Archive for June 2009

Monday 15 June 2009

Noel Goodey

by Tom Dunican

I have written EFL coursebooks and grammar reference books for secondary schools in Europe, the Middle East and South America. We conceived the Trouble with … series to address many of the common difficulties that students have with some of the key grammatical structures.

Read more »

Sunday 14 June 2009

Developing with colleagues

by Duncan Foord

We looked at activities from circle one and circle two in the first two weeks. Developining alone and developing with your students.  Circle three is for development activities you can do with your colleagues. Here are some developmental activities that teachers can share. What are your experiences with these? How useful have they been for […]

Read more »

Saturday 13 June 2009

Video of Duncan Foord discussing The Developing Teacher

by Duncan Foord

Following on from his discussion of the 5 Circles of Development, this video interview sees Duncan Foord develop the ideas regarding professional development and motivation he put forward in The Developing Teacher. The video acts as an excellent companion to Duncan’s blog this month because it further expands upon the themes developed in his book.

Read more »

Monday 8 June 2009

Developing with your students – the second circle

by Nick Boisseau

Duncan Foord joins the blog debate on the Delta Development blog the Development blog all about teacher development ! His book The Developing Teacher has already created a real buzz. Here is your chance to give your point of view.

Read more »

Monday 8 June 2009

Jon Taylor

by Tom Dunican

I feel lucky that I’ve never woken up and not wanted to go to work. One part of that is variety; I’ve had a dual career in teaching EFL and Geography, teaching teenagers and adults, and I’ve lived in four countries: England, Canada, Spain and Hungary. The work itself needs variability, so as a geographer […]

Read more »