Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

30 October 2019

You have come to class having your lesson plan ready, well prepared for a lesson with a specific grammar and vocabulary target and minutes later Kostakis, who has been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), starts fidgeting in his chair and Marilia, who cannot control herself from commenting, shouts...

Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

30 October 2019

The common saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” gives prominence to the idea that an image is more powerful when engraved on our mind than a multitude of words. Visual representations of ideas can function as an instructional strategy in the EFL classroom and students with dyslexia who...

The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

30 October 2019

The identification of Learning Difficulties and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) causes is largely elusive, as the educative reforms in the 20th century have been so many, that it becomes precarious to end up to a limited enumeration of the potential culprits. The incremental percentage of the population literacy, heredity,...

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Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

30 October 2019

You have come to class having your lesson plan ready, well prepared for a lesson with a specific grammar and vocabulary target and minutes later Kostakis, who has been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), starts fidgeting in his chair and Marilia, who cannot control herself from commenting, shouts...

Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

30 October 2019

The common saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” gives prominence to the idea that an image is more powerful when engraved on our mind than a multitude of words. Visual representations of ideas can function as an instructional strategy in the EFL classroom and students with dyslexia who...

The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

30 October 2019

The identification of Learning Difficulties and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) causes is largely elusive, as the educative reforms in the 20th century have been so many, that it becomes precarious to end up to a limited enumeration of the potential culprits. The incremental percentage of the population literacy, heredity,...

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NEWS

Why Are Teachers Underappreciated?

Why Are Teachers Underappreciated?

30 October 2019

Most people have a kind of metaphor in their minds when they think of teachers and what they do. They see something like a conduit. Educators are people who know things and can pass that information along in the same way a pipeline moves a fluid from one location to...

Russell Stannard: The Flipped Classroom and your course book

Russell Stannard: The Flipped Classroom and your course book

30 October 2019

The Flipped Classroom is not as new as you would think. Teachers had previously spoken about something called the Inverted Classroom [1] which was based on the same principles. What changed is that with the huge expansion in the use of digital technology, the possibilities and ways that the inverted/flipped...

Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

Seven Steps to Better Control a Classroom with Students with Learning Disabilities

30 October 2019

You have come to class having your lesson plan ready, well prepared for a lesson with a specific grammar and vocabulary target and minutes later Kostakis, who has been diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), starts fidgeting in his chair and Marilia, who cannot control herself from commenting, shouts...

Award Ceremony for the winners of the ‘Cyprus Preparation Centre Awards’  by Cambridge Assessment English

Award Ceremony for the winners of the ‘Cyprus Preparation Centre Awards’ by Cambridge Assessment English

10 April 2019

PRESS RELEASE Nicosia, 2nd April 2019 An award ceremony for the winners of the ‘Cyprus Preparation Centre Awards’ took place in Cambridge (United Kingdom), organised by Cambridge Assessment English. For the first time, Cyprus was included in Europe's 'Preparation Centre Awards Competition' that started in 2018, in order to reward...

Reading in EFL Reality

Reading in EFL Reality

06 September 2018

Thankfully for the human brain and its workings, all four fundamental skills of English Language Learning are inescapably interconnected. Contrary to expectations, this connection does not observe the traditional pairing between the productive (writing-speaking production) skills and that of the receptive (listening- reading reception) pattern. by MARINA SISKOU, Teacher of...

Recent Articles

Mike Riley on Teaching, Managing and Leading

Mike Riley on Teaching, Managing and Leading

30 October 2019

Mike Riley is Global Teacher Training Manager at Macmillan Education. He spent over a decade at International House Milan. He...

Chris Roland talks about differentiated instruction

Chris Roland talks about differentiated instruction

30 October 2019

Chris is based in Seville at ELI language academy. He has also taught in Cádiz, Barcelona, Nottingham, Damascus and Aleppo....

Luke Prodromou  talks about ELT  its past, present and future

Luke Prodromou talks about ELT its past, present and future

30 October 2019

Luke Prodromou holds a BA (Bristol University) in English with Greek, an MA in Shakespeare Studies (Birmingham University), a postgraduate...

Education

The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

30 October 2019
The Inclusion of Learning Difficulties into TEFL

The identification of Learning Difficulties and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) causes is largely elusive, as the educative reforms in the 20th century have been so many, that it becomes precarious to end up to a limited enumeration of the potential culprits. The incremental percentage of the population literacy, heredity,...

Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

30 October 2019
Mind mapping and dyslexia: The current trend of graphic organizers for effective English language teaching

The common saying “a picture is worth a thousand words” gives prominence to the idea that an image is more powerful when engraved on our mind than a multitude of words. Visual representations of ideas can function as an instructional strategy in the EFL classroom and students with dyslexia who...

