Propose a topic for the 30/9/15 #ELTchat @ 21.00 BST
Time to propose a topic for next #ELTchat.
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Next #ELTchat on Wednesday 30/09/2015 at 21:00 P.M. BST
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Parents feel that learning is a serious process and that games are not part of it. Parents tend to be ardent supporters of more traditional methods when it comes to acquiring new vocabulary items or grammatical structures such as dictation and copy since this was actually the way they were taught English. Moreover, they tend to be highly opinionated interfering in the teaching process. The same case applies to some school owners who urge their teachers to teach by the book only and cover the corresponding grammar and vocabulary material. How can we explain to both parents and school owners that games are an integral part of the methodological approach spurring the children to learn better and not a waste of time? Konstantinos Kemparis
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The last sentence is the topic – How can we explain to both parents and school owners that games are an integral part of the methodological approach spurring the children to learn better and not a waste of time?
Coaching adult students to learn outside the classroom.
I’m new to this wonderful community, so I’m sorry if the topic I’m suggesting has already been dealt with –I think I haven’t seen it on the Summaries page 😉
“Using Twitter as a Professional Development tool: what other tools and apps enhance its value?”
Copied from Rita’s previously submitted comment – ignore the image
Service Design approach and its applicability/role in changing in ELT – if not yet discussed.
Exactly. 🙂 I just wanted to give a context before posing the question.
This question needs explaining – I emailed its author but she has not replied
good dAY EVERYONE, we are the students from mount carmel college, escalante, philippines. we are seeking information of teachers around the world about their personal qualities of being a teacher, professional qualities of a teacher and the requirements to become a professional teacher.
Hi and welcome to this blog – it looks like we have not covered a topic similar to what you are describing but you could suggest it for next week’s #ELTchat!
Would love to discuss the topic suggested by Giulia! 🙂
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