On September 14, 2017, we hosted two wonderful trainers from Pearson; Tony Gurr and Suzan Kotan. You may find Tony's slides here.AYBÜ (Textbooks to Outcomes) 140917 TG
Do you believe that digital storytelling is important in education? Are you looking for a creative, critical, and powerful way to help your students? Would you be interested in a list of free digital storytelling tools? Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students Editor's note: We have originally written and published this article in … Continue reading 18 Free Digital Storytelling Tools For Teachers And Students
By Sara Davila February 9, 2017 One thing we hear about all the time in language teaching is the need for ‘scaffolding’. When I lead teacher-training sessions, I take extra time to focus on what scaffolding is and how to use it in a lesson. Through years of experience, I have found that a lesson … Continue reading Scaffolding: the art of building with the GSE
Teachers all over the world use Kahoot! for formative assessment and to review content with students. And why wouldn’t they? Kahoot! (getkahoot.com) is a fun gameshow-style assessment activity. There are tons of creative ways to review and assess with it. Kahoot! lets students answer questions with their own device. It has music and a leaderboard, … Continue reading Teach with Kahoot!: Go beyond review with the Blind Kahoot
Jeremy talks about teaching and coursebooks in the future. He reflects on how English language teachers need to look ahead, challenge assumptions around teaching and prepare for disruptions to teaching as we know it.
Presenter(s): JJ Wilson Session details: JJ Wilson has taught in Egypt, Lesotho, Colombia, England, Italy, and the United States, and has trained teachers in 30 countries. He is currently the writer-inresidence at Western New Mexico University, where he teaches ESL Methods, Linguistics, Publication, and Creative Writing. He has co-authored, with Antonia Clare, several ELT courses, … Continue reading Plenary session by JJ Wilson
Presenter(s): Gabriel Diaz Maggioli Session details: Gabriel Diaz Maggioli is a teacher who applies the lessons learned in the classroom to his roles as writer, researcher, administrator and teacher educator. He got his BA in TESOL in Uruguay and completed Master’s and Doctoral work at the University of Bath in the UK. He has acted … Continue reading Plenary session by Gabriel Diaz Maggioli
By Adam Gutierrez on February 6, 2017 In search of inspiration or hard-won strategies for improving student learning? A 10-minute video may hold some answers for educators. TED Talks are short, informative, and often eye-opening talks given by leaders in their fields addressing all kinds of challenges. Many TED Talks are given by leading educators, … Continue reading 10 TED Talks for Educators in 2017