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Launching a team project

How many times have you taught a ‘Food’ lesson? Too many times to remember, no? Lessons around topics like this, perhaps: Your favourite/worst meal Ingredients and cooking Traditional food in your country Recipes (good one this – maybe a student … Continue reading

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Teacher training and development: Whose knowledge is it anyway? (part II)

My previous post raised the following question: How do we validate, or legitimate, the individualized knowledge we have about teaching? Answers:  Portfolios If you took a training course such as Trinity TESOL or CELTA, you must have had a portfolio … Continue reading

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Teacher training and development: Whose knowledge is it anyway? (part I)

What’s the difference in your development as a teacher between engaging in: Formal, assessed training Less formal workshops or INSET (in-service training) An ELT conference Planning a lesson Thinking about a lesson you taught, what worked and what didn’t. Reading … Continue reading

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