Tag Archives: professional development

getting our students to focus on success

next time I get a new student, I’ll add one more point to my long-established 1st class procedures. it will be the GROW model suggested in “from English teacher to learner coach”. GROW stands for: goal -the end point where … Continue reading

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end-of-unit experiment (with a lot of information in brackets)

I’ve experimented with it a couple of times already, but not always has it been very successful – due to the lack of time, apparently. As this experiment is somehow in line with the ideas and attitudes proposed by “from … Continue reading

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2 talks from BESIG Prague

I’ve had a great chance to “attend” (even if only online) 2 great talks from BESIG in Prague! One was by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus, called “Yes, and..”, and the second was from Marjorie Rosenberg, on learning styles. Both talks were amazing, … Continue reading

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how tablet PC can help to teach and learn

once, over 2 years ago, I was having a lesson in a major IT company, and as we were discussing technologies and changes (and probably Ipads), my student said that within 6 month all the other companies would also start … Continue reading

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notes on the go: what I’ve changed after getting the feedback from the editor on the material

As I have already mentioned, the feedback I got from the editor in ELTteacher2writer (Eltteacher2writer.com) was highly constructive, and it contained a lot of positive comments which was of course very pleasant to read. As for the critisism, it was … Continue reading

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students: we love them and we hate them…?

when recalling my past experience with the bank executive and the leadership course, I caught myself thinking if I’d like to come back to that student one day, if that student was my “red carpet student”, and mostly, how¬† we … Continue reading

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Tessa Woodward on professional lifecycles

just wanted to share brilliant Tessa Woodward’s talk on the professional lifecycles research at IH DOS conference. full of interesting bits and makes you understand different behaviors of people around you just a little bit better. Everything about how our … Continue reading

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