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Academic and Life Skills Awareness

The Five Stages of Learning

The FIVE STAGES of LEARNING

GENUINE STUDENT TRANSFER of the FIVE STAGES of LEARNING

ETAS Just published my 5-STAGES-of-LEARNING Article

Improving Self-Confidence

IMPLEMENTING SOME IDEAS for RAISING SELF-ESTEEM & BUILDING SELF-CONFIDENCE

Finding Inspiration

CAN'T STOP ME NOW: How INSPIRED are YOU?

The Power of Intrinsic Motivation

Just a Little More Intrinsic Motivation Focus

Finding Your Purpose: Being a Jerk Has No Special Purpose

Increasing Student Creativity

INNOVATION ZONE: Post 1 of 2

INNOVATION ZONE 2: Follow-Up Post

Classroom Management

Icebreakers

Day One and Getting to Know Your Students

Making Classroom Rules

A CLASS-MANIFESTO HELPS TURN IT AROUND…

Setting Classroom Boundaries on DAY ONE

Improving the Classroom Environment

BUILDING the CLASS ENVIRONMENT: Teacher Companion part I

Grammar and Activities

The Present Simple

The TRUMAN SHOW: is there really no difference between private life and public life?

The Present Continuous

Using VIDEO to Teach GRAMMAR

A Holiday Voice Recording Activity

Prepositions

HOW to MAKE A PREPOSITIONS ROLE-PLAY (with a cloze-listening exercise)

The Past Simple

Verb Wheels and Edmodo: A Winning Combination for Teaching Irregular Verbs

Q-Running Around = Grammar Engagement

The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face

The Imperative

Judge Judy helps You to Learn English

The Second Conditional

AN UPDATE TO A CLASSIC ELT ACTIVITY USING BUGS

IF YOU WERE A BOY, There WOULD BE Certain ConditionALS

Grammar Speaking Circles

3rd Conditional-Wish+Regret+Gerund

Relative Clauses

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT is all Relative…

HANCOCK & THE INCREDIBLES: There is always a RELATIVE CLAUSE

The Present Perfect

HAVE YOU EVER SEEN "PERFECT" POST-IT-POSERS?

PRESENTLY PERFECT Mr BOND!

Reported Speech

The Ticker Tape: An Activity for Teaching Reported Speech

The Avengers Retold: A Comprehensive ELT Activity

Record and Report: An ICT-Supported Activity for Reported Speech

Report that Scene: An ICT-Supported Activity for Reported Speech

REPORTING OTHER PEOPLE'S SONG REVIEWS

Idioms

IDIOMATIC LOVE & Star-Crossed ESL Students

Suffixes

SUFFIXES in ELT are really important

Vocabulary

Vocabulary in bed with ICT

Reading and Literature-Based Activities

Close Reading Skills

Six Weeks is NOT a Long Time for Sts to Learn...BUT it IS time enough for us

S.C.A.S.I.

Using S.C.A.S.I. for Literary Analysis

TIN TIN helps build S.C:A.S.I. Confidence

A Five-Month Reading Project

A Viable Approach to (mandatory) Yearly Projects in Turkey

Improving Reading Engagement

BILL & TED HELP to LAUNCH STUDENTS into READING

Improve Reading Engagement with Kahoot!

ESL-Students Learning about the Holocaust in English

Read the Book, Watch the Film, Compare them in Class...

There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom: WHAT a COMIC LIFE

Non-Fiction Reading

Non-Fiction Reading with Read and Write

How can Fiction lead to Non-Fiction Research?

READ--RESEARCH--RESPOND: Is that so?

Academic Writing and Activities

The Writing Process

Making Sure Your Students Have Got the Writing Process Down

4 PARAGRAPHS? YEAH, DON'T BE GREEDY!!

Video Clips Can Springboard the Creative Writing Process

Giving Feedback

Penzu Classroom Offers Up Quality Writing-Feedback Opportunities

VIDEO FEEDBACK & the WRITING PROCESS

Thesis Statement Practice

OSCARS 2014 - THINKING ABOUT A THESIS STATEMENT

Reflective Writing

End of Semester Reflective Writing

Organizing Your Essay

Using S.P.R.E. to organize your essay

Using Persuasion in Writing

USING PROPAGANDA to PERSUADE YOUR AUDIENCE

Classroom Discussion and Essential Questions

Making Essential Questions

MAKING EQs (ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS) Work Even Better…

Weekly KWL Essential Questions

Bad Teaching Strategies and the Effects on Students

NOT all "IDIOTS" are IDIOTIC…

Critical Thinking Music

Music-Videos are Much More Than Just the Lyrics

Critical Thinking Music Videos

Video Fridays

Video Fridays on Blendspace

Video Mondays

Student Video Mondays

Getting Students to Write? easy with a Video-Penzu-Monday

Hot off the Press - News Video Mondays

Animal Cruelty

The CIRCUS: is this really entertainment?

