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"50 Activities for the First Day of School": Book Review

It is the first time that I have attempted to do a book review via video before and I decided the lucky book would be… 77 more words

Book Review

Game it!

I might be away on project work, but great things are in store and just wanted to share the excitement :)

So here’s a little preview…until the end of September when I’ll be meeting & sharing with excellent educators at the TESOL Greece Start-of-the-Year event!

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Using Text Chat in ELT

This is an article I recently wrote for English Australia Journal.

Using text chat in ELT

With the rise of mobile technology and social networks, text chat has become a common means of communicating for many around the world. 1,372 more words


Classroom Clangers

One of the many perks of my job, are the frequent occasions we’ll be chatting about something or another in class and someone will phrase something in a way that sounds positively indecent. 355 more words


23 Great Websites for WebQuests

WebQuests are a fun way for learners to develop their reading skills (skimming, scanning, reading for gist and detail) and become more digitally literate. With the explosion of mobile technology, learners are already doing a large percentage of their reading online, whether in their mother tongue or English. 381 more words


Using Cuisenaire Rods in ELT:  Colorful blocks of awesomeness

For this blog post I am going to move away from my usual theme – the use of tech in ELT – and look at one of my favourite teaching tools: Cuisenaire rods. 1,023 more words


A digital graded reader

If you are an online teacher interested in using grader readers with their learners or bricks-and-mortar teacher looking to promote extensive reading, I have recently self-published a digital graded reader. 66 more words