Category: Interviews in English

May 5, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Q, a Shenzhen-based New Oriental teacher who wants to inspire us to read more. Watch the video to learn more about Q’s: – learning and teaching background – take on what makes a good and bad teacher – involvement with Mike’s Reading House – passion…

April 5, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Doug Marbach, a Beijing-based EFL Coach with a specialism in Academic Writing. Listen to the audio to learn more about Doug’s: – learning and teaching background – passion for coaching rather than teaching – dealings with technology in the classroom & iBT TOEFL preparation – experience…

March 25, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

In this interview I chat about learning and teaching with Brendan Ternus, awesome team member of Beijing-based experimental learning centre Armada Education. Listen to the audio to know more about Brendan’s: – learning and teaching background – participation in an alternative learning camp for public schoolers – experience of volunteering as a Teaching Artist –…

March 14, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

Adam House, the host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Four In the final part of my interview with Adam, we discuss how online games such as Destiny facilitate interaction between players. For example,…

March 2, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

  Adam House, the host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Three Through popular online game Destiny, Adam introduces us to his avatar, Housis Maximus. An avatar is a virtual representation of yourself within…

February 9, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

  Adam House, host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part Two According to the ‘End of the Year’ update from Bungie, the producer of online game Destiny, 13 million had people played Destiny, creating…

January 27, 2015 karinawp No comments exist

 Adam House, host of TEFLCast, breaks down the fundamentals of online gaming within virtual worlds, and we uncover some striking parallels with the basic tenets of teaching and learning. Part One Exploring Adam’s Xbox 1 system, the discussion revolves around the broad appeal of online games such as Destiny and Dragon Age Inquisition. Apart from…

December 31, 2014 karinawp 1 comment

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of…

December 21, 2014 karinawp No comments exist

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of…

December 18, 2014 karinawp No comments exist

Background Having thoroughly enjoyed the Education Revolution talk at the American Chamber of Commerce last month, I invited the speaker, Noel Thomas, co-principal at Yew Chung International School in Beijing, for an informal video interview. From Apple 2E’s to BBC micro-computers to 1-2-1 laptop computing and the internet, Noel has been at the heart of…