13 Apr 2016

Reflecting on your teaching is by asking yourself a series of “Did I . . . ?” questions at regular intervals while planning and teaching...

27 Mar 2014

Conference Development, the topic I have chosen for this month for several reasons close to my heart.

26 Mar 2014

Spring to me doesn't mean flowers in bloom, it means conferencing.

07 Feb 2011

One great way to keep up to date with what's happening in ELT or get new ideas for you classes has always been the conference.

07 Feb 2011

Having a PLN is a privilege.

04 Nov 2008

Well, my third course has just finished and everything went quite smoothly. 

  • Over the years I have found the most fruitful method of reflecting on my teaching is by asking myself a series of “Did I . . . ?” questions at regular intervals while planning and teaching my lessons. These questions help focus my attention on...
  • To name one: I started attending ELT International conferences as lecturer back in 1999 (LABCI Montevideo, Uruguay) ... the beginning of an enchanting 15-year journey to date (with some travelling as well ... indeed).To start with I wish to share...
  • Spring to me doesn’t mean flowers in bloom, it means conferencing. I’ve been thinking about whether I could generalise the way I watch conference presentations to then come up with a list of things I think are good to keep in mind, which can maybe...
  • Many people nowadays associate PLN ('Personal Learning Network') with the connections made online e.g. through blogging, Twitter and virtual conferences. However, we sometimes forget the most important people in our PLN - the people we work with...
  • They provide us with the opportunity to meet other teachers face to face and benefit from the knowledge of teacher trainers, authors and experienced teachers. Sometimes, this happens through large events that last an entire weekend and sometimes, it...
  • It is your Personal Learning Network whom you can rely on whenever you need help advice, ideas and inspirations. Whenever you lose hope, feel unmotivated, got stuck with new ideas or when you think you don’t know where to look first, you can ask...
  • Well, my third course has just finished and everything went quite smoothly.  All 12 candidates made it to the end, and despite a couple of ups and downs for a couple of teachers/trainees towards