Post-CELTA Professional Development 14: 10 Ways of getting back into your teaching routine after time away from the classroom
We’ve all been there, and we know how hard it is: going back to teaching after an extended period away from the classroom can be quite a chore. That used to mean things like getting back after a long summer holiday, but in current times we’ve all had time away for...
Post-CELTA Professional Development 13: 8 Great Ways to Enhance Teenage Learner Motivation in the Language Classroom
Struggling to motivate your teenage EFL learners? Adam Simpson shares his tips and tricks in the latest post in our series for early career teachers
Post-CELTA Professional Development 12: 7 Good Places to Find Supplemental ELT Listening Materials
Feeling lost trying to find great ELT listening materials to supplement your classes? Don’t worry! We’ve done the looking for you – here are TDSIG’s top picks!
Post-CELTA Professional Development 11: 4 Great Listening Energizers
Adam Simpson with 4 tips on energising your classes with quick listening activities
Post-CELTA Professional Development 10: 9 Golden Rules for Using Games in the Language Classroom
Time for another post in our series to help you crack on with professional development after you've completed your initial teacher training. Here Adam Simpson looks at a few useful things to consider when using games in the language classroom. I've long been an...
Post-CELTA Professional Development 9: 5 steps to using learner self-assessment in the classroom
Adam Simpson guides us in using learner self-assessment in the classroom
Post-CELTA Professional Development 8: 5 Great Writing Warm Ups
5 great ways to get your students writing, courtesy of Adam Simpson’s guide on developing yourself after completing your teacher training
Post-CELTA Professional Development 7: 4 reasons not to give our language learners any homework
Adam Simpson is back with the next post in our series that focuses on how to maintain your professional development after you've qualified to teach EFL. Here he shares his reasons for a drastic change to the accepted norm of teaching: not giving your...
Post-CELTA Professional Development 6: 6 great techniques for getting students to embrace their homework
We continue Adam Simpson’s series of posts on areas for professional development for after you’ve completed your CELTA. This time he takes a look at the tricky topic of getting students to get on with their homework