Us teachers need to laugh at ourselves, our profession a bit. This is an absolute must.
So here are a few of the classic videos I've laughed at over the last few years. My top 5.Each video has to do with learning English or teaching English.
If you want to watch…Continue
I've written a lot about Krashen's ideas on this blog. Fundamentally because they focus so well on what is "essential" in language learning.
He doesn't suffer fools gladly and I'm glad about that.
I was going over his online articles and especially his seminal work - Second Language Acquisition and Second Language Learning. I kept coming back to the feeling I had as a teacher -…
I've been pleased as punch by the feedback for this reflective journal.
It will be mentioned and highlighted in several publications this fall as well as the hardcover book for purchase, being used in several teacher training programs. If you do use as a hardcover book in a teaching program or wish to purchase and support our community - thanks in…Continue
This is a follow up to my recent: Top 5 Inspirational presentations about Educational Technology.
Over the last decade there have been some great lectures made available…Continue
Lots of new things on the community this month. Get an overview by checking out our New Resources magazine or seeing "…Continue
Here are 3 new "random"' generators you can use. Click the buttons below and put up on the screen to prompt students to discuss and answer. Additionally, have students ask a follow up question in their small group or pairs.
They contain a bank of 100 prompts - I'll be adding more soon. The Questions are for beginner / low…Continue
There is a lot of content available to free members. But please…Continue
Lots of new things this "Back To School" month. Get an overview by checking out our New Resources magazine. Also don't forget our constantly updated - …Continue
** First for reference would be the…Continue
That dreams is on the edge of reality. Gif Lingua Books has over 3,000 leveled readers, especially written for ESL / ELL / EFL learners. Students can read, do quizzes, watch videos, study book…Continue
Happy teaching in your classroom - keep the fire burning!
** Update - since this post I've been mucking about more! Includes Gif Lingua Books an extensive reading site, Courses, a course site for teachers and students, Video Lessons, a site with hundreds of…Continue
1. Project Peace. …Continue
It's April, and here are some of the newest and recommended resources on our community. Members get 2 mails a month - this one with updates and our monthly full newsletter.
I am looking forward to being a part of this community and thanks for the welcome.
I need to look around the site and discover what there is on offer, it looks great so far as I can tell. I have been teaching on and off with ITutor based in Taiwan and am happy to answer any questions you might have regarding earnings, payments,schedules and such like. I am now looking to doing some teaching with First Tutor.
I also have a new website where I will offer…Continue
Poetry is in my soul (read my own, if interested HERE) and I think if used correctly, it is a powerful activity in the EFL Classroom.
In that vein, find a plethora of resources on the Poetry In The Classroom page.
It's March, and here are some of the newest and recommended resources on our community.
1. Cesar Chavez March 31st is his day and get resources to…Continue
During the last year, I've been following the KhanAcademy locomotive as it chugs on to distant fertile lands and glory. I'm a big believer of video and its revolutionary…Continue