Using smartphones in the classroom isn't always a bad thing. There are several great ESL games and activities that utilise the smartphone.
Controlling an unruly classroom: How to manage the chaos and engage the learner, or die trying
Advice from a seasoned ESL teacher on controlling an unruly classroom: be flexible, engage and motivate, embrace the phone, and get the students moving!
The best TED Talks for the ESL classroom
Engage your learners with the best TED Talks in the ESL classroom for a more dynamic lesson and learn other tips for modern language learning.