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Cambridge Univ Press Offers Free ELL, Gen Ed, Academic Resources

English Language Teaching CUP has launched the “Supporting Every Teacher” campaign and, in partnership with Cambridge Assessment English, is producing large amounts of free, online content...

The digital divide leaves millions at a disadvantage during the coronavirus pandemic

Amidst the flurry of social media updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, a chart illustrating the importance of flattening the curve has gone viral. The idea is that...

How to Succeed in Distance Education

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty to on-line study with little-to-no advanced notice nor training. I know...

Lockdown in Italy: What one teacher’s experience shows us about teaching online

“Where do you want to do your lessons today?” “Erm, well, I was teaching in the spare room yesterday so perhaps we could do a swap today?”

Why UDL Matters for English Language Learners

In 1922, my grandmother moved from Trois-Rivières, a city in Quebec, Canada, at the age of eleven. Speaking only French, and traveling...

What Does Good Blended Learning Look Like?

During the past few years, blended learning has been hailed by schools worldwide as everything from the future of education to the...

Language Teacher vs. Acquisition Facilitator

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The Art of Teaching

“Our students aren’t creative,” claimed one of the language teachers in the professional development workshop. The other participating teachers nodded in agreement.

Harnessing the Power of a Teacher’s Pen

I recently asked a group of teachers to reflect on their own experiences as student writers. I asked them to cast their...

Adding Madness to Method

Nothing draws more heated arguments in the field of language instruction than methods. Between trademarks and remarks, there has been much divisive...