I’ll be giving this webinar for National Geographic Learning on October 30th. “With a high level of English, many of your advanced learners will probably have also developed a high level of critical thinking. However, there are some key critical… Read More ›
National Geographic Learning
How To Personalize Culture http://ngl.cengage.com/infocus/index.php/2018/05/21/how-to-personalize-culture/ — Read on ngl.cengage.com/infocus/index.php/2018/05/21/how-to-personalize-culture/
In the two previous posts in this series looking at personalization in the classroom, I focused on the individual learner and how teachers and materials can make the language and topics of the classroom relevant to him or her. However,… Read More ›
The previous post in this series looked at how personalization in the classroom helps to build rapport, add authenticity and make classroom activities more motivating. It’s an aspect of teaching that is normally seen as beneficial and desirable. However, integrating… Read More ›
Why do we assume personalization is good for language learning? The idea of ‘personalizing’ language learning naturally has positive connotations; after all, an ‘impersonal classroom’ doesn’t sound like a very pleasant place to be! But in what ways does personalization… Read More ›
You can now read my article on ‘Visual literacy in ELT’ and listen to an interview at the new In Focus site from National Geographic Learning. Click here.
Originally posted on elteachertrainer:
In my talk summary of ‘The three i’s of graded video’, I mentioned the importance of combining images with language (see dual coding theory) and also integrating video with language teaching. In the actual presentation for…
Here’s information about how we integrated video into the course series ‘Life’.