How learning a new language changes your brain

People learn a new language for all sorts of reasons – to work or study in another country, move abroad, or simply for pleasure. No matter the motivation, many students find that the experience of studying a new language enriches their lives. But did you also know a language changes your brain at a physical … Read more

How VR and Emerging EdTech Will Affect Learning

Find out how the educational landscape will be affected by VR and emerging edtech, and what this will mean for teachers and learners. Set against a backdrop of vast improvements in connectivity, smartphone ownership and 5G technology, it is no surprise that the edtech industry has caught the attention of investors. Valued at $254.8 billion … Read more

If English Have a Subjunctive, What Be It? – World of Better Learning

Lawrence J. Zwier is an Associate Director of the English Language Center, Michigan State University. He has taught ESL/EFL at universities in Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan, Singapore, and the US Larry is the author of numerous ELT textbooks, mostly about reading and vocabulary, and also writes non-fiction books about history and geography for middle school … Read more

Integrated Technology in the ESL Classroom

A helpful blog post about how technology can be integrated into the ESL classroom, with links to research and studies, to help teachers know what works. If you’ve taught English as a second language (ESL) for a few years, you’ll have noticed changes in how educational technology, or edtech, is used. Things like tablets, gamification, … Read more

How power skills bring long-term rewards for students

There’s a good chance you know power skills by another name. Traditionally called “soft skills”, they include competencies such as leadership, problem solving, and creativity. Now, they have undergone something of a rebrand. The impressive new name means these key skill sets are finally getting the recognition they deserve. In a world where the global … Read more