Getting Students to Speak

Watch, Listen and Tell: A Speaking Activity

TIN TIN Helps & Encourages Students to Talk

Treatment of the Elderly

ROBOT & FRANK Is it Really About Technology?

Why have we been so cruel to animals?

The Cruelty of MAN

Good Parenting

Been Grounded? What’s Your Punishment?

Classroom Projects

Holidays

A Holiday Voice Recording Activity

SPRE Organization Comic Strips

SPRE it up with Calvin and Hobbes

School-Based Music PowerPoint Presentation

FORMATIVELY ASSESS YOUR OWN PROGRESS WITH A PPT & 50-60s MUSIC

A Cross-Cultural Project

Cross-Cultural Project Work Using ICT-ELT

Academic Portfolio

End of the Year Academic and Reflective Portfolio

End of the Semester

KEEPING STUDENTS ENGAGED at the end of a semester

Stop-Motion Educational Project

STOP MOTION: Our Educational Message

Anti-Bullying Campaign

Students Get Serious About Bullying

Professional Development

Curriculum Design

Understanding by Design of our ICT-ELT Syllabus

Don’t cover the syllabus, UNCOVER it…

Adopting and Adapting ICT for Your Own Road Map

BLOOMS Taxonomy and its SIGNIFICANCE to us all..

Why We Need to Focus on Curriculum

Is Digital Native the Proper Label? Simple Answer: NO!!

The Advantages of ‘Flipping the Classroom’

How a Flipped Classroom can connect Teachers as well as Students...

Online Education

Getting Students Excited About an Online Education

Sir Ken Robinson

Changing Education Paradigms

Presenting Professional Development

SESSION ONE: PD in NORTHERN CYPRUS

SESSION TWO: PD in NORTHERN CYPRUS

SESSION THREE: PD in NORTHERN CYPRUS

A Final Presentation...Unfortunately, yes!

ICT Tools and Technology

Edmodo

Engaging students in EDMODO

Edmodo: A Year On

CHALLENGE, CONNECT, CHATINAR: An authentic way to engage students

Penzu Classroom

PenzuClassroom Offers Up Quality Writing-Feedback Opportunities

Google Drive

An Introduction to Google Docs

Google Docs #2: Ideas for the Classroom

Interactive Worksheets: An Easy Move to ICT

Making Personalized Surveys with Google Forms

Google Docs for Presentations

Google Drive and Blendspace: A New Way to Flip Any Video

Publish Your Docs to the Web

Google Chrome

Read and Write on Google Chrome

Common Curriculum

Common Curriculum: An Amazing Resource for Lesson Planning

UNCOVERING your OWN LESSONS, by short-cuts?

Blendspace

Blendspace(formerly Edcanvas): Reaching Out to Those Visual Learners

Blendspace (formerly Edcanvas) has added a QUIZ function

Google Drive and Blendspace: A New Way to Flip Any Video

PowerPoint

NOT DEATH, LIVE by POWERPOINT!

IMovie

Making an I-MOVIE & Focusing on the PROCESS

IMovie to Promote Your Curriculum

Flipsnack

Interactive Flipbooks: A Quirky Way to Read

Flipboard

FLIPBOARD: Make Your Own Class Online Magazine in 5 minutes

Touchcast

A Peek at the Week with Touchcast

Touchcast is now even cooler with video backgrounds!

Remind 101

Remind 101: Connect with students via Text Message

500PX

Make Your PowerPoint Stand Out with 500px

QR Codes

QR-CODES: A Real Opportunity for Engaging Administrators and Students

Any Video Converter

SUBTITLING YOUR VIDEO CLIPS: IT's Easy Now

StudyBlue

StudyBlue: A Mobile App for Vocabulary Building

WhatsApp

There is (an) WHAT'S APP for that...