I recently recorded an interview with Ben Beaumont of Trinity Exams on the subject of teacher training in which I drew on ideas from my book A Practical Introduction to Teacher Training in ELT. It’s over 30 minutes long (!) but… Read More ›
A few weeks back I invited you to take part in a survey looking at self-observation in the classroom. Thanks to 121 people who responded. This video provides a short summary of what the results showed.
If you found the recent series called ‘Eye on the classroom’ useful, then might also like to read my blog post with 10 more tips on the ETpedia site. You can also read another blog which outlines the idea behind… Read More ›
This is the fifth and final post in a series that originally appear in English Teaching Professional and is reposted here with the permission of Pavilion Publishing. The previous posts in this series about classroom observation have all been about why and… Read More ›
A longer version of this post originally appeared in English Teaching Professional, issue 60, January 2009. It is reprinted here with the permission of Pavilion Publishing. As observers, our tendency is to observe and then immediately try to put into… Read More ›
I originally wrote a version of this article for English Teaching Professional, Issue 59 in November 2008. It is reprinted here with permission from Pavilion Publishing. Fulfilling criteria Anyone who has taken a formal teaching qualification with assessed teaching practice… Read More ›
This post is a version of an article I originally wrote for English Teaching professional magazine in Issue 58, September 2008 and is reprinted with permission of Pavilion Publishing. We often assume that a classroom observation should involve watching and… Read More ›
Between 2008-2009 I wrote a series of six articles for English Teaching Professional on the topic of classroom observations. It was called ‘Eye on the classroom’. So with permission of English Teaching Professional and Pavilion Publishing to reprint the articles… Read More ›