Category: Cambridge English Teacher

ELTeach : English Teachers’ Online Professional Development in China

ELTeach Symposium On 24th April 2015, I had the honour of joining the Symposium on English Teacher’s Professional Development Through Online Self-Access Learning, an expose on the current situation of English Teacher Training/English Teaching in the China context and an introduction to a new, online English Teacher Training platform for local teachers: ELTeach. Symposium Topics Read More …

CET webinar – Increasing Motivation through Visualisation, Reflections and Assessment

What Dreams May Come? Describing myself as a visual learner, I was very pleased to see the use of images take centre stage of this webinar. Indeed, photographs, pictures and drawings are all great ways to stimulate ideas and encourage reflection in the classroom. The webinar presenter, Terry Prosser, gave us lots of ideas for Read More …

CET webinar – Thinking Through English

Thinking Skills This webinar was particularly apt, having just recorded a podcast about Bloom’s Taxonomy in Chinese for my Educollaborate project. These experiences combined have Bloom’s six categories etched into my brain in both English and Chinese! But what is Bloom’s Taxonomy? Well, they are six levels of cognition that may be used by educators Read More …