November 24, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Key Figures in Education 2: Zoltán Dörnyei

In this series we introduce key figures in education, and take a look at pivotal areas of their thinking. Educational research draws on reasearch from a number of fields, and these in turn influence our approaches to designing our lessons and … Continue reading

October 4, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Key Figures in Education 1: Lev Vygotsky

In this series we introduce key figures in education, and take a look at pivotal areas of their thinking. Educational research draws on reasearch from a number of fields, and these in turn influence our approaches to designing our lessons and … Continue reading

May 24, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Resourceful Reading Teachers 1: Four Resources Model of Reading in Action 3

In the first part of our series focusing on different approaches to and models of reading we revised the Four Resources model of reading (Luke and Freebody 1999). To show you how this model can work in action, this week we look … Continue reading

May 17, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Resourceful Reading Teachers 1: Four Resources Model of Reading in Action 2

In the first part of our series focusing on different approaches to and models of reading we revised the Four Resources model of reading (Luke and Freebody 1999). To show you how this model can work in action, this week we look … Continue reading

May 12, 2016
by Nora Nagy
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Chris Lima: On trial and error

What does it mean to work with literature in English language teaching? What approaches to literary texts and reading practices in the classroom can help us with using literature? Why should we use more literary texts in our classrooms? These … Continue reading