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

Collaborative learning with a kinetic typography video — National Geographic Learning: In Focus

In my previous post, I looked at one way to plan an entire lesson around a video by using a before/while/after-you-watch structure. It’s a reliable structure which allows a teacher to plan a series of exercises with almost any type of video. However, one of the most common problems I notice when observing many video-based… via Collaborative learning with a kinetic typography video — National Geographic Learning: In Focus