Category: Teacher Education

Training and Development for Teachers and Learners

Teaching styles and lesson outcomes

<![CDATA[  This is the first of a series of guest blog posts from members of my online ‘family’, my PLN. I am thrilled and  honoured to have Marjorie Rosenberg write her reflections on this topic on my blog,  Marjorie is  an active and prominent member of the ELT community, teacher, teacher trainer, author,  IATEFL BESIG coordinator,…
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The Giant Storymaker – Ideas for a Hundred Million Stories

<![CDATA[Storytelling is one of the most important acts of communication. Every day, in our contacts with friends, relatives, colleagues and acquaintances we share stories, anecdotes – things that happened to use, stories we read about in the news, on social media, stories we heard through others. _______________________________ In class, story building and storytelling can get…
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Are you ready to go beyond your comfort zone?

<![CDATA[ Once an English teacher has put a few years of experience under their belt, they often come to a point in their teaching career where they are beginning to feel the need for further professional development. This is a stage akin to the intermediate learning plateau that learners of English as a foreign language…
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Working with Coursebooks: Gathering Intelligence, Making a Choice

These are the handouts from a talk I presented to the members of TESOL Greece in 2007. I have copied-pasted them directly from Word so the layout may not be fantastic but I have posted it here so that members of a recently started googlewave may copy and collaborate on in order to create/generate a new…
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