Tag: Critical Thinking

A PLN for ELT Professionals

How can you make teaching useful for reluctant young learners? #ELTChat summary 04/12/2012

Summary contributed by Tamas Lorincz – @tamaslorincz  on Twitter and is reproduced here from his blog with his kind permission.  What to do with Demotivated Young Learners   I have always wanted to write one of these summaries for the selfish reason that I was certain that this is the best way to have a…
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Critical Thinking in Teacher Development – Summary of #ELTchat on 08/02/2012

Summary of #eltchat 8th Feb: Critical Thinking in Teacher Development by Damian Williams     First and foremost, I should ‘fess up’ about my motives in participating in #eltchat this morning (my time, anyway). have just submitted my proposal for a talk at the 13th Braz-TESOL national convention in my home town of Rio de Janeiro…
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Promoting Critical Thinking – Summary of #ELTchat July 14, 2011

This is the summary of the #ELTchat on July 14, 2011, contributed by Valeria Benevolo Franca, @vbenevolofrancaon Twitter.  First posted on her blog, Valéria´s Blog, it is reposted here with her kind permission.    Promoting Critical Thinking – Summary   Last Wednesday many of us came together to discuss the very challenging issue of promoting critical…
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ELTchat Review – Using Coursebooks and Critical Thinking

This week was a cracking #ELTchat, and rather than just review it, we asked some of the contributors to expand on the views they posted during the sessions.  Joe McVeigh gave us a fascinating insight to the thinking of the materials designer and Tara Benwell from @ESLlibrary joined Shelly to expand on her thoughts regarding coursebooks.  Henrick…
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