English Teaching professional blog from Michelle Ocriciano
Anxiety in the language classroom
Have you noticed that people are becoming more anxious around you? Are you getting the same sense from your learners? How can you help them? This blogpost discusses how student anxiety seems to getting more common and how your learners might feel, whilst giving tips about what can be done to reduce such anxiety.
Putting on your own (online) event
A hidden aspect of continuous teacher development
2021: a year full of strength
What was 2020 to you? A teacher’s reflection
The more you do, the better you’ll be: how Retrieval Practice can improve your learners’ performance
Practice makes perfect? The case of interleaving
Memory overload from teaching and learning in our new normal
Large groups? Technology can help you!
Much of Michelle’s teaching took place in language institutes with a maximum of 15 students in class. But when she started teaching in state schools, she faced a new reality: 24 groups with 40 students each. To cope with these numbers, she had to adapt and use technology to support her teaching fast!