10
APR
2021

Encouraging student-centered learning in academic English

Join me on April 24 for the spring version of Oxford Day Online. I’ll be talking about Encouraging Student-Centered Learning in Academic English. See the description below. Do check your local time zone. This is mostly aimed at an Asian audience so the sessions are in the...
02
APR
2021

Using images effectively in language teaching

Join me on Friday, April 16th for a talk as part of the Virtual Round Table. Here’s the topic: An effective way to engage our students more deeply with the content of language-learning classes is through the use of photographs and images. In this interactive webinar we will...
16
MAR
2021

Faces and Places: Life in Vermont

Join me on Tuesday morning April 13  at 11:00 a.m. EDT for a conversation about life in Vermont! This is part of a series about the United States from the U.S. Department of State. It is intended for English language learners and teachers, so we’ll be speaking in accessible...
07
SEP
2020

Improving testing and assessment in our programs

I’m looking forward to giving one of the keynote talks at Oxford Day Online, a virtual professional development event, taking place online on Saturday, November 7th.  My talk is called Improving Testing and Assessment in our Programs. And this talk will be given as part of...
26
FEB
2020

Needs Assessment for Course or Curriculum Design

On February 26, 2020 I offered a webinar on the topic of Needs Assessment for ELT Course or Curriculum Design. This webinar was offered as part of a series by the Office of English Language Programs of the U.S. Department of State. If you missed the live version, you can watch...
21
FEB
2020

Q: Skills for Success 3rd edition

I’m delighted that the 3rd edition of Q: Skills for Success is now available from Oxford University Press.  My co-author, Jenny Bixby, and I are very proud of our contributions. We co-wrote two books in the reading/writing strand of the series, Level 2 and also the...
04
SEP
2019

Work for the U.S. Department of State

I had a terrific time working for the U.S. Department of State giving teacher-training workshops in Vietnam and Cambodia and speaking at the Cambodia TESOL conference. I’m delighted that they’ve selected me to be a “featured” English language specialist....
06
FEB
2019

Upcoming talks in Cambodia and Vietnam

I’m looking forward to a series of talks and workshops in Cambodia from February 13-17 and in Vietnam from February 20-24. This series is sponsored by the English Language Programs of the U.S. Department of State. I am especially excited about delivering the opening plenary...
04
JAN
2019

Implementing Content-Based Language Instruction in your Classroom

I hope you’ll join me for a webinar on Implementing Content-Based Language Instruction in your Classroom. It is sponsored by the English Language Programs of the U.S. Department of State. This webinar will focus on the needs of teachers using content-based language...
01
OCT
2017
Empowering students with media literacy

Join me for a webinar on media literacy

Are your students challenged by the media of today? Is it hard for them to make sense of what is happening in the world? If you’re free, I hope you’ll join me for a webinar on Empowering Your Students With Media Literacy on October 4th, 2017. The webinar is sponsored by the...
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