Entries related to: esl

1 Billion Strong and Counting: Massive ESL Market Growth

By MK Argo
The education industry has always been continually evolving to meet the needs of the students, society, and overall global culture. Technology and economics have always been two of the driving forces behind changes in educational standards.
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ESL Curriculum Development Series: How to Perfect Your Lessons

By MK Argo
Are you ready to present the best ESL curriculum to your ESL school? Have you perfectly integrated technology and interactive materials into your lessons? If so, then perfect! If not, then you should keep reading because we’re about to cover how you can make your curriculum the best it possibly can be for your ESL school!
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ESL Curriculum Development Series: Technology in the Classroom

By MK Argo
Are you ready for the next step in our ESL Curriculum Development Series? In this installment, we will discuss how you can adapt and perfect your curriculum for your ESL school's platform. We will also talk about the importance of incorporating interactive materials into your ESL lessons.
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ESL Curriculum Development Series: Assessing ESL Students

By MK Argo
What’s the most important part of any ESL Curriculum? The content of course. Now that you have taken care of all of the preliminaries of ESL curriculum development, you can dig in and begin crafting and compiling the perfect resources to make your ESL school successful.
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What is ESL? - The ESL Terms You Need to Know

By MK Argo
When educators approach the topic of English as a Second Language, there are many terms for teachers, administrators, and principles to remember. Many of the terms in this educational realm are consistently misused because of how subtle the differences can be. Though the differences are subtle, they can be vitally important when developing an ESL program or understanding learners, assessments, and professional titles. This is a comprehensive, alphabetized list describing many of the most important and common ESL terms and their definitions to ensure your program is utilizing the correct language in training, marketing, planning, and hiring.  
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Successful ESL Program Models

The past two decades have brought the second largest wave of immigration to the United States. Unfortunately, the states are struggling to keep up. Based on recent data by NPR, researchers found that no matter where they go to school, most ESL students are struggling due to having little or no access to quality instruction.
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How to Start an Online English Teaching Business in 5 Steps

By MK Argo
As with any brick and mortar company, online business planning can be incredibly challenging and time consuming. In particular, the online ESL market is growing daily, and it can be hard to keep track of the latest trends and programs in the ESL business world. These reasons, and many more, make creating an online ESL teaching business daunting. To help you navigate the challenging world of business, here are five easy steps you can take to create your dream teaching company.
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Secrets to Successful Coaching and Mentoring Programs

Do you make one-on-one professional development a priority for educators of all experience levels and abilities? If you don't, you should. Research shows that coaching and mentoring programs can produce gains in teacher retention, student performance and productivity.
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How To: Solve 5 Common Problems Faced By Teachers in Teaching English Language in ESL Classrooms

By MK Argo
Working in the English as a Second Language field is a wonderfully challenging and complex endeavor. If administrators and teachers work together to solve the common problems of these programs then many of the issues become less formidable. Here are five common problems faced by ESL teachers and administrators and their solutions.
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Attract the Best: Tips for Recruiting ESL Teachers

How much can it cost you to hire the wrong ESL teacher? Quite a lot, actually. When a candidate proves to be a less-than-ideal fit, you can plan to spend six to nine months of the position’s salary to find and onboard a replacement, Gallup reported. To put that into context, a teacher who’s hired at $45,000 annually may require up to $33,750 to replace.
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