Tagged: blogs

Why Do I Blog?

“I knew that I had a facility with words and a power of facing unpleasant facts, and I felt that this created a sort of private world in which I could get my own back for my failure in everyday life.” ― George Orwell, Why I Write...

Is “Long form” dead?

A number of recent events have had this question swirling around in my head. First and foremost, the recent ELT Blog Carnival I hosted and promoted. Not too many entries and not a lot of interest from those I emailed about it. “Too busy” everyone...

Why the “gatekeeping”?

Copyright and education – the necessity, the vital import of the free, unrestricted flow of information through the realm of education, has been a big concern and obsession of mine. See this post for some views, see my copyright tags, see my own “Captive Mind”...

On Brevity

The age of twitter and FB stimulation, is upon us. Quickness, brevity. Nobody take “the time” any more. It’s all about me or more to the point, “give me”. Talked with someone while testing my conference rooms this morning. He mentioned my blog posts are...

The #1 ….. (place to have your students blog)

** Not your ordinary, endless list – just what’s number 1. Edublogs I guess this one is pretty obvious, seeing that what you are experiencing right now IS Edublogs. However, I do expect this pick to be contentious and I do agree there are many...

Top 5 blog turn offs (for me)

I usually stay FAR away from blogging about blogging. Not that I don’t find this kind of introspection, fun or revealing/engaging. Far from it. I just don’t feel comfortable doing it and if there is one BIG rule when it comes to blogging, it is,...

Blogging – “What set you off?”

Blogging is something so valuable, especially for “education”. No longer are we reliant on “the expert” and the “paid”.  We can hear the voices of the many “grunts” like you and us. We can hear those voices and learn, change, respond, be engaged, in a...

It’s worth taking a look at ALL these blogs!

So I’m finally getting around to my recommendations for the “It’s worth taking a look at these blogs” request. I’ve been intending to do this for awhile but just busy with many end of semester things (and still am). However, inspiration got hold of me...

Larry Ferlazzo’s Amazing “Best” Lists

Larry Ferlazzo’s Amazing “Best” Lists

I’ve highlighted Larry Ferlazzo’s amazing blog already but it is about time to repeat! Well worth once again, letting others know about all the invaluable work he does. He constantly shares and informs ESL / EFL teachers around the world and really “makes a difference”...

The 9th EFL / ESL / ELL Blog Carnival

The 9th EFL / ESL / ELL Blog Carnival! Thanks to everyone who entered the Blog Carnival! Please find all the great entries below.  I think it would be great if readers and contributors both would comment on the voicethread (below). What entry did you...

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