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      April 2014


      Paul Braddock
      A big thank you to everyone who wrote a post in March. If you missed any of these posts you can read them here The topics for April are now available below: Teacher development - New teachers....
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      Larry Ferlazzo - Creating The Conditions For Self-Motivated Students


      Larry Ferlazzo
      The Latin root of the word "motivation" means "that which inwardly moves a person to behave a certain way." Unfortunately, all too often we teachers talk about motivation as something we have to...
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      Lizzie Pinard - Innovation in education: looking for learning


      Lizzie P
      As learning technologies become more and more ubiquitous in our teaching, how can we ensure that pedagogy is at the centre of what we do to increase learning? What tools do you incorporate into your...
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      Teacher development - A Letter to Younger Me


      ElenaBolel
      Dear Elena, I know how worried you are this August because you are a university graduate now and in just a few days you will set off on a long journey into ELT. I also remember how you cried when...
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      The learner, practising English outside of the classroom.


      carl hibbs
      I have a big problem with getting students to practise orally outside of the classroom and lesson. For my large group of French BTS (HND equivalent), oral expression is essential for their final exam...
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      ElenaBolel
      Turkey

      Thank you Paul!

      I have just had my difficult class. Ufff! They got their share of my good...
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      nasirmastoi
      Pakistan

      The worst thing about your last comment is that it is subjective rather than objective It can be...
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      Marek Kiczkowiak
      Poland

      Very interesting post, Larry.
      I think I've been going about it the wrong way, i.e....
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