It’s been a while since I posted a lesson idea, and I’ve been keen to share something I’ve been experimenting with in class recently. One of my objectives for this semester is to improve how I teach listening skills – and hopefully the listening skills of my students into the bargain. I’m even giving a … Continue reading Dictogloss & Reduced Relative Clauses
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about how I wanted to experiment with the flipped classroom approach and asked students to complete a task at home. Encouraged by the response I got from students, I decided to try again with a reading text. The coursebooks I use (in-house textbooks) have one long reading as … Continue reading Flipped Classroom: Episode 2
Part of my day job involves planning and delivering training sessions for the CPD programme at my school. I’ve devised and delivered many training sessions for other teachers in my career, but I’ve been thinking about just how useful such sessions are in facilitating teacher development. The typical scenario at the schools I’ve worked at … Continue reading How useful are CPD training sessions in ELT?