Do we write materials OR Do we design them!

" we don't write materials to our sessions. There are paid professional for that, instead we design them" said my trainer Now imagine you wish to plan a  training session based on an in-class experiment, won't you need to build on what you already collected during the experimental practice? " research the topic you want... Continue Reading →


3 Fantastic, Free Grammar Apps

Some useful grammar practice apps, I will be sharing them with my classroom blog.. Manchester 2017


Recently, I have been testing many grammar apps.  Looking for quality and one’s that are completely free, I came up with the following:

 Fantastic & Free Grammar Apps

Watch my short video, showing you the key features of each one:

What do you think of them? Let me know by commenting below.

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How to become a teacherpreneur?

The second curious session I have watched on the iatefl 2017 is a session by a Russian teacher named Marina Kladova. Apart from the curious title,Marina shares the most inspiring experience. She is a teacher who found a way out of the routine and the vicious circle that can lead to teacher's burn out. So... Continue Reading →

The mother-teacher

Now many of us must have heard the term "teacher-author, where the teacher is also adapting the role of author when s/he starts reflecting and writing about his in-class experiments and practices.Today, I am not going to talk about myself as the teacher-author but as the teacher who happened to be a mother. Although this... Continue Reading →

Jan Blake, IATEFL 2016

Never in my life have I ever seen a hall so silent except when a storyteller was there performing in a stage.Twice in my life have I ever seen that amount of audience interact and chant back except when it was Vanessa Esteves at the NILE TESOL,and today when it was Jan Blake telling her... Continue Reading →

The 5 minute lesson plan

So you have an observation this week.You will need to write a detailed lesson plan the one where you end up writing 12 pages for ONE hour observation.What is more you are delivering the session and trying to follow up with the 100 steps you yourself added  the night before.Well, that is me anyway but... Continue Reading →

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