Daily Archives: February 4, 2011

The Linkedin Community Responds to the Great Debate: Is TEFL a Profession? Is Teaching a Profession? #CCK11 #ELTchat

Preamble: Ladies and gentlemen, here are the responses received from my Linkedin professional learning network (PLN). The responses represent a variety of viewpoints, some personal, others objective. From whatever vantage point you view these responses, the one thing you can … Continue reading

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Would You Change? A Connectivist Reactive-Writing Lesson Plan (#CCK11) (#ELTchat) (#esl) (#edreform) (#education)

Would you change? That’s the writing prompt for a reactive-writing lesson. Here, I’m using my biography, true stories taken from my life experience, to increase the likelihood of engaging my students. After all, who would have thought that the teacher … Continue reading

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Unity is Strength: A Collaborative Writing Lesson Plan #CCK11 #ELTchat #edtech #esl #efl #elt

Dr. Peter Elbow’s story was amazing, wasn’t it? How many students finish their education, like Peter, without knowing how to write? Countless, no doubt… Writing is a skill that requires a lot of practice to do well. It’s not easy. … Continue reading

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