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Chris Edgoose @CEdgoose Based in Cambridge, UK

I'm an EFL Teacher at Bell International and just completed an MA student in Poetry at Manchester Metropolitan University

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Joined Twitter 9/3/12

Durante la segunda semana en @Bell_English tuvimos la oportunidad de aprender la mediación de conceptos y comunicac…
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University of Oxford: Make the Oxford Professor of Poetry open to all ages again - Sign the Petition! via @UKChange
Woo hoo! Teaching English Online won an ELTon. So pleased. It’s been an amazing course to write and tutor on 😄
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My first article for Headteacher News is out!
Retweeted by Chris Edgoose.@laIoli best practice article in @HeadteacherNews on #CPD in the #EAL classroom
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseAs schools become linguistically & culturally diverse, it makes sense to ensure that teaching staff are adequately…
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Most educational innovations, contrary to what they claim, do not allow for self-development and “perpetuate the ‘I…
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@CeddesFolk Thanks Sandy.
@kenbateup_ken @Chimphands @Bell_English Get back on Facebook you! @eltplanning @Bell_English @iTDipro @petesharma I imagine Pete will have an interesting view on it! @eltplanning @Bell_English the answer to all problems, and sometimes inappropriate tech leads to teachers being unf… @eltplanning @Bell_English He was just offering a critique of the industry focus on tech really. I think the main s… @eltplanning @Bell_English Yes the idea was that both natives and immigrants in the digital context are poor metaph… @Chimphands @Bell_English Could be scope for trying some of this bottom-up listening with the Bavarian group... @Chimphands @Bell_English So when the teacher (or students) stand in one place they produce greenhouse-like utteran… @Chimphands @Bell_English Do you mean his botanical walk through greenhouse, garden and jungle?Final tip: earworms that students can't get out of their head. I like this idea and always forget to use them in cl…
Retweeted by Chris Edgoose#Iatefl2019 Cauldwell shows us how to wade through treacle and use a monotone. The rules of connected speech are li…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseThe rules of connected speech are useful for the garden but not adequate for the jungle. #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English#IATEFL2019 @Bell_English @Bell_English greenhouse, garden and jungle areas in the physical classroom, says Richard Cauldwell. #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English @Bell_English @Bell_English @Bell_English Cauldwell: you can teach listening at any point in a lesson through focus on the “sound substance” (a paral… Clandfield in good form #IATEFL2019
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseInteresting authentic listening website #IATEFL2019 @bellenglish an “interruption checklist” for nervous learners to record and build their ability to ‘interrupt’ and therefore… teacher is “a guide on the side, not a sage on the stage” says Johnny Day. But the process is gradual and you may… @Bell_English “ifs” around EdTech in ELT. Are myths around EdTech hurting us? Increasing blame on the teacher for not adapti… language of EdTech is very amenable to ELT and so very attractive to us. #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English hasn’t changed/is obsolete is a problematic claim which is often linked to a desire to upgrade school tec… this Disruption never seems to happen. #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English Innovation #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English @Bell_English natives and immigrants stereotypes learners and teachers says Lindsay Clandfield. #IATEFL2019 @Bell_EnglishFervent language applied to EdTech rather than other areas of teaching? #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English we neglect the third element listed here? #iatef2019 @Bell_English Clanfield final day plenary #IATEFL2019 @Bell_English"The organisation can be the most powerful catalyst for change or the worst barrier to success" - Silvana Richardso…
Retweeted by Chris Edgoose @Chimphands @prebolledoc “Be a do-ru, not a guru”! Good mantra. 😊
@laIoli currently speaking at #iatefl2019 on #CPD evaluation for deeper learning and impact creates better…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseMethods of assessment (O’Sullivan). “We are never not assessing” @Lindsay_Warwick Absolutely, Lindsay. This needs to be part of our ongoing research.Join me at 14:20 in Room 3a. I'll be looking at evaluating CPD for impact #iatefl2019
