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Listening journals - the how and why rather than the what

So this week the OU is on hold as I am at the 2016 IATEFL conference in Birmingham.

Yesterday, I attended the forum on listening skills which centred on the use of Podcasts and Learning Journals for developing listening skills.   347 more words

Next Steps to Classroom Leadership

So often, the topic of classroom management dominates our conversation as the cornerstone of a productive learning environment. Speaking frankly – without classroom management, a learning environment could never fully realize maximum learning potential. 589 more words

Anthony Poullard

Student Autonomy as Classroom Management

Or playground management, in this case.

In Eric Jensen’s books Teaching with Poverty in Mind and Engaging Students with Poverty in Mind, I’ve encountered the idea of using student choice as a classroom management strategy. 359 more words


The Gift of Failure -- Old School Is in Session!

Yesterday I wrote this book review on Goodreads. Today I post it here and on my education blog, RAMS English II the Sequel. And in school this afternoon, I will read an excerpt at a meeting of school leaders, especially as regards the opening of our electronic grading software to parents. 1,210 more words