A lot is going on right now around the edges of our predominantly online teaching – we all know it! In the middle of giving… Read More »Online Teaching: Making Space for Social Connection
Artists in Schools
Task-based learning: ways to create engaged online face-to-face learning How can we keep our fatigued online learners engaged in our lessons? How can we create… Read More »Task-Based Learning: An Introduction to Drawing as a Tool for the Online Language Classroom
ELT Activities I’ve written this free mini workshop for English language teachers in response to my experiences running artists in schools projects and working with… Read More »Free Mini Workshop: An Introduction to Drawing as a Tool for the Language Classroom
What is the Artists in Schools Project? Many years ago, I worked on a programme to encourage schools to invite artists into the classroom. They… Read More »Artists in Schools Project: Visual Arts and Language
Visual Arts and Language Learning Workshop and Conference Residency. 2018 Visual Artist in Residence: 9 – 13 April, Brighton Centre, Brighton UK
Following on from my introductory talk at the Image Conference Malta 2016, I plan to research and develop my practice as an artist-educator through looking at the learning that emerges when artists work with students, in our case, foreign or second/third language learners. I’m not only thinking of what artists can do for these learners, but also what learners can do for the artist’s own practice.