Tagged: storytelling

An Amazing Teacher

I think it so important now that teachers have access to streamed video – so important for teachers to watch other teachers. Here’s a player I’ve made as a start. These videos are revealing and helpful for teachers, watching, we absorb and see the little...


Someone once quipped that genius was “seeing the obvious”. Or as William James added, “the ability to overlook the irrelevant”. Well, by that criteria, I think I’m up there with Einstein and Hawkings because not a day goes by without me being astounded by the...

Manga and comics in the EFL Classroom?

I’m a BIG proponent of storytelling as a way to support language acquisition. Especially culturally specific stories like folktales, jokes, anecdotes and personal stories. We are hardwired for the narrative aspects of language. Studies have shown how allowing students to put their learning into a...

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