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4 Ways to Decolonize Your English Classes

In today’s world, it’s hard to deny that the ability to speak English can offer students real professional and academic advantages.  However, English education as an institution, has a dark […]

Social Reform, ‘Woke’ and ELT


‘Woke’ activists have been telling us to ‘wake up’ for the past two years: Wake up to issues of discrimination concerning gender, sexual orientation (LGBT) and race. Meanwhile, the ‘‘cancel […]

Cambridge University Press: Dedicated Teacher Award

Cambridge University

Cambridge University Press, the publishing division of the University of Cambridge, has awarded its 2021 Dedicated Teacher Award to Annamma Lucy, a social studies teacher working in Dubai. Teachers are […]

American, British, and Euro-English


Compared to other Indo-European languages, English grammar is rather uncomplicated. Verb conjugation by person, for instance, is virtually nonexistent; and unlike in German and the Balto-Slavic languages, there is no […]

Constructivist Theory, Connection and Rubrics

Constructivist Theory

Teachers are “vehicles of power”. Teachers must provide circumstances for students to accomplish empowerment. It is only possible when we as teachers take a critical stance to our activities. Most […]

Analogies Can Teach Anything

Analogies Can Teach Anything

by Glenn G. Dahlem, Ph.D. All educators have long known about testing and pretesting based on using analogies.  “Nine is to eighty-one as four is to: a. five, b. sixteen, […]

Cambridge University Press: Dedicated Teacher Awards

Cambridge University Press: Dedicated Teacher Awards

Cambridge University Press is asking people around the world to submit their stories about inspirational teachers, as the publisher reopens its Dedicated Teacher Awards for 2020. Open for nominations between 1 October […]