Research in brief: Critique of BICS and CALP

BICS and CALP in a nutshell BICS and CALP was an idea first proposed by Prof Jim Cummins in the early 1980s. BICS stands for […]

Free access to Twinkl

Just a quick one! Twinkl ESL are currently offering free access to users in South America in response to school closures. Miranda’s doing a great […]

Teacher development and coursebooks

Prompted by a tweet from @michaelegriffin, here are some thoughts on how coursebooks/published materials/in-house resources can aid teacher development. Michael asked this: I shared some […]

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 […]

Useful links: Project-based learning

I’ve been reading a bit about project-based learning (PjBL) recently. I had to write a critique of an approach used in my context as part […]

ELT Twitter chats

I did a digital reset of my Twitter account recently. I now see a much wider range of content than before, and have found loads […]

As Easy as isEazy

There are plenty of bytes regarding learner autonomy and student centred learning. There is plenty written on professional development for teachers too, especially CPD (continuing […]

5 Impressive Skills You Can Gain As A Teacher

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5 Impressive Skills you can gain as a Teacher

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My dissertation

Sharing my recent MA dissertation for general interest. I say ‘general interest’, but I imagine the interest will be extremely specific! Here’s the title: Pronunciation […]

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… […]

Webinar: The Value of Gamification for Language Learning

I watched this short webinar today from Cambridge Assessment English on gamifying learning (Sarah Albrecht and Ollie Wood). It was a straightforward introduction to the […]

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