High or Low-tech? A collaboration with Stephan Hughes on how to teach it and (or not) tech it

Striking a balance between extensive and minimal use of technology in the language learning classroom is paramount to learner progress and sense of achievement. Jaqui Murraw”s thirteen reasons for using … Continue reading High or Low-tech? A collaboration with Stephan Hughes on how to teach it and (or not) tech it

6 fun games that promote Autonomy, Choice, and Engagement – my ACE concept

Much has been discussed about ways of tapping into the 21st-century skills in the classroom. Sure we want our students to think critically and creatively, to communicate and to collaborate … Continue reading 6 fun games that promote Autonomy, Choice, and Engagement – my ACE concept

A fun class for Young Learners about the power of friendship, time, and connections

Today was a great day! My blog has been visited by more than 1000 people from 85 different countries. I have plenty of reasons to celebrate just because of that. However, … Continue reading A fun class for Young Learners about the power of friendship, time, and connections

A little controversy doesn’t hurt – A video lesson plan about PARSNIPS (hot topics)

Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dj2lzLZ6YxM&t=310s Whenever you have to talk about sex, religion, politics or drugs, how do you feel? Are you comfortable discussing these hot topics or can you feel … Continue reading A little controversy doesn’t hurt – A video lesson plan about PARSNIPS (hot topics)