Podcasts about Teaching and Learning
For our first anniversary episode, we talk with Ross' parents about the differences that teaching has seen over the last 40 years, how to motivate yourself throughout your teaching career and what advice they have for young teachers working with older teachers.
You've heard of PPP, ESA, TTT and ARC, but what about CAP? We speak to Jason Anderson about "the hidden paradigm in ELT" - Context, Analysis, Practice.
Every year schools spend millions of dollars developing curriculums, creating tests, training and observing teachers. But what are the side effects?
Materials creation can be both an outlet for teachers' creativity and an opportunity to make lessons more relevant to students. On the flip side they can also be a giant time-drain and introduce uncertainty to students. Find out what you can use as materials, how to evaluate how useful they are and when it might just be better to stick to the course book.
Our reflections on the highlights from the 2017 IATEFL conference in Glasgow.
Some TEFL experts think the virtual classroom is the classroom of the future, but it's already here.
Listening might be silent, but it's not a passive skill. Listen to find out how to run a listening activity, how to integrate listening into more activities and why you should teach it more.
Most students will spend less than 1% of their time studying English. Find out from learner autonomy guru Jake Whiddon how to make your students more independent and what you're already doing to make your students autonomous.
Research shows that students forget 98% of what they learn in class within a month of first learning it. In this episode we'll look at strategies to select vocabulary, teach it and help students remember what they've learned.
Listen to find out when it might actually be beneficial for your students to speak their L1 (first language) in class and hear the arguments for both banning and encouraging L1 in English class.