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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

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The #1 ...... (person in ELT)

Number One ** Not your ordinary endless list - just what's number 1.

Each student.


One by one. Individual. Indivisible. Unique. Unparalleled in affect, effect and agency.
What it's all about.
About him. About her. About a student. About Harry. About Jane and Jung Min.
Not about the teacher. Not about the publisher. Not about the front but that all around. Not about the ring master.

Let's begin.
It's about learning not about teaching!

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Comment by Ellen Pham on December 9, 2009 at 4:59am
Because I am so attached to being a teacher, I resisted this phrase:

It's about learning not about teaching!

What do you mean, it's about how good a teacher you can be! But somehow, I can let it go now. Of course it's about learning : ). And for me, about active, loving engagement, where each of us feels safe and free to explore who we are.

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