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Reflecting on reflecting

[This post was also published on the British Council Teaching English blog. ] I’m two weeks into a new course with a new class and one of the questions on the BC blog this month got me thinking about how … Continue reading

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Walking the walk?

(the palm trees that framed our conversations in the gardens at Oxford House) Last weekend I attended the first Innovate Conference at Oxford House in Barcelona.  It was a great experience and one that we all appreciated very much. A big thanks is in … Continue reading

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the last link ?

This post is a very late response to a blog challenge that was doing the rounds last year (well, OK, a couple of weeks ago). Apologies to Hana and Sandy who both “tagged” me just before the Christmas break, and … Continue reading

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Christmas post

Just a quick post before the holidays. This is the Christmas present I just shared with my beginners class. It’s a blog where we can store all our lesson notes and video links. I hope it’ll help them look back … Continue reading

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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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Head in the word clouds

I’ve been following Dave Dodgson’s word cloud blog challenge recently.  Dave had been giving a webinar on using word clouds at the Virtual Round Table online conference and at the end of his session he shared a word cloud of … Continue reading

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2010 – looking back

I’ve never really been one for new year resolutions.  When I did use to make them , usually out of a feeling that I should rather than that I wanted to, they were always more or less the same: eat … Continue reading

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