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Mar 2017

How to… engage students in the classroom & beyond

How do we engage students? Well, first of all we need to know what we mean. According to The Glossary of Education Reform, student engagement refers to:   The degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion that students show when they are learning or being taught, which extends to the level of motivation they have to learn and progress in their education. Believe it or not, being…

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It’s never too late to learn how to teach

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Apr 2015

It’s never too late to learn how to teach

As we grow older it’s all very easy to sit and wonder why we didn’t do certain things before it became ‘too late’.  And whenever I hear people say, ‘I wish I’d done this’ my response is always, “What’s stopping you from doing it now?”, a question that usually stops a person in their tracks and makes them think. The replies I get vary from “I’m too…

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Jul 2013

Doing a TEFL course by videoconference: Worth it?

Upon beginning to research TEFL, you will see that there are a huge amount of courses out there, and it’s worth taking a look at every aspect of them to make sure that the certificate you will receive at the end of your hard work will be considered valid by employers. There is nothing worse than investing both your money and your time and energy…

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Mar 2012

Do Schools Kill Creativity?

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY Creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson recently challenged the way we educate our children and made a profound case stating that schools undermine rather than nurture. He feels that ‘‘we are educating people out of their creativity,” and that children today are ignored and stigmatized.


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Nov 2011

Friday Meeting 4/11/2011

How can we effectively teach Business English? We have been debating for a while about the difference between General English and Business English. The structures that business English students have to learn are the same as general English students. Now, the only difference is in context and vocabulary. The General English course will be broader in terms of topics however, that does not imply that…

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Oct 2011

Oxbridge Madrid – ‘Working Together, Sharing Experiences’

  OXBRIDGE and CIBALL kindly invite you to our English teachers´ meeting named Working Together, Sharing Experiences which will take place on Thursday the 3rd of November in Madrid. We are creating a community of English teachers from public and private institutions, schools and academies who want to get to know each other and share their experiences related to English teaching. If you: -        Think…

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Oct 2011

Oxbridge TEFL – World Teachers’ Day 5th October 2011

  World Teachers’ Day was introduced by UNESCO on the 5th of October 1994 and has been celebrated ever since. It is a day to show your token of appreciation for teachers who are constantly working their way to improving and developing education. So Happy World Teachers’ Day… … have a look at this link for more information: http://www.5oct.org/2011/index.php Also have a look at this…

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Sep 2011

Friday Meeting 30/09/2011

Topics covered this week: – S1 (Beginners) Course. – Add more vocabulary? (not in the Target Language) – Oxbridge Students. – A new project called ‘learning capsules’.   Building blocks: We finally have class 1 ready to test out(consisting of 4 activities and a wrap up). The S1 course has been completely modified in order to make it more teacher friendly and thanks to our dedicated…

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