Writing Prompts and EAP Support

Learning does not happen in a vacuum, learning preferences depend so much on context and individuals, while writing skills demand constant refinement.  How can educators […]

Three Suggestions for ELT

https://unsplash.com/photos/eBkEJ9cH5b4 Learning a new language is always overwhelming, confusing, frustrating.  Then, there comes a point when magic happens, connections spring into life and one knows […]

Writing Prompts for Those Days When Things Go Wrong

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels We may want to make a day good, but sometimes intentions don't go as planned.  Sometimes there won't even be a plan B […]

November is for Writing

Photo by Kei Scampa from Pexels In between silent glances and flickering lights.  In between the pressures of school assignments and reading for pleasure.  Lies the gift of […]

Creative Prompts

Creativity - how the concept is chased around in education! There are ways though to inspire learners to practice creativity when learning - for example […]

Prompting Writing and Discussions

Have you ever come to the end of the day, only to find that you still need a writing or discussion topic for tomorrow's lesson? […]

20 Resources for Holiday Themed Writing, Doodling and Conversation Prompts

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart. Wishing you happiness.” […]

50 Exciting Story Starters – An Online Resource

I recently did some writing for Scholastic.  It was an online resource, featuring 50 story starters to encourage exciting writing. Click here for the full […]

You HAVE To Use Virtual Reality As A Writing Prompt.

I recently needed a short, engaging prompt to inspire my students to write. The lesson focused on ‘show not tell’ when describing feelings –  i.e. […]

The Art of Giving, the Craft of Thinking

Late October, and Halloween will soon be here. A few more weeks and the season of giving will descend with a thud of consumerism that […]

Writing Bytes

Increasingly I find that creativity and learner autonomy are two of the most challenging skills to develop in education. Both are intrinsically connected with social […]

A Writing Resource For Everyday of the Year

via GIPHY If classrooms are to be special places of learning and inspiration, then activities which foster creativity and student engagement are a must. This, […]

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