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Dogme Blog Picks: macappella

Dogme Blog Picks: macappella | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

Unplugged and semi-unplugged, learner centred thoughts & ideas for language teachers, by Fiona Mauchline (@fionamau on twitter)

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A Call to Arms for ELT.

A Call to Arms for ELT. | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

Demand More, Be More!  How much do you challenge your students? Do you get...


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Doing Some Thinking

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Surviving a last-minute substitution class - I'm pretty sure you are acquainted with this situation: It's five minutes before lessons start and suddenly you receive a phone call...

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Teacher Training Unplugged?

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ELT Reflections | Due to popular demand here at International House Costa Rica, our professional development workshop was on the topic of Dogme (also called Teaching Unplugged here) ....

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Teach teens unplugged? Why on earth….?!

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macappella | When I was a teenager, if you didn’t have an encyclopaedia and you wanted to look something up, you had to go to the library. There was a lack of easy-access information in most homes...

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I can’t be arsed…..

In the last two days I have read some fairly earnest posts sort of dissing "dogme" in a kind of earnest way, earnestly. Initially, I got all bristly and slitty-eyed. But now....?

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The Dogme Debate and Teacher Training | English learning in Our World

The Dogme Debate and Teacher Training | English learning in Our World | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

There has been a lot of talk about Dogme or Teaching Unplugged recently, as a follow up to the Dogme Symposium at the Brighton Iatefl 2011 Conference...

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MLearning, Mini-Whiteboards, and Emergent stuff…

MLearning, Mini-Whiteboards, and Emergent stuff… | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

As homework yesterday, my Advanced learners were told to take a photo of something that they might see between yesterday afternoon and this morning which they found interesting...

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Dogme Is an Elitist Anti-Construct

Dogme, or as it is pronounced, has become a well-worn term in certain circles of the ELT industry. It is the practice of conducting a class through what is supposed to be free-flowing conversation without the use of books or materials....

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Dogme Workshop Materials

(via Scott Thornbury) A booklet with resources and activities produced by teachers participating in the first International House online workshop on Dogme ELT.

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Teacher Training Unplugged - Simplifying Initial Language Teacher Education

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My name’s Anthony Gaughan and I work as an English Language Teacher and Teacher-Trainer in Hamburg, Germany. I started working in ELT in 1995 and have mostly worked in the UK and Germany, with short trips to Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary and Slovakia. I am especially interested in unplugged approaches such as DOGME ELT as well as use of technology

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Back to Dogme…

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...the best option for adult learners in an Evening Class | English learning in Our World | This week so far has been dominated by exams, which unfortunately seems to be happening all too often these days.

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iasku

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Interview With Scott Thornbury ] I’d like to thank Scott, from the bottom of my heart, for agreeing to be the “baptising priest”! I’m sure he’d appreciate more gratitude from you all, too, and, just as he says, curiosity and feedback motivate him immensely. I had loads of questions to ask Scott...

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C is for Critical Pedagogy

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Does a coursebook text about global warming, plus a few discussion questions, constitute ‘a critical approach’? Not a bit of it, Alistair Pennycook (1999: 340) would argue. ‘...

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A Call to Arms for ELT.

A Call to Arms for ELT. | ELT Digest | Scoop.it

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