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Solution Focus for Teachers: Is there another way?

Author Fania Pallikarakis As a Solution Focus Practitioner and Coach, having worked with various audiences, it was in 2014 that I first facilitated a workshop aimed at parents and teachers. These participants were taking care of children with an ADHD condition and our...

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GOAL MAPPING

Author Carolyn Economides   Whatever your dream, Goal Mapping can help you achieve it. Goal Mapping works to develop the empowering mindsets, winning attitudes and effective habits that create success in an individual, a team or even an entire community.  ...

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FAMILIARITY: HOW BEST TO ENSURE SUCCESS IN LANGUAGE EXAMINATIONS

Author: Stephen John Taylor   Most students in Greece now take at least a B2 English language examination, with a great many also sitting other examinations at levels further down the CEFR framework. However, the age of the Greek cohort is relatively young and,...

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Adapting your coursebook for learners with SpLDs

Author: Anna Margaret Smith & Anastasia Metallinou Earlier this year a report of the workshop ‘Adapting your coursebook for learners with SpLDs’ was published here, outlining the main ideas that came out of it: 1) the layout of the pages; 2) the amount of material...

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The importance of extensive reading in language learning

Author: David A. Hill Some background I’d like to start by asking you to consider four quotations: “ We learn to read by reading.” (Smith: 1985) “Reading…must be developed and can only be developed, by means of extensive and continual practice.” (Eskey: 1986) “We...

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Technology: What can it deliver? What do we need?

Author: Nick Michelioudakis The promise of technology:  I firmly believe that technology can radically transform not only the way we teach (traditional teaching with the teacher in control is on the way out) but rather the way our students learn. I am particularly...

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Online Teacher Development Works Best – 15 Reasons Why

Author: Nik Peachey Iʼve started this article with quite a bold statement, but itʼs a conclusion that I have been coming too over the course of quite a few years now. I should really put this into context though, as most of the teacher training I do deals with...

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Teaching English to students with dyslexia

Author: Anne Margaret Smith Introduction Dyslexia is a difference in the brain develops which is found in around 8% of the population (European Dyslexia Association, 2013). It is often thought of as a difficulty with reading and spelling, but these are just the...

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