Monthly Archives: October 2011

Take a photo and …

introducing the new #eltpics blog  Eltpics is an ever-growing gallery of creative commons licenced images for teachers and learners of languages.  It has its home on flickr.  For the last year it has been collecting photos by teachers for teachers … Continue reading

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An amazing experience

This post is a long, long overdue thank you to my twitter based PLN (personal learning network) who are also my teaching and writing support network and a constant source of inspiration and new ideas. I was looking around for … Continue reading

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A tale of two lessons

(of circles and squares) Last Thursday I taught two lessons, back-to-back, with two classes from the same school, with students from the same year, following the same syllabus and studying for the same exam. Not surprisingly, I guess, I used … Continue reading

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