I recently wrote an article called 5 tips for creating activity instructions in PowerPoint and I have had positive experiences using these diagrams over the past few weeks. Adding animations to them not only caught the attention of the students but it … Continue reading Video Diagrams – Help your students visualize your instructions
Blogging and Professional Development was the title of the webinar led by Sandy Millin on May 21st as part of the British Council webinar series. This was actually the first webinar that I have been able to take part in and … Continue reading How Blogging Changed Me – Reflections on the Blogging for Professional Development Webinar
The way you give instructions is what makes or breaks an activity in the classroom. Using graded language, gestures and clear modelling help, but recently I have been producing diagrams in PowerPoint. I started doing this because although I try and … Continue reading 5 tips for creating activity instructions in PowerPoint
One of the sessions from IATEFL 2015 conference in Manchester that I managed to watch online was a presentation by Nick Robinson and Laurie Harrison from ELTjam. Their talk was about the ‘EdTech’ Revolution‘ and teachers applying their classroom experience to … Continue reading Phrase Maze – turning vocabulary flashcards into a game.