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The DIESOL Podcast | EdTech in ESL

Jun 3, 2024

What’s the best way to teach grammar? Explicitly laying out the rules for students, or giving them opportunities to discover it as they go? The research is clear, but it’s probably not what you were taught in your teaching program. In this episode Ixchell and Brent explore the realities of Deductive vs. Inductive...


May 20, 2024

Do you love the idea of music in your teaching but struggle to find songs that fit your teaching needs? In this episode Brent and Ixchell share all about how AI can help bring customized, language focused music right into your classroom 🎶

Show notes at www.DIESOL.org/105 


May 6, 2024

In today’s episode, we explore classroom observations and how to prepare for one. Join us as we discuss strategies to shift your mindset, engage students effectively, and avoid common pitfalls during observations. Whether you’re a seasoned educator or a new teacher, this episode will equip you with practical tips to...


Apr 15, 2024

Brent A. Jones is currently the Director of Language Programs at Konan University, Hirao School of Management, joins us to share about how he and his colleagues built a Content & Language Integrated Learning program that uses practical and applicable skillsets while acquiring English in a setting where most people don't...


Apr 1, 2024

Ever wondered how AI-generated images could transform language learning beyond just saving time? Join us on this episode of DIESOL, where we explore the uncharted territories of AI in language education. Ixchell & Brent try to break down the the self-scaffolding process of image generation and...