1. Initial teacher training: do they still teach PPP?

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    March 31, 2015 by Willy Cardoso

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    I’d like to think there must be those trainers who don’t even mention P-P-P and believe you can learn how to teach using a TBL approach first. Who are you? I’d like to meet you.

  2. Initial teacher training: valuing and creating opportunities for critical incidents

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    March 23, 2015 by Willy Cardoso

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    There have been many attempts to put critical incidents and what you can do with them at the core of teaching (see for example discussions on Dogme ELT), and whereas constructs like emergent language have gained some clout, they still features low – if at all – at the core of initial teacher training qualifications.

  3. A language student again: group or 1to1

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    December 15, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    Today I asked my Italian teacher to teach me something and she said it was at “the level” above mine. …
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  4. Open Space @ Braz-TESOL

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    May 5, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    Last week I had the pleasure to facilitate another Open Space  event within a TESOL / ELT conference. This time in Joao …
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  5. Box-ticking or mind-mapping?

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    April 18, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    Originally posted on unwrapping the education box :
    This is a joint post between Willy Cardoso and Divya Madhavan on questions about ELT professionalism.…

  6. What’s your CPD level?

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    March 20, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    In a recent interview, to be published soon at SEETA, I said: … how can you possibly measure and grade …
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  7. Importing language teaching methodology

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    February 28, 2014 by Willy Cardoso

    To deny that there is a conflict in contemporary ELT, particularly but not exclusively in the ‘importing’ of new techniques associated …
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