Teaching Social Issues with the SDGs 

I’d like to start this final post in this Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) blog series with an explanation. Despite the distinction we’re making between environmental SDGs, such as number 13 – Climate action – and social SDGs, like number 1 – No poverty – you will have realized that the

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Visible Thinking Routines in the ELT Classroom

As English language teachers and educators on the path of enrichment, we’re always on the lookout for new ideas and activities that we can incorporate into our classrooms to enrich our students’ learning experience. In the past, I would spend hours trawling my favorite ELT resource sites looking for that

Tips for Making Grammar Engaging and Memorable

Teaching that Sticks One of the main goals for teachers is to make learning memorable.  In their article Teaching that Sticks, Chip Heath and Dan Heath suggest there are six characteristics that make ideas ‘stick’. A sticky idea is: Simple                        Delivers a core message Unexpected              Gets and holds attention Concrete