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My 11 from '11

<![CDATA[Am taking up  Adam Simpson’s challenge, well, not really a challenge, more like an invitation but such a nice way to look back at what I have blogged about this year.  Adam said, “Choose the best 11” but I must confess I don’t write as many posts as all that. Some people seem […]

Διδασκαλία Β’ Ξένης Γλωσσάς στο Γυμνάσιο

Σήμερα έλαβα το παρακάτω δελτίο τύπου από το Υπουργείο Παιδείας και Θρησκευμάτων. Ίσως να σας ενδιαφέρει. Ο αριθμός των μαθητών είναι βέβαια ένα θέμα. Αν και φαίνεται να υπάρχει η καλή πρόθεση από το Υπουργείο, ο αριθμός μου φαίνεται αρκετά υψηλός από την πρώτη κιόλας χρονιά. Μήπως θα έπρεπε να […]

Getting teens to keep talking

<![CDATA[The noontime #ELTchat on 09/03/2011 focused on how to motivate teens to extend their speaking activities, so as to go beyond “I agree” “I disagree”. A numbers of issues was raised such as motivation, being relaxed, students’ silence etc. This summary was contributed by Anastasia Kararoudi – @tasoulazac on Twitter […]

Helping colleagues with teacher-burnout

<![CDATA[ Last week’s #ELTchat focused on teacher burn-out and here is the summary contributed by Priscilla Santos @teacher_prix on Twitter! Many thanks, Priscilla:-) #ELTchat Summary March 9, 2011. How can we best help burnt-out colleagues? How do we help them get their enthusiasm back and encourage sharing and support? The […]