The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SGGs) bring together and highlight a number of social justice issues and provide goals, targets and solutions to improve these issues. The 17 SDGs also provide an excellent framework for educators to help learners become aware of important issues across the globe and help us provide them with the tools to alleviate those issues. To find out practical ways to do this, read on.Read this post
CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) is a teaching approach in which interaction is both the means of study and the fundamental objective of study. The teacher’s task is to help the learners develop their communicative competencesRead this post
In this post, we’ll explore the connection between movement and long-term memory. As mammals, we began learning through movement soon after the time of conception, by joggling around in our mother’s wombs. For young learners, physical activity is widely considered to be the norm in learning and studies show how powerful movement is in the assimilation and retention of information for learners of all ages. So, let’s find out how stimulating the cerebral hippocampus with movement results in long-term memory.Read this post
Firstly, just what is Task Based Learning?
In traditional approaches to teaching, lessons are designed with the language as the primary focus. Teachers follow a syllabus that lists the grammar and vocabulary to be taught and they use materials that are designed specifically with this language in mind.Read this post
Language teaching is wonderful. We get to make an impact on our students’ lives, spark their curiosity, and celebrate success with them. But there are also frustrating moments, moments when our motivation dips and it’s just at this point when we need to shift our focus back on ourselves. With this in very much in mind, we thought we’d share five super easy CPD tips which may just give you the boost you need.Read this post
The imminent introduction of the LOMLOE has us all wondering what effects the new law will have on our English teaching. In this post we help you to make sense of the terminology used in the LOMLOE, attempt to estimate the impact the new law will actually have on your day-to-day teaching practice, despite the new curricula still being unavailable, and discover that one thing will never change: the need for great, innovative, and effective English Language Teachers.Read this post