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NAVIO APP in Teaching English: The Case of Primary School in Palestine
The aim of this study was to find out the impact of using NAVIO digital platform on enhancing students' engagement and achievement in learning English as a second language. The sample of the study consisted of 40 students in control group and 40 students in experimental group. The results showed that there were high levels of students 'engagement and improvements on the level of students' performance in English both inside and outside the classroom due to the use of NAVIO APP. It also showed that students' engagement level of experimental group is increasing. As well, results showed that the students' achievement of experimental group were higher than the control group students. Also, it
showed that there were significant and positive relation between students 'engagement level and their achievement that affect students' attitude
towards learning English as a second language in more engaging environment
We are all aware of how technology is rapidly changing both teaching and learning process. This article demonstrated how NAVIO- the Macmillan
digital platform - can enhance students' engagement that result in better achievement as well.
What is NAVIO APP?
NAVIO is a next-generation digital platform that provides an enriched teaching and learning experience for primary English courses. It provides teachers with a seamless transition between the course book and digital teaching activities. It also makes learning more engaging for young learners
who achieve rewards by completing game-based language activities.
Features of NAVIO APP:
-Simplicity of digital resources.
-NAVIO offers a unique, easy to navigate and effective 3D immersive gaming environment.
-Engaging game-based practice leading to better learning outcomes.
-Providing digital teaching and learning skills for both teacher and student.
- Easy access to innovative content, tools and resources.
- Make teaching rewarding and more effective.
- Motivate and engage learners.
Engaging students is a continual problem throughout education specifically at the primary level of learning English as a second language. Nowadays, students are hard pressed in EFL classrooms due to a mismatch between teaching and learning styles may be the reason for lower engagement level and poor achievement of the Arab EFL young learners. From this point of view, it's aimed in the present study to examine the impact of NAVIO digital platform on enhancing students' engagement and achievement toward learning English primary course.
Aims of the Study
The use of digital platform in language education is an important area to focus on. However, its use is still new, and is emerging as a promising means of enhancing learning environment (Ozcinar & Ozturk, 2013).
The major aims for using NAVIO APP in teaching English are to enhance students' engagement and facilitate learning English by fostering active learning which lead to better learning outcomes.
Hypotheses of the Study
1- There is no significant difference between the students' engagement level in English of the control group and experimental group.
2- There is no significant difference in the engagement level between Boys and Girls of experimental group.
3-There is no significant difference between the students' achievements in English of the control group and experimental group at pre-test level.
4- There is no significant difference between the students' achievements in English of the control group and experimental group at post-test level.
5- There is no significant difference in the achievement between Boys and Girls of experimental group at post-test level.
6- There is no significant relationship in the achievement of students with respect to engagement of experimental group at post-test level.
Methodology of the Study
The researcher followed the experimental method. An experiment involves the comparison of the impact of NAVIO APP on experimental group with control group that with no treatment. Observation is used to determine what differences appear or what changes occur in the experimental group as contrasted with control group.
Sample of the Study
The sample consisted of 80 students who learn primary English courses as second language at Scientific Academy School in Palestine. The sample were divided into two groups namely control and experimental groups. In control group students learned English through traditional methods, whereas in the experimental group students learned English by using NAVIO digital platform.
-NAVIO APP (Give Me Five English) Macmillan digital platform was used to teach all English skills.
- Data were collected through questionnaire and classroom observation.
The present study aimed at finding the impact of using NAVIO APP in teaching English for second graders. Some frames of NAVIO digital platform are followed.