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At its heart coaching is about helping students realise their own power; power to make choices about where, when and how they learn. Where before the challenge for students was finding access to ways of learning, the challenge now is … Continue reading
In a talk we gave at IATEFL last week, we unveiled three coaching contraptions to help teachers encourage successful learners, not just successful classes. You can see an interview about the talk we gave here. The tools illustrate aspects of … Continue reading
I’m an ELT materials writer as well as one of the authors of this blog, so I was interested to find some research looking at the compatibility of coursebooks with notions of learner autonomy. In it the authors conclude by … Continue reading
A big thanks to our friend Carmen Plaza this week for this guest post, as well as an accompanying activity which we’ll be adding to the collection. Carmen teaches adults and kids in Cadiz, Andalucia. Like Mark did in his … Continue reading
I tried the following bit of classroom coaching with my upper intermediate class last week. There are 12-14 of them, we don’t use a course book but all of them have a note book. This is a simple idea for … Continue reading