Using technology to enhance project-based ELL lessons

06/30/2011 | Education Week

Technology tools can be used to help enhance project-based learning for high-school students who are learning English, says digital-integration specialist Vicki Reed. Students can use digital cameras to take pictures of school environments that can be labeled in English, while Google Earth can be used for virtual tours of students' home countries. "As much as possible, we are integrating the speaking, listening, reading, and writing into project-based lessons," Reed said. "It's so easy to do age-appropriate lessons when you have the technology to do that.

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