Build a tower, build a team! Life skills: Teamwork

I have recently come across a very thought-provoking speech by Jack Ma, a world-famous businessman and...a former English teacher! In the speech, he points out that today´s education system is far too knowledge based. He suggests that teachers should also focus on developing students´soft skills: teach values, believing, independent thinking, teamwork and care for others. "Everything we teach should... Continue Reading →

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New Year, New Rules: The Englishometre!

We all know how important it is to encourage students to use the English language in the classroom from day one. But if you have ever tried to eliminate ( *sigh* ) or at least reduce the use of students´ L1, you will probably agree that this can be a very daunting task. So, here... Continue Reading →

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