educators of Multilingual Learners along with Carol Salva and Tan Huynh. Join us as we...