Teaching and Learning English

Teaching and Learning English

There are over 1.5b people learning English in the world. Let’s put that number into perspective: that’s roughly 20% of the world’s population learning English. Right now. That’s a really big number. I mean, China, the most populous country in the world, has around 1.3b people, and India, the close second in terms of population, has about…

“I Already Know How to Teach:” What EdTech Does and Doesn’t Do

“I Already Know How to Teach:” What EdTech Does and Doesn’t Do

“I already know how to teach.”  More than a few teachers respond this way when they are first introduced to a new educational technology, or EdTech. It’s a completely understandable reaction. But at EssayJack, teachers are our partners, not our competitors.  Digitalisation and mechanisation have brought structural transformations and upheavals to numerous sectors of the…

Can #EdTech Teach Critical Writing Skills?

Can #EdTech Teach Critical Writing Skills?

As Knowledge Ambassador & Client Support for EssayJack it’s not unusual for me to be out there on school and university campuses walking educators and students through our smart writing software, EssayJack, and answering all sorts of questions on what our web-based app can and can’t do. However, there was one particular day when, after…