Teaching Assessments Online during the CELTA

In this second blog post contributed by Sara Katsonis, a trainee on the same online/blended CELTA course which was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing┬árestrictions, lockdown and inability to complete the teaching practicum part of the course which was under way at the time. ┬áSara started with tech issues even with simple things likeContinue reading “Teaching Assessments Online during the CELTA”

How to Make Things Fall Apart – a PK on Classroom Management

Originally posted on Profesorbaker's Worldwide Bilingual Blog:
This Pecha Kucha, by Marisa Constantinides, should be required viewing for all EFL teachers. As hilarious as it is, there is a message lurking between the fits of laughter, the mirthful moments, the tears rolling down your cheeks, your sides hurting, as you laugh totally uncontrollably. If…

Overcoming observation anxiety

Whether you have been observed by colleagues in a more or less unofficial setting, by your DOS as part of a job appraisal scheme or process, or as part of a teacher training course such as the CELTA or the Delta, being observed can be extremely stressful for most teachers. The topic of classroom observationsContinue reading “Overcoming observation anxiety”