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Your role

Week 3 is all about a role as a teacher, managing the lesson and the decisions and actions that language teachers take on a daily basis.

This week is all about managing the lesson. This includes the decisions and actions that language teachers take on a daily basis in the classroom to facilitate learning and support their learners to improve their English.

Let’s start this week by thinking about the role of the teacher. John Hattie, in his Visible Learning research considered the teacher as key to the learner’s success.

Watch the video above where teachers talk about how they see their role.

  • Do you agree with the teachers’ views?
  • How do you see your role as a teacher?

Join the discussion by writing a comment below.

Want to know more?

Find out more about Hattie’s research.

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