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...

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...

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...