Tag Archives: motivation

A book review from a six year old

[this post has been languishing in my drafts for some time … since the spring in fact … but then a few days ago the books were back on our kitchen table after I’d lent them out to a friend … Continue reading

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Broken umbrellas

I’ve been rifling through some old files and folders from a couple of years back and I came across this.  It was originally written as a follow-up to an ACEIA conference in Seville.   As I’d been talking about images and … Continue reading

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Flashes of inspiration

This blog post started writing itself in my head last Friday. It’s a little different from my usual posts. It isn’t a close up on a classroom activity or a teaching technique, it’s more like a “moment in time” photo, … Continue reading

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Every lesson tells a story …

[This post was initially written in two parts. Part two, which talks about using stories for teacher observations, can now be found here. ] I recently started a course with a class of intermediate, adult students.  One of the things … Continue reading

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