Review: Retrieval Practice

This resource by Kate Jones (2019) is a concise overview of all things retrieval practice – theory, research and classroom implementation. It begins by defining […]

WEBINAR: Humanising Language Research Through the Complexity Lens

6th March 202110 AM to 1130 UTCFind your time zone(http://bit.ly/362zeA2) Speakers: Ema UshiodaRichard J. SampsonRichard S. Pinner In this 90-minute Webinar, participants will be able […]

Wordwall assignments

Yes, another Wordwall post. No, I’m not on commission. It’s just a great tool. I forgot to mention the ‘Set Assignments’ feature in my previous […]

Jamboard (so far)

Jamboard mentioned a lot recently. I decided to give it a go with my Secondary classes. Started using it last week so this is all […]

Reading tasks for homework

Hiya, hope online learning is going well. Here are some random reading tasks I set for homework. Each student chooses one of these to do […]

Materials writing and pub quizzes

Before lockdown I was an avid pub quizzer. It’s the perfect hobby for a materials writer because we accumulate tons of useless facts when researching […]

How to get a PGCEi Distinction

I’ve just finished a PGCEi through University of Nottingham. I got a mark of 78 for each of the three modules, which basically means ‘your […]

Text-driven approach and K-pop

Came across this post on my Google Drive. I think I wrote it with someone like NALDIC in mind, but not sure they responded/I sent […]

British Council Video Zone

Here are some short activities I wrote for British Council Video Zone last year. They were quite fun to write, quick too. No full lessons, […]

Twinkl in Action: Facts as a foundation

Year 9 Geography. The assessment task involves looking at the impact of tourism in Kenya. Some of my EAL learners are quite new to English, […]

Writing and full-time teaching

I wrote this in 2019. Just came across it again. My loose thoughts on a random post-writing, pre-COVID evening… Balancing writing alongside teaching (and other) […]

RIP LTC Eastbourne

I’ve heard that it’s the end of the road for LTC Eastbourne. I haven’t come across an announcement from the school itself (now a Twin […]

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