An introduction to Quick Reads - short, easy-to-read books by well-known authors. A really useful resource, which includes sample chapters, audio recordings of books, and PDF handouts that can be printed off or downloaded.
Dot Powell, manager of the British Council's project to create a portal for ESOL teachers and learners, looks at criteria we use to make judgements about ESOL materials, and offers a first look at the ESOL Nexus website.
This is going to be a mini series of posts on some tips and tricks for people thinking of moving in an unplugged direction with their teaching. These will be things that you can use, both physical objects you might take into the classroom or activities to make the most out of whatever you are doing...
I am going to lay down a challenge where we will attempt together to take a deeper look into some of the specific points Meddings and Thornbury have been trying to teach us through their book Teaching Unplugged...
Teaching Unplugged on the banks of Faaker See in Carinthia Austria - Open your book, page 32, the Sounds of Silence, using your surroundings as stimulus... (with thanks to Mark Andrews for the video) - Click on the link below for an edited, updated version:
Schools World Service from the BBC and British Council | British Council Schools Online. These short films for both primary and secondary schools are designed to raise students' awareness of topical international stories and their effects on the lives of children. (with thanks to Graeme Hodgson for sharing)
There was a good deal of whooping and hollering after the ELTJ debate at the IATEFL Conference in Brighton a couple of weeks ago. And, in the face of Alan Waters’ well-argued, but somewhat lacklustre critique, Nicky Hockly deservedly won a healthy round of applause for her feisty defence of educational technologies...
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