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Flipping lessons

Flipping lessons

Flipping lessons

Flipping Lessons - what?!?

After giving workshops at conferences, this time at 'Teacher and Teacher 2.0' (see more here), there is nothing I like better than to give you some practical demonstrations on the websites and apps I often talk about.  This week is about flipping lessons.  Now, I'm not cursing my lessons here, flipping lessons is

AFL-WALT

AFL-WALT

AFL-WALT

Hi there! My name is Beata Vetter and I’m a teacher here at  British Council Warsaw and an absolute Assessment For Learning freak! Those of you who attended my presentation at IATEFL Poland this September already know this. All these British Council teachers in blue t-shirts are using AFL and as you can see they are really happy.
Have you heard about

Exploiting homework

Exploiting homework

Exploiting homework

Hello One and All, If you don't have Cuisenaire Rods.... Well, we'd love to know how many of you have been searching out Cuisenaire Rods in your teacher's room since Agnieszka Lewandowicz shared Part 1 of her top tips for making the most of those blocks

Right, write, ready Times they are a-changing

Right, write, ready Times they are a-changing

Right, write, ready Times they are a-changing

H-e-l-l-o! Well blog readers, I'd thought I'd share a little observation from my last week in the weird and wonderful world of education.  As Bob Dylan eloquently put it; 'times they are a-changing'. I just don't remember the line about it happening  at break-neck speed! Technology - a tale   We all know how much technology has and is impacting classrooms. I already hear your cries 'Hey, Rebecca, that's

Grammar Teaching Focus

Grammar Teaching Focus

Grammar Teaching Focus

Hi Teachers - welcome back! Third conditional Today I've called on Britsh Council Poland's Language Doctor, Anthony Smyth, to share an interesting activity I saw him planning for an Upper Intermediate group. Read through the Language Doctor's activity, have a look at another suggestion on Teaching English here, and then share your favourite teaching ideas for this grammar point. Scared to comment? Don't be! You can add