To see the first part of this group of posts, click here. In this part, I will look at term two’s workshops, the rationale behind them, and my reflections on how they all went. Term 2 – Working with Cambridge English exams Course type Drip feed Breadth or depth Breadth Coherent or standalone Coherent theme,Continue reading “The Teacher Trainer Diaries – A year of workshops – Part 2”
This blog post is part of the Sponge Chats video series. For the fifth Sponge Chat, I had the pleasure to sit down with teacher, trainer and materials writer, Lindsay Warwick. Lindsay is someone who has been very established in two important strands of ELT, teacher training and materials writing, for quite some time. She has trainedContinue reading “Sponge Chats – Teacher Training and Materials Writing with Lindsay Warwick”
This is part of the series Cambridge Train the Trainer. So, what have I done this week? Why don’t you take a guess? This week on the course we spoke about how __________ and feedback intertwine, looked at another procedure for delivering __________, identified aspects of __________ written feedback, and wrote up the __________ forContinue reading “Cambridge Train the Trainer – Week 7”
This is part of the series Cambridge Train the Trainer. Observation. It leaves a bad taste in some teachers’ mouths. It’s one of those development tools that is probably done more poorly than well. It’s also one of the most important development tools we have, and it was the focus for this week. We lookedContinue reading “Cambridge Train the Trainer – Week 5”
Book Review: ELT Lesson Observation & Feedback Handbook – Jeanette Barsdell
A short review of what I like to think of as a must-have teacher trainer book. Enjoy!