Author: James

A PLN for ELT Professionals

What motivates teachers? – An #ELTchat summary (21st October, 2015)

This summary was kindly contributed by @MattEllman.   What motivates teachers? A wide-ranging topic, but this ELTchat turned out to be quite fruitful! The answer? collaboration, whether it’s online, in school, or with teachers from the wider education sector.   Initial responses included “The wish to do a better job” (@SueAnnan), “A growth mindset and a…
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Using Chat in the Classroom – An #eltchat summary (November 11th, 2015)

This summary was kindly contributed by @ritaz.     Have you ever used chat in a project with students?   Benefits of CHAT and possible activities: text chat: practice writing and reading skills; voice chat: practice pronunciation and speaking, audio chat: practice listening comprehension Also good for SS who are absent  –  They can even participate…
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Creativity ideas for classes – An #ELTchat summary (17/6/15)

This summary was written by James Taylor (@theteacherjames).   The chat topic was inspired by moderator Marisa’s webinar for the British Council called “Creating Creative Teachers” (watch it here). Marisa kicked the chat off with the obvious question: Marisa_C So what would say makes a practice activity creative?  #ELTchat and some discussion followed in defining…
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Propose a topic for the 1st of April

Propose a topic for the 1st of April. Right here – below the post, as a comment!   Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 1/4 at 21:00 P.M. GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the…
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Propose a topic for the 25th of March

Propose a topic for the 25th of March. Right here – below the post, as a comment!     Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 25/3 at 12:00 GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the chat…
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Propose a topic for the 18th of March

Propose a topic for the 18th of March. Right here – below the post, as a comment!   Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 18/3 at 21:00 P.M. GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the…
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Propose a topic for the 11th of March

Propose a topic for the 11th of March.   Right here – below the post, as a comment!     Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 11/3 at 12:00 GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the…
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Propose a topic for the 25th of February

Propose a topic for the 25th of February. Right here – below the post, as a comment!   Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 25/2 at 12:00 GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the chat if…
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Propose a topic for the 18th of February

Propose a topic for the 18th of February. Right here – below the post, as a comment!   Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 18/2 at 12:00 GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the chat if…
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Propose a topic for the 11th of February

Propose a topic for the 11th of February. Right here – below the post, as a comment!   Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 11/02 at 12:00 GMT   To check the time we’ll be chatting in your time zone, click here.   If you are proposing a topic, please make every effort to join the chat if…
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