Ice breaker: Summer holidays human bingo

Here is a quick human bingo activity I prepared for some of my classes using the website

My CELTA experience – It was quite a ride!

Two weeks after completing the CELTA Course and I am sitting outside my tent and starting to look back. ..

Another Academic Year In Review: 2016-17

Image Credit: John Hain,

Last year, at around this time, I engaged in a little open reflection exercise (link to post here).  Following on in the same vein,  I am looking back again to see what I feel have been positive achievements and weaker aspects from the academic year.  I also hope to set out some aims and points to look at in the coming academic year.

Quick spinner tip!

Here is a quick tip for using Google Search to get an instant quiz show style spinning selector wheel which you can use to randomly select students or questions in activities and games.

‘To do’ trials – old school paper versus the ‘modern’ digital way.

Originally posted on the 9th May 2016. This post was a look at my efforts and experiments to 'do away' with the numerous scraps paper with little notes on them that I was (and often sadly still do) losing on a frequent basis.

Reflecting on the 2015/16 academic year

This post was originally posted on the 13th May 2016 This is a reflective blog post which not only looks back but also considers the future when reaching the end of the 2015/17 academic year

My favourite digital resources

From the old site and posted back on the 7th September 1016. This Sway lists some of my favourite resources for use in English Classes

My digital toolbox 2016

This is a post that I originally published, but never really finished, back in September 2016 on my old blog. The post looks at some of the digital tools that I was and for the most part  still am, using on a regular basis.