Daily Archives: February 5, 2011

Part 2: The 80-20 Rule Re-Visited: Teacher Talking Time (TTT) #ELTchat

Ferris Bueller has taken the day off, and his poor classmates went to economics class. Voodoo economics… As we could see in the video from Part 1, the 80-20 Rule, or any other arbitrary rule of thumb, needs to be … Continue reading

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The 80-20 Rule Re-Visited: Teacher Talking Time (TTT) #ELTchat

This week I participated in the #ELTchat session called “Effective ways to minimize TTT (Teacher Talking Time) and maximize STT (Student Talking Time)”. It moved fast, with the tweets flying fast and furious. I relied on my usual coping strategy … Continue reading

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BridgeTEFL in Santiago, Chile: An Open Letter of Recommendation

Dear Ms. Lisa Rooney and Mr. Chris MacGuire, I carried your announcement, “Teach English Internships in Santiago, Chile – Now Accepting Applications!”, on my personal blog. I know this may come as a surprise to you, but I hope it … Continue reading

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How I Write: “I Still Do Not Write” #CCK11 #ELTchat

Theodore A, Hoppe says: February 4, 2011 at 8:42 pm I have to admit that I still do not write. If it were not for the computer, I would not create written text. I compose in words, a challenging concept … Continue reading

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BridgeTEFL: Teach English Internships in Santiago, Chile #ELTChat

Teach to executives at our language center in Santiago, Chile Now Accepting Applications! Teach to executives at our language center in Santiago, Chile With over 25 years of experience, Bridge™ is a world leader in language, education, and travel. Our … Continue reading

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OECD 50th Anniversary Video Competition: Win A Trip To Paris, France!

ATTENTION! To celebrate the OECD’s 50th Anniversary, young people worldwide are invited to create a short video describing their vision of Progress. Who is Eligible? The competition is open to young people (18-25 years) in every country worldwide. How to … Continue reading

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