Learner centredness meets the various needs of learners, it transmits learning strategies and cultivates a sense of responsibility in learning (Chen 2007). We agree it’s important. If you have recently ta […]
All of the things that are mention for making the lesson plan depending on the situation, topic, student’s pace, environment and requirements of the syllabus, I’ve one thing and that really pinch me. just take this thing as an example: in a class, there are more or less 15 students and it’s obvious that everybody has a different pace of learning…[Read more]
Get Your Learners Thinking Creatively in the English Language Classroom: 5 Activities to Use in the Classroom
Especially Useful for Adolescents (Teens) and Adult Learners
Your students are throwing their hands […]
Looking back on my school days I think the majority of my learning was very teacher centred, although I do remember a maths class excursion to a theme park back in 1992 which I realise now was possibly an experiment or attempt to expose us to experiential learning. However, we were all having such a great time on the rollercoaster I don’t recall…[Read more]
Emma wrote a new post, Why Everyone Should Teach Teens and Feel Lucky to Do So 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Ask any teacher to react to the idea of teaching teens and there will be either a shiver of horror or the exclamation of “bring it on!”. We’re going to find out why teaching teens is a not only a deeply impor […]
Yesterday and today that on 13th and 14th of May-2018, I have been encountered a problem, while click on “My Account” the message appears: “Ummm….oops. Try again sorry. I’ll do better next time”. Could you please resolve this issue so I’ll be able to complete my remaining Modules.
You’ve decided you’d like to become an English language teacher. Perfect! You have a good command of English. Good first step. But what exactly do we need to think about when we are teaching new language? In this […]
Visual Arts and Language Learning Workshop and Conference Residency
2018 Visual Artist in Residence: 9 – 13 April, Brighton Centre, Brighton UK
This year I’ve been invited to be the Artist in Residence during […]
In order to assess the learners , I will set or ask questions that will enable me to know how much they already know of the new topic to be taught.
Also, by going round the class, monitoring the learners as a group, taking note of individual contributions, I’m able to assess their level of success as the lesson is going on.
Finally, having in mind…[Read more]
I think if a teacher is capable of building a good and trusting learning relationship with students, it will bring out the best in them. Students want to see their teachers learn, and I think that it is ok to show our students that we are also in the learning process, when we show them that we are not some mighty beings with all the answers.
This presentation took place in Dublin at the LTSIG Conference, 2015
Online learning and online communities: Starting with my cultural context of learning, which has been a blend of New Zealand Maori tribal […]
Interesting- initial thoughts- clarify UX and AI. Needs a bit more connection for those coming new to the concepts. Old hands can skim.
Hi yes, this was a presentation I made to other E learning folk back in 2015, I will extend and clarify a couple fo things – UX is user expererience and AI is artificial intelligence – I’ll edit that. Thanks for feedback.
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