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Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 10. 79 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

Favorite Movie about Teaching?

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Apr 23. 88 Replies

I'd like to compile a list of movies…Continue

Tags: best, video, film, teaching, movie

Learning Communities

Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27, 2017. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19, 2017. 72 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

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December 2012 Blog Posts (8)


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The #1 issue facing teachers around the world ...

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

                              The Freedom To Teach



I haven't done much with the #1 lists of late however I'm restarting my engine and will be updating the ebook and this post is a good blast off.…

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50 Tips For Tired Teachers

Let’s be honest – there are days when as a teacher you are just “overwhelmed”.  Maybe from too many classes in a row over too many days. Maybe because of scheduling changes. Maybe due to being ill or stressed out.  It’s a fact, all teachers get tired and need a quick “go to”…

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Using Flickr For Language Teaching

Along with access to video, the access to huge libraries of images is a revelation for language teachers and one of the main advantages of being a tech teacher (webhead). 

Flickr is probably the best resource for this and I'd advise every teacher to learn how to access the Flickr library to get quality images.  Here briefly are my favorite Flickr tools/apps for taking…

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Happiness is the thought of ...

A fresh poem written early morning during the holiday season. Might mean something to someone - that happiness is now, not a future event. The present is the present.…

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It's About Relationships

I've been spending a wonderful Christmas with family and friends in Canada over the holidays.  Lots of activity, birthdays along with parties and the regular Christmas meetings and greetings.  It got me really thinking about life and especially the glue that keeps all life together - relationships. 

In our teaching we get so zoned in, too consumed and absorbed by the particular.  I mean, we are overwhelmed by minutiae and…

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My 2014 Teaching Resolution - Make It Real

get it real Every year, I make a very practical, specific resolution for my teaching. Last year, it was to explore and practice the possibilities of using video in the classroom. This year, it is one big, inspiring one that I hope other teachers will join in - MAKE IT REAL.

Too often, we postpone. We dream, we plan but our resolutions just remain that - ideas. This year, I will follow the…

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TEFL in Spain

A blog about TEFL teaching from a TEFL trainer's perspective. Why not come over and have a look. It's aimed at all TEFLers with a focus on teaching in Spain.

http://tefltrainerspain.com/

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Coming Soon To A School Near You: Solitary Confinement

I  watched this CBS special report about the use of "solitary confinement" and restraints in US schools and have been thinking about it all week. Disturbing. View it below.  

It was a good reminder, disturbing as it is. A reminder to me that our schools must be abandoned. They can't be fixed or repaired. They are broken and must be replaced. If I hear the…

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