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It’s not beautiful and it’s not noble

The death of critical pedagogy? It starts in Harrogate (not the death, but the thinking) On Wednesday afternoon, we sit and we listen to a talk that questions some of the basic foundations of our profession. The status quo, as it is on many initial teacher training...

(One of) my favourite (pieces of) technology

There’s nothing to touch these, right? You can write anything you like on them; stick them on the wall, floor, table, some people even stick them on their computer (eat your heart out web 2.0); you can move them around… The possibilities are numerous and...

Techno Tool Tames Transcription Trouble

I’ve been using video quite a bit recently with my classes, in particular with a group of pre-intermediate students and a focus on Business English. I have to say, I don’t have a great deal (if any) experience of the business world, so I like to keep these lessons as...