Children's lives are being impoverished by the government's insistence that schools focus on literacy and numeracy at the expense of creative teaching, the biggest review of the primary school curriculum in 40 years finds today.
In this age of accountability in education, policymakers and administrators, as well as parents, are increasingly demanding to know what research studies show regarding the benefits of language learning.
Enquiring Minds is an approach to teaching and learning, developed by Futurelab, that takes students’ ideas, interests and experiences as its starting point, and provides them with more responsibility for the direction and content of their learning.
This site is dedicated to the dissemination of TESOL-based research by linking the work of academics to teachers, teacher-trainers, teacher-trainees, English Language Teaching (ELT) decision-makers and researchers.
Social networks and, what has been described as 'Web 2.0' , are having a profound influence on the way that online learning can be delivered, particularly for language teaching / learning. I recently delivered a presentation on this topic here in Morocco and wanted to share the recording of this presentation, so if you would like to view it you can watch it on YouTube on my channel. It's about 9 mins long and I hope not too boring.
FreeReading is an open source instructional program that helps teachers teach early reading. Because it's open source, it represents the collective wisdom of a wide community of teachers and researchers....