You toss a question to your class.
You imagine hands flying up from enthusiastic students, eager to respond.
Maybe an uncomfortable cough or two.
Granted, there are moments when silence is optimal for students—like during a …
Let me paint you a picture.
It’s Monday morning.
You’ve had a restful weekend.
Your lesson plans are loaded up and ready to go and it’s time to start your busy week of teaching.
But there’s no need to pack …
Language teaching media. We all use it.
But what does it mean, really?
In its simplest form, the term “instructional media” refers to any physical materials that an instructor uses to facilitate learning. As such, media encompasses everything from your …
Like a long road trip, CLIL is one of those things that sounds magical from a distance.
That is, until you actually start to do it.
Then reality sets in.
With CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning), students …
When you envision a successful immersion curriculum for your students, imagine it in 3D.
Think of it as a sprawling cityscape with tall buildings, an impressive skyline and unique but functional architecture.
Of course, this may be easier …
You don’t want to reinvent the wheel.
But that doesn’t mean we should drive our cars on wagon wheels instead of tires.
Sometimes, a smart update is necessary to turn something good into something great.
Take your language teaching. Do …
Are you one of those forward-thinking educators who always wants to try the latest, greatest innovation in the classroom?
If you are, then you know how exhausting it can be!
Deviating from tried-and-true methods requires meticulous planning, limitless collaboration and …