Title: Breaking the ice: addressing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in the ESOL classroom An interesting look into a commonly overlooked issue. Each part of the seminar is in little video snippets, so the seminar has already been and gone. Check it out here: http://englishagenda.britishcouncil.org/seminars/breaking-ice-addressing-lgbt-issues-esol-classroom Advertisements
Saturday 16th March at 2 pm at the Pole Formation, 234 avenue de Colmar, Strasbourg: Christina Rebbufet-Broadus is coming from Grenoble to discuss her findings on the use of Dogme in the classroom. Christina held a workshop on this hotly debated topic at the Colloquium in Paris last year and it proved to be a […]
Here is the link to the most recent Jeremy Harmer lecture from Pearson ELT: http://www.pearsonelt.com/pearsonelt/professionaldevelopment/theharmerlectures/index.page? In this session, he discusses correction and whether it works. He is advertising a new book, but the lecture is still interesting, especially when he makes the point that correction is both a very personal and sensitive issue.
I’m presenting a session to the Strasbourg chapter of TESOL France this month. If you are in the area, check out TESOL France and see details of the Strasbourg chapter on facebook. Session: Using our learners’ authentic materials to design English language style guides: a learner-centred process writing project Blurb: Despite our learners writing the […]
ELTAS (The English Teacher’s Association Stuttgart) is letting me present to their members (and non-members) on Saturday. The session will cover Grundtvig grants and training options (both online and free) in 2013 and beyond. So, if you are in the area on Saturday, come and check me out. To register go to: http://www.eltas.de/data/ Here is […]
So far, it’s been great. I have to admit that I’ve fallen behind but it’s an amazing feat to get so many people involved every year for this. The best thing so far has been the tools session where I learnt how to use eyejot, (a video email tool). I’m going to get my leaners to […]