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Creating a Positive Learning Environment - Philip Prowse
Motivation and discipline problems loom large in the lives of many teachers, not just those dealing with teenagers. In this workshop Philip Prowse looks at the nuts and bolts of creating a positive environment, focusing particularly on the influence the teacher’s own choice of language can have in the classroom.
Top Tips for Building Vocabulary - Michael Rundell
If you thought dictionaries were just about telling you what words mean, think again. Editor-in-Chief Michael Rundell offers a whistle-stop tour of vocabulary-building tools and resources from the Macmillan Dictionary Online to support teachers and learners.
Carol Read: Bringing Creativity into the Young Learner Classroom
In this talk, Carol Read explores seven ways to promote creativity and illustrates each one with a range of practical ideas which can be used with young learners of different ages and levels. For more information about Tiger Time, visit: http://www.macmillanenglish.com/courses/tiger-time/
Macmillan 175 - celebrating 175 years of Macmillan
For 175 years Macmillan’s pioneering spirit and reputation for quality has enabled us to build lasting relationships with teachers and educators around the world. Today, as education changes, we’re adapting with it to provide the solutions that enhance the teaching and learning experience for everyone - whether that’s a child learning their first words of English, a class engaging with a locally focused curriculum or a higher education student writing their first thesis.
Life Skills for Young Learners - Carol Read
In this webinar we will explore a range of practical ideas to develop life skills with young learners such as intercultural competence, learner autonomy, values education, thinking skills, and respect for diversity. Using examples from Tiger Time the main focus will be on activities and procedures that are easy to adapt and implement in your own classroom.
Life Skills: Managing your Digital Life - Dorothy Zemach
Students spend hours online reading, researching, accessing course sites and study materials, interacting in English. But they aren't always using their time wisely. This session covers practical techniques for teaching students how to manage their digital lives more effectively and navigate the sea of information available online.
Answering Learners' Questions - Scott Thornbury
How should we answer difficult student questions? Questions that often challenge teachers’ knowledge about the systems, structures and uses of English? In this talk, Scott Thornbury offers some strategies for dealing with the kinds of questions that students typically ask.