Great and small

English is a funny language. Coloured by countless other languages over centuries of war, politics, colonialism, migration and globalisation, many words have been lost, appropriated […]

7 Strategies To Support And Drive Self-Directed Learning In The Remote Workplace

Formal training programs are typically designed to lead the learners toward baseline proficiency. Self-directed learning (SDL) can help them move from baseline to mastery. In […]

Scaffolding success for self-directed learners

We talk a lot, as professional development coordinators and as educators, about self-direction. We think a lot about ways to The post Scaffolding success for […]

What can barnacle geese teach us about workplace learning?

What do a certain species of Arctic Goose and the typical office worker have in common? They both develop skills best while in the workflow. […]

PLPs, Parenting, and a Pandemic

228 days home with my 3 children. 88 days of remote learning, spanning 2 school years and 5 different grade The post PLPs, Parenting, and […]

LEARNing To LEARN with ICT-How-TO? My PracTICE

.. LEARNing2LEARN . LEARNing To LEARN with ICT-How-TO? My PracTICE As MOST of YOU know, I am an autodidact, a self-directed learner. I learn BETTER […]

What can we learn from summer unschooling?

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to think and talk about innovative school change. It’s difficult to see the start of this The post What can we […]

Guest post: Student and teacher reflection journals

It’s been a while since a guest post on ELT Planning. Michael Walker is a PGCEi-qualified teacher who has spent a while teaching EAP at […]

Virtual Working – How To Stay Productive

You’re working from home… What time do you start? When do you take your first break? Do you logon before you shower? What time do […]

Self-Directed or Guided Learning? That is the question

Being too hands-on or too laissez-faire with your employee’s learning and development can be a major obstacle in the success of your company’s learning and […]

How to get ebooks in the hands of students

The other day as I imagined my thirteen-year-old self stuck at home for the remainder of the school year, I The post How to get […]

Setting & tracking reading goals

I am NOT a fan of mandatory reading logs. I am, however, a huge fan of reading for pleasure. Stories, The post Setting & tracking […]

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