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The future of The Educator's PLN

Started this discussion. Last reply by Thomas Whitby Aug 15, 2010. 3 Replies

Since the announcement by Ning regarding their future policy on fees, I've been expecting a discussion to appear here.  I'm not sure if everyone is waiting for someone else to start it, so here…Continue

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My best mistake as a teacher

Started this discussion. Last reply by Beth Kappus Mar 2, 2010. 1 Reply

Following up from a great blog article by Deven Black called, I Screw Up & Come Out Ahead I thought it would be interesting for educators to share their most important mistake.It's too early in…Continue

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Who is responsible for bad results?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brady Taylor May 29, 2016. 43 Replies

Had a really stimulating discussion with @ToughLoveforX on Twitter yesterday about the Rhode Island situation where teachers have been threatened with dismissal for not agreeing to management…Continue

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Brady Taylor replied to Olaf Elch's discussion Who is responsible for bad results?
"What an interesting argument.  So many questions going through my head.  I would think that any school where imposed changes are met with enough opposition to warrant talk of dismissal has bigger problems than policy change.  The…"
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I work as a consultant in secondary education, teaching English and technology. I also teach English and intercultural competence in industry. I love my job, believe in lifetime learning and hate teachers who aren't interested in developing themselves.

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Are the Beatles good for English teaching?

Posted on January 31, 2010 at 8:11am 3 Comments

I often get customers who want to know what lines from Beatles songs mean. Does anyone else get this? Some of their later stuff can be quite challenging!

On the one hand, it's good that customers have found a hook to hang their interest in the language on. But is it always a good idea to use song texts?

Am spending the afternoon actively listening to John, Paul, Ringo and George in the hope of finding some answers.

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At 2:31pm on May 3, 2010, Elena Elliniadou said…
Of course! My pleasure! I'm interested in your work too!
 
 
 

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