Seoul, October 9th Recruiting 10 teachers for Workshop

I’m going to be very busy at KOTESOL doing a wide variety of things. One of those things? Running a morning workshop for Pearson that I hope some of you might be interested in attending. Right now I have two people confirmed, but I need 10 participants total. For you time, you get a 3 […]

Hearing the Sounds of Grammar

I was pointed by one of my Pearson team members (have I mentioned I love my job? I love my  job) to this wonderful piece by Betty Azar (author of the Grammar Bibles, you know, the red, blue, and black books) related to hearing the sounds of grammar. This is such a great examination of contracted speech […]

21st Century Skills in the English Language Classroom

I’m pleased to announce that I will be presenting on 21st Century Skills in the English Language Classroom as one of 5 sessions I’ll be delivering at the 2015 International KOTESOL Conference. Pearson, my lovely employer, is graciously letting me go to Korea for almost two weeks to work with teachers in Korea to share […]

AutoPost Broken, Fix Coming on May 11

It looks like my auto poster failed. Since I am my own tech support, I will need to wait until the weekend to get it fixed. Apologies for the delay. In the meantime, check out some cards. These cards have been used to play games from go fish to go stop, all in English, and […]

Video Prompt: The Adventures of Bicho

I do a lot of work presenting on how to use videos in the classroom. One area where we tend to struggle with videos is that the process becomes passive where students only watch the video without any interaction. In an EFL/ESL classroom this is a real struggle as it limits the ability for learners […]