In conversation with LearnIT2Teach team member John Allan, Professor John Sivell of Brock University gives general guidance and useful tips on teaching reading using online and other resources.
Professor Sivell answers questions regarding selecting and adapting materials and improvising extensions using material sourced online.
Wikis and other collaborative tools can play a very useful role in developing reading materials for ESL classes. Specific sources for Canadian materials are reviewed by Professor Sivell.
He also answers related questions on respecting copyright law when using sourced materials, and sharing materials that teachers develop themselves.
Sivell also reviews the language acquisition theory on making technology the servant of teaching and learning. Length, 14:00.