Update on progress with the podcast.
What should CPD in language teaching look like? What should it involve? Where should it come from?
Arrangements are well underway for the publication of our first podcast. This will be in conjunction with the wonderful people on our advisory panel and will have the general theme of professional development. Watch this space for news of how to access the podcast!
Well, this is the first working day after NATE, and I am looking back at the week in St. Petersburg. Apart from the logistical nightmare that involved last-minute visa applications, an adventure holiday for two children and their two friends, travel and accommodation for the trip to Russia and travelling around 4 hours in each … Continue reading NATE 2019 review
Really excited about attending and speaking at NATE this year for the first time. If you are looking for downloads from the conference, you should find them below as they become available. PDF version of the NATE presentation "A holistic view of EMI: where is the language professional?" EMI final pdf versionDownload
Do you have to choose a suitable vocabulary app for your students? Select digital materials? Recommend a learning platform for your school? Formally or informally, many teachers and academic managers select and evaluate digital learning materials. On what basis? On what criteria do we base our assessments of learning material, whether created by the teacher, … Continue reading Evaluating Digital Materials
Wishing you all a happy, healthy and successful 2019!
My wife and I have a whole load of individual text books for EFL, EAP, business English, ESP, you name it. As our careers have evolved, we have little use for the majority of them, and now they are taking up space that we need for other books, etc. I'm sure this is familiar to … Continue reading Recycling text books
Would you like to learn more about one of the most exciting areas in language teaching? Why not visit our Courses page where we have just launched a new lesson on Augmented Reality. The lesson is currently free and we are happy to receive feedback. It will take about an hour, and involves making an … Continue reading New online lesson on Augmented Reality launched
HUGE thanks to Wayne Trotman, reviewer extraordinaire' for his recent review just published in the EL Gazette Blending in Wayne Trotman reviews a book outlining a sensible approach to blended or ‘flipped’ learning EXTRACTS: "Implementing a BL course requires a framework and a platform, and the two chapters covering this area are perhaps the most … Continue reading Review of Best Practices for Blended Learning