Month: June 2012

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Strategies for reaching out to introverted students in the language classroom #ELTchat Summary 28/06/2012

On Wednesday night I took part in my first ever #elt chat on Twitter. Here is my summary of what we discussed: Reaching Out to “The Quiet Ones” in the Class   This ELT chat took place on the 28th of June at 9pm GMT. Its full title was “Strategies for reaching out to introverted…
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The Next Big Thing – what is it? Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession #ELTchat Summary 20/06/2012

Fads, trends and robots taking over the world!  This is a summary of the #eltchat held at 12noon BST on Wednesday 20th June, 2012.  The full title of the chat was:   ‘The Next Big Thing – what is it?  Is ELT becoming a fad-driven profession?’ I have to admit that I wasn’t particularly inspired…
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Is 1-2-1 teaching intrinsically better for students than being in a group? #ELTchat Summary 06/06/2012

This summary was contributed by Rachael Roberts – alias @teflerinha – on her blog elt-resourceful and is reproduced here with her kind permission. Thank you Rachael!    Is 1-2-1 teaching intrinsically better for students than being in a group?   Background to the question   This is a summary of the lively ELTChat on this subject,…
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After the ELTons & News about Blog Badges

  After the ELTons Awards June 2, 2012 Innovation in Teacher Resources We may not have won an ELTons award but we all felt happy and very honoured to be at the awards ceremony, representing a host of ELT teachers, trainers, writers, publishers, who log on to Twitter every Wednesday and get a dose of inspiration, energy and…
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