Teaching Visually Impaired ESL Students


Teaching Visually impaired ESL Students Recently I was fortunate enough to have a go at teaching visually impaired ESL students. I say fortunate because I love having an opportunity to get outside my comfort zone. It helps adapt my teaching to fit [...]

Teaching Visually Impaired ESL Students2016-12-06T00:24:38+00:00



Invisibilia Invisibilia (Latin for invisible things) is about the invisible forces that control human behavior such as ideas, beliefs, assumptions and emotions. Co-hosted by Lulu Miller, Hanna Rosin and Alix Spiegel, Invisibilia interweaves narrative storytelling with scientific research. And it will ultimately make [...]


Tiny Cards App


Tiny Cards Tiny Cards is a lovely little app. It just came up in my feed one day and I had to try it out. Like similar apps it allows you to choose from a variety of content creators who make flashcards [...]

Tiny Cards App2016-12-21T00:09:41+00:00

Raising a Bilingual Child


Raising a Bilingual Child Raising a Bilingual Child is by Barbara Zurer Pearson Ph.D. Parenting is hard, and can be even harder if you go into it with an agenda. A lot of new parents tell themselves how they’ll always do this [...]

Raising a Bilingual Child2016-12-09T02:00:27+00:00

The Art of Charm


The Art of Charm The Art of Charm podcast is so much more than it may seem on the surface. Even I made the mistake of thinking this was a "pickup artists" thing where they teach you to get chicks. Wow was [...]

The Art of Charm2016-12-06T05:51:15+00:00

Inside Quest


Inside Quest Inside Quest is one of the best podcasts available today. We are inundated with information all day long. Through Facebook and Twitter, TV and the thousand and one other sources of input that are available to us today. [...]

Inside Quest2016-12-13T00:44:35+00:00

Teaching Business English


Teaching Business English by Mark Ellis and Christine Johnson. Teaching Business English was a great help to me in my teaching and could be for you as well. A colleague recommended this book to me recently. He claimed it was [...]

Teaching Business English2016-12-03T23:31:53+00:00



Calm Calm is a simple meditation app that can greatly improve your mood, focus, mindfulness and awareness. Plus it's free to try and well worth the time spent using it. What worked for me In my case, I was never [...]


Carol Dweck


Carol Dweck has done some amazing research into teaching, student feedback and most importantly the mindsets that lead to better learning and success. She is someone worth knowing about because her research results are simply amazing. In my case, they opened [...]

Carol Dweck2016-12-02T01:03:19+00:00



ESL Pod I haven't spent much time with ESL pod. It's the funny thing about being an English teacher, there are often great resources out there that I don't engage with simply because a. there are so many of them [...]

ESL Pod2016-12-12T03:22:05+00:00