Tag Archives: thoughts

Native and Non-native Speaker Teacher

13 May

FANTASTIC POST BY THE “REALLYENGLISH BLOG”:

When I worked in a private language school in London, I had a colleague – let’s call her Paulina – who stayed late every evening. I would see Paulina preparing lessons and grading papers as if her life depended on it. She was always the last to leave the school and often the first to arrive […]

via Native and Non-native Speaker Teachers: Prejudice, Privilege, and a Call to Action — Reallyenglish Blog

How the Power of Interest Drives Learning

3 Apr

I would like to share this article from “Mind/Shift”. It can make us think a lot about our teaching methods.

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In recent years researchers have begun to build a science of interest, investigating what interest is, how interest develops, what makes things interesting, and how we can cultivate interest in ourselves and others. They are finding that interest can help us think more clearly, understand more deeply, and remember more accurately. Interest has the power to transform struggling performers, and to lift high achievers to a new plane.

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Thought of the day :)

16 Mar

Not many more words needed…

What do Students Remember Most About Teachers?

22 Dec

Source: What Students Remember Most About Teachers | Edutopia

Hey, New Teacher, Don’t Quit. It Will Get Better

22 Nov

Good evening everyone! I was surfing the internet and I bumped into this article. It made me think a lot…not only because it is true, but also because it can happen to experienced teachers. Parents change, laws change, school directors change and a looong etcetera can affect our lovely teaching jobs.

READ THE ARTICLE HERE

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For all those Language Freaks like me :)

17 Aug

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We are more than “just” teachers!

4 Apr

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