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Critical Thinking in ELT — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

After years of talking and writing about critical thinking (CT) and of reading and listening to others do the same, my colleague John Hughes and I decided that we should codify our thoughts on the subject. What came out of it two years later was Critical Thinking in ELT: a practical model for the classroom from National… via Critical Thinking in ELT — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

7 steps Towards Creative Thinking in the ELT Classroom — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

Creativity and creative thinking are generally viewed as positive elements in a classroom. When students are being creative, we assume they are having fun, they are motivated and they are using language in a way which will be memorable to them. Similarly, when we describe a colleague as ‘creative’, it’s assumed we are being positive… via 7 steps Towards Creative Thinking in the ELT Classroom — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

Making Business English materials that reflect learner realities: Webinar summary and Q&A for MaWSIG

In this post, John Hughes shares a summary of his MaWSIG meets BESIG webinar, Making Business English materials that reflect learner realities, and follows up on some of the questions that were raised in the Q&A section at the end. The webinar was held on 6 December 2019. You can find a recording. of the… via Making Business English materials that reflect learner realities: Summary and Q&A — MaWSIG