The Evolving World of English Learning

“We’re trying to find a balance between just knowing stuff and knowing how to apply the knowledge into effective learning and things to do in life.” Coordinator, Private High School, Mexico  BACKGROUND  In 2021, we spoke with over 60 people in 19 countries at different schools teaching kindergarten to high

Combining International Mindedness, Interdisciplinary Instruction and Service Learning in the IB classroom

The International Baccalaureate (IB) focuses on teaching the value of perspectives, ideas, and connections from around the world.  Whether you’re new to the IB, an IB educator, or are familiar with another curriculum framework, you probably know that it’s a challenge to think about how to take a big idea

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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

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Shifting Literacy Needs in English Medium Instruction: In Conversation with Nonie Lesaux

Nonie K. Lesaux is the Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She leads a research program that focuses on promoting the language and literacy skills of today’s children and youth from diverse linguistic, cultural, and economic backgrounds. Nonie