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseGreat IATEFL session by @CEdgoose and @SarkaKreuzova describing a CPD programme in developing decoding skills in li…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseThanks for sharing this, Bruno! #IATEFL2019 #bellenglish about @CEdgoose and my talk about our CPD project! #IATEFL2019 #bellenglish
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Use visualisation as a tangible anchor for goals. Aid to motivation. “Motivation is the precursor to autonomy”. = i… autonomy through life coaching strategy. Increase motivation through emphasising how learning English can… must confront the coursebooks limitations (through TBL) says Geoff Jordan #iatefl2019 shouldn’t do past perfect because it’s Wednesday and it’s in the book. Do it when the learner needs it for a ta… for return to Task Based Learning. #iatefl19 are not in tune with what we know about the way learners learn. #IATEFL2019#IATEFL2019 is part of history, course books have buried it...#iatef2019 #bellenglish learning requires procedural knowledge. #IATEFL2019 #bellenglish What do these have in common? DVD, clock radio, tape recorder, daily paper, mail order, co…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseBuild in break weeks and vary the amounts of engagement during an online course, says Matthew Ellman #iatefl2019
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseExtend reflection beyond the end of the online course (12 weeks later, for example) recommends Matthew Ellman #iatefl2019
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseGeoff Jordon: We need to talk about coursebooks #iatef2019 #bellenglishNew ideas/techniques teachers learnt in Tom's classroom. #reallifeexamples #WednesdayWisdom #iatefl2019
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseExcellent talk by @seburnt with great examples. #IATEFL19
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseKirsten Holt talks about the Ebbinhaus forgetting curve #iatef2019
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My daughter (12) doesn't wear her hair up because of her scar. She thinks it's ugly and afraid of what people will…
Retweeted by Chris Edgoose#EUKconference Thanks to all @englishuk for another great academic conference, and thanks to all the speakers for s…
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#EUKconference @susie_dent closing the conference with a fantastic journey through the bizarre world of word origin…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseOur opening speaker, Vic Richardson, addresses the elephant in the room of continuous enrolment and the #ELT indust…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseKeeping a diary of 3 positives which happened each day was most useful tip in @jameshilton300’s recovery - reset wa…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseOur words have secret lives, says Suzie Dent. #eukconference
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseHow can #ELT teachers give effective feedback? Vic Richardson says: - The more specific, the better - Give feedb…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseBy “seeking and blundering” we learn, says Vic Richardson. To #EUKconference. “I’ve been blundering for 40 years -…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseVirginia Woolf? Snob! Richard Wright? Sexist! Dostoyevsky? Anti-Semite! Judging yesterday’s writers by today’s sens…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseBrilliant differentiation options on the board that build on giving students choice - Anna Young and Clare Henders…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseKeep pronunciation metalanguage on the wall, suggests Chris Edgoose. #eukconference #expertteachers @bellteachers
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseSet pronunciation-based learning intentions and share them with your learners, recommends Chris Edgoose…
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseTeaching pronunciation IS important and effective in #ELT teaching. @CEdgoose from @Bell_English says teachers and…
Retweeted by Chris Edgoose @CEdgoose talking about the lack of pron work in coursebooks. Maybe I should write that pron book I've been mulling over ... #EUKconference
Retweeted by Chris EdgooseSome thought-provoking tips and ideas on differentiation from Anna and Clare from @Bell_English at @englishuk busily getting involved in differentiated activities with Anna and Clare from @Bell_English at @englishuk versions of an open cloze task. for stretching higher level learners. and Clare outline some quick ways to grade tasks to help support lower level learners. Henderson and Anna Young get going with Low Prep differentiation... have an exciting second day at our Academic Conference with talks from @textploitefl, @ChrisPatrickF,…
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Francis: A Life in Songs by Ann Wroe review – the saint’s life in poetry
Do please listen to Raymond Antrobus talking to Emily Berry: on poetry as “working through” among other things.