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Summary: Discussion of a variety of topics about and related to teaching English to speakers of other languages.

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  • Artist: Scott Shinall, Scott Duarte, Joachim Castellano
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 Paradise Lost - Show 91 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:03

We took refuge in a Karaoke box in the heart of Osaka. Some of the sound outside came through, but it was better than the street. We Got down to talking about writing centers and some of what you should know about them.

 In Paradise - Show 90 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:12

Both Joachim and I were selected for the Apple Distinguished Educator Program. So, one particularly warm morning we sat down to revive the Edgycation Podcast. This episode talks about what we saw, so listen up. Lots more to come.

 Bring me the head of the five paragraph essay! - Show 87 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:01

We talk about the five paragraph essay and our take on what students really need to be prepared for.

  Armchair Pragmatics - Show 86 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:06

Today we are scratching the surface of what pragmatics is and how it may be used in the classroom. Watch closely for future episodes so that you may hear the corrections!!

  EFL vs. ESL- Show 85 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:13

A look at how EFL and ESL are actually a bit different.

  Using Movies- Show 84 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 23:54

Some alternative uses for movies or videos in the classroom.

  X reading - Show 83 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:34

Sapir-Whorf got pushed back, don't worry though, it'll come. this time though, we are talking to Paul Goldberg about a site he has been helping with called xreading. you can find it at Listen to the show for details!

  Directions - Show 82 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:54
  Dictionaries in the Classroom - Show 81 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 28:31

A discussion on when to use dictionaries in the classroom. When, Where and Why

  What Makes a Good ESL Teacher - Show 80 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:04

What kind of ESL teacher are you?

  Reading the Research- Show 79 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:24

One of the things that new teachers have to deal with is the abundance of research that is available. Here is our take on those first couple of years teaching and how to deal with "current research".

  Scrivener, Three kinds of teachers - Show 78 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:07

So you may be aware of our view on Sage-on-the-Stage vs. Guide-on-the-Side. Here is slightly different take on the idea. The 3 roles of the teacher as presented by J. Scrivener. To our surprise, we mostly like this idea, but feel that there may be something missing...

  Explicit vs. Implicit | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 30:10

Explicit Teaching and Implicit Teaching

  ELT in Ten Years - Show 76 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:22

A look at a short article about the future of ELT

  Tech in Ed. in the NY Times - Show 75 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 31:20

An interview with the head of Intel and is Ed. Tech really turning the corner?


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