Teachers are professional learners. They experience learning through teaching and reflecting. The way teachers interact with students in and/or outside the classroom determines how students experience information and learning. Teaching professionals have much to offer. Through action research projects, teachers can reflect, document problems and solutions, and share best practices with the world. Reflecting and documenting the process can transform teaching and learning. Action research provides
Guest blogger David Cutler examines the concision, clarity, fairness and objectivity of good professional journalism, and looks to the tones and rhythms of contemporary news reporting to help his history students become better writers.
The free booklet, Critical Thinking in the Language Classroom, gives clear and practical answers to the questions teachers most often ask themselves when faced with the prospect of introducing this new educational objective into their teaching. John Hughes, teacher, teacher-trainer and author of many ELT materials, currently lives and works in Oxford.
How to Teach Reading and Writing New York Times As a middle school English teacher in New York City, I find that few pedagogical constructs anger me more than the notion that reading and writing should not be taught through direct instruction.