English Teachers: Introduction to Demonstrating Effective Teaching Behavior

27/03/2018

A list of excellent tips at http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/continuing-professional-development/teacher-educator-framework/demonstrating-effective-teaching-behaviour/introduction-demonstrating-effective-teaching-behaviour?utm_source=BC_TE_Facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=EA

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English Language Lesson Planning: Digital Scavenger Hunt

01/01/2018

In my language classrooms, scavenger hunts were some of the activities students loved the most. Now, you can take the hunt to the cloud. Find information at https://www.eschoolnews.com/2017/12/04/app-week-digital-scavenger-hunts/?ps=cbroady0@georgetowncollege.edu-001a000001JKcBT-003a000001eyvec


Experts, Educators Say Benefits of Bilingualism Are Brushed Aside in U.S. Schools

28/11/2017

Many of us have experienced this issue first hand.  Please comment about it. Read more at http://www.washdiplomat.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=16041%3Aexperts-educators-say-benefits-of-bilingualism-are-brushed-aside-in-us-schools&catid=1562&Itemid=428#.WgD0nyr3GLI.facebook 


ELT Corner: How to Stop Translating in Your Head and Start Thinking in English Like a Native, Video

27/11/2017


You Can LEarn Languages by Studying Hard, Immersing Yourself in the Language Community and Excercise?

25/08/2017

Read more in How Exercise Could Help You Learn a New Language at https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/well/move/how-exercise-could-help-you-learn-a-new-language.html


About the Four Skills of Language Learning

25/08/2017

Excerpt:

Speaking, writing, reading and listening (SWRL) skills can and should be taught to students as part of every subject area, as these skills are paramount in learning the deep academic content taught in schools. But these language skills are especially critical for English learners to ensure their success in school and in an ever-changing world.

There are multiple strategies that can be employed in each of these areas. The following strategies are but a few that may be helpful as you continue your journey of improving your practice and meeting the needs of each student in your classroom.

Read: SWRLing with EL: Speaking, writing, reading and listening

at http://exclusive.multibriefs.com/content/swrling-with-el-speaking-writing-reading-and-listening/education


Language Teaching: Parts of Speech Poem

01/08/2017

Very cool:

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