The Brain, a Language Learning Stimulant

30 October 2019
The Brain, a Language Learning Stimulant

Interest in the function of the brain was already known in ancient Greece. Alcmaeon of Croton was an early Greek medical writer and philosopher-scientist. (Beare, J. I., 1906,). He is possibly to have expressed his ideas sometime between 500 and 450 BCE. The surviving fragments and testimonial focus primarily on...

Dyslexia in the English classroom: What are the most striking signs and what useful tips can teachers use?

06 September 2018
Dyslexia in the English classroom: What are the most striking signs and what useful tips can teachers use?

Learning difficulties is a term that has invaded our lives and our L2 classrooms to a great extent since over the last years we encounter such cases daily. Are learning difficulties highly affecting our teaching efforts and what learning problems and restrictions do they cause to our students? by Olga...

UK government guarantees EU students’ tuition fees after Brexit

05 July 2018
UK government guarantees EU students’ tuition fees after Brexit

Key stakeholders and education groups have welcomed the UK government’s announcement that EU students attending universities in England will continue to pay the same fees as home students in the first intake after Brexit. But there has been no decision on how EU students in the UK will be treated...

I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Essays

04 July 2018
I Stopped Writing on My Students’ Essays

For 25 years, I have diligently, thoughtfully, and fastidiously written comments on my students’ essays. In my neatest hand, I’ve inscribed a running commentary down the margin of page after page, and at an essay’s conclusion I’ve summarized my thoughts in a paragraph or more. I’ve pointed out problems in...

Implementing Differentiated Instruction: READING - ‘COMICS’ & ‘FISHBOWL’

04 July 2018
Implementing Differentiated Instruction: READING - ‘COMICS’ & ‘FISHBOWL’

Everything started with four short reading passages in a B2 level Student’s book which I am working on this year. The topic of the short texts was ‘Globalisation’ and my 13-year-old students in their first year of junior high school, did not really know what the term ‘Globalisation’ means and...

A Tribute to a Great Leader

04 July 2018
A Tribute to a Great Leader

The importance of spotting: Some people are good at generating ideas. Others collect them. I am a collector myself. I walk around with a ‘mental notepad’ and I make notes of everything interesting I see; I call these mental notes ‘discoveries’. They can be almost anything - perhaps an idea...

Athens University to Offer First Undergraduate Degree Taught In English

23 May 2018
Athens University to Offer First Undergraduate Degree Taught In English

Higher education in Greece is entering a new era with the introduction of the country’s first English-taught four-year undergraduate programme at a state university, which will be organized by the University of Athens and the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki. The programme will be dedicated to the study of the...

Teaching and Assessing L2 students with dyslexia

23 May 2018
Teaching and Assessing L2 students with dyslexia

Cyprus Teachers of English Association Two-day event: Monday, 25th June 2018, 9:00-12:30 and Tuesday, 26th June 2018, 9:00-12:30 European University Cyprus, Nicosia This two-day seminar, will cater to the needs of English or foreign language teachers who are facing the challenge of accommodating students with dyslexia. The seminar will cover...

Building Rapport with Students A foolproof way using your own stories

17 May 2018
Building Rapport with Students  A foolproof way using your own stories

Opening up to Students Creating rapport with students is essential to keeping students happy and learning. An excellent way to build rapport with students is to create an image of you for them. All Ages Simplify ypur presentations by bringing the same characters up over and over.Framing for Target Language...

Incorporating Culture into the Foreign Language Classroom: Some Practical Considerations

17 May 2018
Incorporating Culture into the  Foreign  Language Classroom: Some Practical Considerations

A question germane to our discussion is, how can we incorporate culture into the foreign language curriculum, with a view to fostering cultural awareness and communicating insight into the target civilisation? In the past, this has been attempted by dint of discoursing upon the geographical environment and historical or political...

Interviews

Mike Riley on Teaching, Managing and Leading

Mike Riley on Teaching, Managing and Leading

30 October 2019

Mike Riley is Global Teacher Training Manager at Macmillan Education. He spent over a decade at International House Milan. He...

Chris Roland talks about differentiated instruction

Chris Roland talks about differentiated instruction

30 October 2019

Chris is based in Seville at ELI language academy. He has also taught in Cádiz, Barcelona, Nottingham, Damascus and Aleppo....

Luke Prodromou  talks about ELT  its past, present and future

Luke Prodromou talks about ELT its past, present and future

30 October 2019

Luke Prodromou holds a BA (Bristol University) in English with Greek, an MA in Shakespeare Studies (Birmingham University), a postgraduate...

Teaching Lexically: Andrew Walkley talks about Teaching Grammar Through Vocabulary

Teaching Lexically: Andrew Walkley talks about Teaching Grammar Through Vocabulary

30 October 2019

Andrew Walkley is the co-founder with Hugh Dellar of Lexical Lab, a company to promote teaching lexically and provide excellence...

Perspectives on Teaching

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