The Better Teacher Issue

What makes a better teacher? Is it the role we play in our students’ learning, or the principles that underlie our teaching, or certain personal qualities we possess (or don’t)? In this issue, our international team of bloggers – Ruthie Iida, Aziz Soubai,and Theodora Papapanagiotou – in their own different ways look for the answers to the question of what can make any of us a better teacher.

Theodora Papapanagiotou
Theodora Papapanagiotou

Teacher, Learner, Supporter

Ruthie Iida
Ruthie Iida

Learning and Language Boundaries

Aziz Soubai
Aziz Soubai

Four qualities to be a better language teacher

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Extensive Reading Issue

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Do you teach reading, or especially Extensive Reading classes? What are some ways we as teachers could use to help ignite the passion and joy of reading? In this issue, our bloggers Stewart Gray, Chris Mares, and Kate Cory-Wright suggest some ideas and share their tips for a better reading experience for students.

Chris Mares
Chris Mares

Making stories your own

Kate Cory-Wright
Kate Cory-Wright

Teenagers HATE reading!

Stewart Gray
Stewart Gray

Creative and critical follow-up activities for Extensive Reading classes

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Looking Ahead

The beginning of the year traditionally is the time to think about the future, make plans and set goals. In the first issue of this year, our bloggers Patrice Palmer, Kevin Stein, Ruthie Iida, and Matthew Turner look at the year ahead in their four very own different ways – they talk about comfort zone and dreams, contemplate the creative benefits of joining a gym, and get a reflective approach to changing jobs. What are YOU looking forward to this year?


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Patrice Palmer

Stepping out of your comfort zone


Matthew Turner
Matthew Turner

From Job to Job: What to Bring, What to Leave


Ruthie Iida
Ruthie Iida

Fit and Feisty in the New Year


Kevin Stein
Kevin Stein

And then there are dreams

The Online Teacher Issue

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Online learning is a reality we’ve been living for a while and its flipside – online teaching – is worthwhile paying closer attention. In this issue, our new blogger Joanna Malefaki and two of our very own Advanced Course trainers, Katherine Bilsborough and Patrice Palmer, share their invaluable experience and advice on how to be successful online teachers.

Katherine Bilsborough
Katherine Bilsborough

Online tutoring: a
beginner’s tale

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Patrice Palmer

Being Open to
Teaching Online

Joanna Malefaki
Joanna Malefaki

Challenges of an
Online Teacher

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