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In some UK primary schools they are using coloured cups as a very simple and powerful tool to help teachers and learners to direct and measure their learning. Here is how it works. The children each have three coloured cups: … Continue reading

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ELT Coach – Job Description

I’m hoping you can help us write the job description for a learning coach. It may be helpful to build towards a practical guide to coaching by outlining some of the roles a coach can play for the learner that … Continue reading

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What does a coach do?

  A collocation experiment Try this experiment in collocation on your own or even better with someone else in the room. You read the following list one at a time. After each one your partner must say the word for … Continue reading

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