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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

Tags: 5, top

Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

Tags: teaching, methodology, language, l1

Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 16. 80 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling




June 2014 Blog Posts (5)

Ads and ELT

I've always had a big aversion to ads on any webpage. Don't know why but I guess it harkens back to my own early education as a teacher where commercialism was something to stay out of public education and professional development. You won't find ads on EFL Classroom 2.0,…


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Participant Centered Learning

The case for participant-centered learning

This is an awesome lecture to listen to.

PROFESSOR JIM AUSTIN: The issue of teaching and learning is a very old issue. Around here at Harvard, people have been thinking about it for a long time. In 1869, one of our most distinguished presidents of the University, Charles Eliot, said, �Our major problem is not what to teach, it is how to teach it.�

And so that is a challenge that always faces every educator: How best to teach?…


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June Mid Month Updates

Hello EFL Classroom 2.0 members,

Sending out a quick round of updates until the next newsletter. Lots of great stuff that will interest all teachers. 

1. Share A Shameless Plug

Visit our LinkedIn group and make a shameless plug for a website, tool, app or…


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Comparing Commercials

I really love teaching language by also teaching media literacy, getting students thinking about media and becoming critical consumers of media. 

One standard lesson has always been showing a series of commercials and students watching, filling out a commercial analysis form and then…


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The 7 Laws Of Teaching

Today marks the 130th anniversary of  John Milton Gregory's influential (at its time) statement about what teaching and learning fundamentally is - The 7 Laws Of Teaching.

Do you agree that they still apply to today's classroom and schooling?  Which are true and which have not stood the test of time?  H.D. Brown's more recent statement of the 10 Commandments of teachers and learners is also worth…


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