June 14, 2016

Teaching reflections about this year

In my previous post, I wrote about what my students had to say regarding their learning and what they consider they needed to improve for next […]
June 7, 2016

My students’ reflections on their learning

On the verge of finishing the school year, I find it necessary and important to ask my students for feedback on my classes and their learning. […]
May 24, 2016

Favorite excerpts from “Everyday” by David Levithan

This month I read “Everyday” by David Levithan for the monthly book club I lead. In the book discussion, everyone agreed it was a beautifully written […]
May 17, 2016

Providing written feedback through color-coding

This year I taught 7th grade literature and there was a lot of writing to be done. This was followed, of course, by a lot of […]
May 2, 2016

TESOL 2016 highlights (Part 3 – using & teaching with technology)

Here is a summary of my favorite technology oriented sessions. Practice-oriented session: “Making instructional videos: The Technology, Planning and On-Camera Delivery” I attended a session on […]
April 26, 2016

TESOL HIGHLIGHTS (Part 2 – Pronunciation)

While at the TESOL convention, I also attended sessions regarding pronunciation teaching. I was delighted to see research being carried out in this field. However, I […]
April 21, 2016

TESOL 2016 highlights (part 1- writing and assessment)

This year I had the opportunity not only to attend the TESOL 2016 convention in Baltimore, but also to present. In a future post I will […]
March 23, 2016

ƃuᴉddᴉlɟ my teaching pronunciation course

Flipped learning seems to be the buzz word these days, but more than just a word that is buzzing in the academic conversations, it is becoming […]