Dialogue in ELT

I received some really interesting responses to my post on good working conditions in ELT – thanks for all the comments on Twitter, LinkedIn, etc. […]

What are good working conditions in ELT?

I’ve read a lot about poor pay and working conditions in ELT recently. Keith Copley’s recent article in ETPro touched upon some of the many […]

Tweaking my young learner teaching

I start my PGCEi next month. I’m really looking forward to having an extra reason to reflect on my classroom practice, overall approach, etc, and […]

From Instruction to Experience

Recently, I’ve noticed a shift happening within the learning field. The role of Instructional Designer (ID) is evolving into a Learning Experience Designer (LXD). So, […]

IceBreakers, Avatars and Reflective Practice

The end of summer in the Northern hemisphere ushers in a new academic year filled with hopes, dreams and dreads. However, as I prefer to […]

Letters to My Kids: 5 Timely Reflections on 2016

Letters to My Kids: 5 Timely Reflections on 2016 Five reflections on 2016 resonate with me.  This past year I challenged myself to take a […]

My Word of 2017 was Present

A Reflective Blog Post on My Word of 2017: Present “The Way We Treat Each Other and Look Out for Each Other . . . […]

Outcomes over outputs

In learning and development, we’re eager to tell others what it is we do, the services we provide, how we’re unique and who we serve. […]

At the coalface

I’ve said before that the role of learning and development is to support the people in our organisations who do the actual work. This isn’t […]

Article for ETP: Using LinkedIn for professional development

Here’s my recent article for English Teaching Professional, March 2019. Why is LinkedIn so good for teachers, and particularly budding materials writers? Have a read… […]

Labels

e-learning. Social learning. Game-based learning. Mobile learning. eLearning. Experiential learning. Micro learning. Just-in-time learning. Gamified learning. Self-directed learning. elearning. The learning field loves a label. […]

TEFL Tiglets #2

Following on from my original post on TEFL Sniglets (Tiglets), here are a few more words that should be in our TEFL dictionaries but aren’t… […]

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