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Issue 456 - Apr 2018

Plug into the Digital zeitgeist

Digital tools for the classroom should be ‘quick and dirty’, focusing on four key areas, Thomas Strasser tells Melanie Butler An academic once told me that if you think long...

Iatefl 2018: Sussing out Sussex

The beautiful coastal county of Sussex offers some of the best English language learning opportunities in the UK,...

Hogwarts Teachers: Pedagogical Profiles

  Name: SEVERUS SNAPE Position: Potions Master Appearance: severe, long, black hair, dressed in black Strengths: has a commanding classroom presence Weaknesses: doesn’t...

WORKING WITH VIDEO CLIPS

ACTIVITY 1: LOOK This draws attention to the visual aspects of the videos only. The participants take notes on the...

Put a spell on your class

Amanda Yesilbursa explains how Harry Potter’s boarding school Hogwarts could hold the key to better classroom interactions Two years...

Tips for making the most of classroom debates

A debate itself can be used as the driving force for learner-generated integrated skills classes, rather than a speaking activity tagged onto the end...

Up for debate

Staging debates in the ELT classroom seems like a ‘no-brainer’, says Tyson Seburn, but teachers need to tread carefully Should the government increase the minimum...

THE BEST THINGS IN ELT ARE FREE

The EL Gazette looked at three ELTons Innovation Awards finalists whose projects are free education technology tools: EAL ASSESSMENT FRAMEWORK FOR SCHOOLS ‘This is a tool...

The Great Contenders

The British Council has announced its shortlist for the ELTons 2018. Federica Tedeschi looks at who is in with a shot at winning The prestigious...

Put yourself to the test

Wayne Trotman discovers how classroom assessment, when properly designed, can help improve teaching and learning This book may have quite a general-sounding title, but as...
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