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Video review of Week 3

Claire looks back at some of the talking points from this week. Below are links to the comments and conversations she mentions.

Maria and Katy - importance of involving parents, learners - and teachers when communicating new policy

Adapting coursebooks
Geraldine - let learners be your guide
Teaching online using coursebooks
I forgot to mention this in the video, but I also liked Carla’s ideas about brainstorming techniques for writing

British Council insight reports

Online safety
Fiona - concerns about access to damaging or unfiltered information
Christalleni - Managing screentime
Mohammed - using prediction techniques for internet safety videos
Maria - it shouldn’t only be done once

Bullying and citizenship teaching
Project week - teaching about different aspects of citizenship, including bullying
Reflections padlet (Password: classroom ) and Your Powtoons (Password: reflection)

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Coming up in Week 4

Next week is all about multilingual approaches to language teaching. You will considering your own language identity and how to find out more about the languages your learners speak. You’ll evaluate ways to help learners notice differences and similarities between their first language (known as L1) and English, and how to deal with errors. You’ll watch teachers using multilingual teaching approaches and discuss the future of English.

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