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This will be a place to collect video for our community, video by ELT professionals on a variety of teaching topics. Lots of conference video exists and we have a lot already in our video section. However, it would be handy to have here.... so post up your favorite ELT presenter and share some of their and your own thoughts....
Here's a first offering. Bonny Norton, who has done some seminal work in the area of "Language and Identity" gives the plenary at the IATEFL 2009. (identity is so important in our classrooms! Let students learn language by expressing their own lives/world - is what Bonnie shows is effective). Starts at about the 5 min. mark.
This is an interview on a wide range of topics by Scott Thornbury. He speaks about http://www.thornburyscott.com/tu/Sources.htm" target="_blank">his dogme theory - teaching unplugged and without a textbook. Lots more... From JALT 2009.
Dr. Susan Barduhn is a professor at the SIT Graduate Institute in Vermont and is leading voice in TESOL teacher-training. She talks about what it is to be a teacher-learner (only first and last part of her lecture). See the slides HERE.