The other night I watched an interesting news program profiling a doctor who writes out prescriptions for exercise to many of his patients. He writes out what they should do every day and like medicine, expects it to be done and…Continue
I'm still plugging away on my book, tentatively titled "School's Out Forever" - a play on the famous cry of the immortal Alice Cooper, "School's Out For Summer".
My idea is to think fresh, think anew and have a grasp that…Continue
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I've spent thousands of hours giving workshops on using technology to teach. Exhausting but always practical and focused on allowing technology to be helpful and in the background as teachers teach and help…
This post is really about two things. ONE - to thank Karennee whose post brief post about the video below got my brain flooded with a thousand volts. TWO - to briefly and strongly, suggest an important point about instructing and teaching.
First the video. (because who wants second hand news?).
There has been a lot of new things posted for members this month so far. Here are just a few of them.
If you missed the February newsletter, find it here. Also the recent edition of our…Continue
Very creative "literal version" where the audio / lyrics are exactly describing what is happening in the video. Students will love it. Get more of the best literal videos available online, on this page.
I also highly recommend the video documentary: Remix Manifesto. Highly though provoking and it clearly outlines how the…Continue
Throughout the years, one thing above all continually astounds me about my fellow English Language teachers, researchers, writers, administrators and even students. What is it? Well, it is how conservative they are about language and how they fervently believe and attach themselves to a "standard" English that…Continue
We have a great group of teachers sharing professional know how and knowledge on our ELT Professionals LinkedIn Group.
Join in the conversation. Here are some of the most recent ones. Get a full archive HERE.
1. M.A. or Delta? …Continue
In that vein, find a plethora of resources on the Poetry In The Classroom page. Lots of ideas and printables (click the links at the top of the page), you can use immediately in your…Continue
The Speech Accent Archive is for all those linguistic enthusiasts out there. A well organized site full of audio of how speakers from all over the world speak English. Ever wonder how an Uzbeki would sound like? No problem,…
I'm so very proud of our video library, the best curated videos on the web for English language teaching. Lots of TLC has gone into finding the best videos only. See all our "best of the best" at our fingertips here.
More and more,…Continue