Accountability: are we developing?

CPD ideas that may keep you moving by Marcela Cintra   One of the biggest challenges in English language teaching is guaranteeing continuous professional development. Often times, teachers complain about the demands of the teaching profession and the lack of time and...

Accountability: are we teaching?

The TDSIG Blog is up running again after a busy #IATEFL Conference this year. Huge thanks to all our readers who have been sharing the posts and, especially to those who got in touch with us, we love hearing from you! We are very proud today to showcase the writing of...

Shaving and Innovation in Education

by Anthony Gaughan I recently started shaving with a straight razor. No, this isn’t going to be a post about how manly I am. It’s going to be about how I decided to make this change, and what this has to do with my becoming mistrustful of innovation as a force for...

INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT THORNBURY

SCOTT THORNBURY BY DIVYA MADHAVAN   I’ve just had the pleasure of interviewing Scott Thornbury, whose name was one of the first ones I heard when I became an ELT teacher. How did I first hear of Scott? In a small English bookshop in Vienna. I was struggling with...

A Teaching Moment in Time 2014

For those of you unfamiliar with TES, their website is well worth a visit. Their rapidly growing digital community showcases a long heritage of teacher development and support. Today, I stumbled upon a project of their called A Teaching Moment in Time, where teachers...