Is Insights to English only for ESOL?
No, the concepts presented can be useful for teachers of English from any angle. So far, we've based our methods on ESOL standards, but they can be applied to English in general. Before long, we'd like to have material tailored more toward homeschooling, toward standardized tests like college entrance exams, and towards English language exams like TOEFL, IELTS, and YLEs.
Do your methods replace the curriculum we've been using?
No! All Insights to English resources exist to supplement your curriculum. If you've been teaching out of a book, continue doing that. When you reach a topic that could use a different approach because your current materials simply aren't getting through to some of your students for whatever reason, that's when you use our videos.
Do you have any worksheets I can use?
There are some great websites out there that provide resources you can simply hand to your students. This isn't one of them. We don't do worksheets because the point of Insights to to revitalize the ways in which you present grammar topics. When it comes to practicing those topics, it's up to you to find the materials to do so.
I'm an English learner, not a teacher. Can I use your resources?
You are welcome to use them, as we're sure they can be helpful to you. But understand that our resources are meant for teachers. To get the most out of these methods, it's best to have a teacher work with you.
Is Insights to English nonprofit?
As of now, we are not registered as a 501(c)(3) organization for logistical reasons. However, we do run the business as a nonprofit: after covering expenses, every dollar we make goes back to producing and distributing more resources for educators.
Shouldn't it be 'Insights into English'?
Yes, that would be a more acceptable collocation. However, the additional syllable throws off the rhythm; 'Insights to English' just sounds better.
Furthermore, our name implies from obtaining insights to producing English, which is what we're going for.