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TTELT: Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers

TTELT: Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers

By Gena Rhoades
TTELT is a podcast for English language teachers who never seem to find the time for the professional development we want and need. Episodes include tips that we can implement in our classes this week, discussiions of journal articles and blogs in our field, and interviews with prominent, and not so prominent, teachers who have teaching tips they'd like to share.
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4.0 MOOC Camp Tips with Bryant Atencia
This week's episode is on MOOC Camps.  Bryant Atencia talks to us about his involvement with MOOC Camps in  the Philippines and provides us with great tips on how to create our own camps, no matter where we are in the world.   To learn more about the programs he is involved in or to contact Bryant for more information:  Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Laguna Camp 2 - https://www.facebook.com/educoom American Language and Culture Course (PPLC) - https://www.facebook.com/PPLCFEZ Bryant's podcast "INSPIRING E-DUCATORS - https://anchor.fm/inspiringeducators Bryant's  interview with Voice of America (VOA) - https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/teaching-social-emotional-skills-critical-in-pandemic/5571420.html Bryant's interview with a fellow MOOC Facilitator about MOOCing - https://ezinearticles.com/?MOOC:-Get-Hooked-With-MOOC-and-See-Big-Difference-With-Your-Learning-Journey&id=10149735 Clips of MOOCers during the CONTENT-BASED meet-ups: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nuGqOkfv9Rs & https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Noc6p6XtVME  If you wish to contact Bryant to be part of his PODCAST, message him through his Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/big.daddy.dose or email him at atencia88@gmail.com   To find the RELO nearest to you: https://americanenglish.state.gov/support-near-you-regional-english-language-officer-relo  To find out more about TTELT go to https://www.ttelt.org/ Sign up for TTELT workshops at: https://forms.gle/jvHzvXyDD7hymHMR8  Please go to https://www.patreon.com/ttelt to get more Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers and sponsor a teacher!   Join our Facebook group: TTELT  Twitter: ttelt1  Instagram: t.telt  ttletinfo@gmail.com
26:30
October 22, 2020
3.0 Pronunciation Tips with Nicole Kaup
This week we get to learn pronunciation tips from Nicole Kaup, who is an accent coach based in Seattle, Washington.  Nicole and I met when I was the English Language Fellow Coordinator of Southern China and she was the ELF in Liyangyungang  In this episode, Nicole talks about the importance of supra-segmentals and provides us with great websites to help with our students’ pronunciation.   She has also volunteered to lead a workshop just for TTELT members on November 20, 2020 at 11pm GMT.   To become a member, sign up for TTELT Pilot Workshops: https://forms.gle/wdvySwSMnGmh2FfXA    Here are the apps for improving pronunciation she mentioned in the episode:  Blue Canoe (has a free version you can use indefinitely):   https://bluecanoe.onelink.me/Tb6l/d6a57ac7    Elsaspeak (free 7 day trial.  Use code “Nicole” at this link for a 20% discount on paid version):  https://elsaspeak.com/en-us/inf    To find out about Nicole’s upcoming free live webinars on pronunciation:  https://englishcoachnicole.com     She also has free video lessons you can use in your classroom on her    Youtube channel:    https://www.youtube.com/c/EnglishwithAccentCoachNicole     Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/EnglishCoachNicole/   LinkedIn:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolekaup     Online courses:  She has also created a special discount on her online Rhythm & Melody courses only available until Nov. 8, 2020.   Make sure to sign up for both parts:    https://nicole.sale/Udemy1   https://nicole.sale/Udemy2     Website:  https://englishcoachnicole.com  Youtube channel:   https://www.youtube.com/c/EnglishwithAccentCoachNicole  Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/EnglishCoachNicole/ LinkedIn:    https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolekaup  Twitter:  https://twitter.com/nicolekaup  Pinterest:   https://www.pinterest.com/nwsoar/ To find out more about TTELT, go to: https://www.ttelt.org/ Please go to https://www.patreon.com/ttelt to get more Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers and sponsor a teacher! Join our Facebook group: TTELT Twitter: ttelt1 Instagram: t.telt Music by DoKashiteru_-_Through_the_Tunnel_2
34:46
October 15, 2020
2.0 Getting Started Tips: Study Buddies
This episode is about how I organize the first day of class with the main objective of students getting to know each other and comfortably choosing a Study Buddy that they will work with throughout the course We talk about • https://www.goosechase.com/ • Two Truths and a Lie • Four Corners • Study Buddy • 1 person in class that you know (or lives by you) • You will work with this person throughout the course • This person is responsible for telling you homework assignments if you are sick • The two of you can study together • Work on class projects together • Go to activities together To learn more about TTELT please go to • https://www.ttelt.org/ •  GoFundMe • https://www.gofundme.com/ttelt-teaching-tips-for-english-language-teachers
28:43
October 8, 2020
1.0 Tech Tips: Quick and Easy Kahoots
This is the first official episode and focuses on how to use Kahoot.com in your classroom.  We talk about different ways to play, edit, and create Kahoots with your students.   Don't forget to try a Kahoot yourself: Kahoot Challenge: https://kahoot.it/challenge/09614733?challenge-id=d2d062cd-7156-475b-90c4-092621a9477e_1601349758141 This podcast is an overview of how to use Kahoots with your students. Because you can’t see the Kahoot in this podcast, I recommend that you watch TTELT YouTube video for more detailed Teaching Tips on how to use Kahoots in your classroom: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXSmya5U613Xv5Hafb4EbAw Or enroll in the TTELT workshop for more hands-on training: https://forms.gle/EpgaNrv4Uj8iauKh6 Go to Kahoot.com to get your free account and enjoy playing Kahoots with your students. I am Dr. Gena Rhoades. I've taught English in the US, Japan, France, Morocco, Laos, China, and now Australia. I created TTELT because we need ongoing professional development so that we can continue to grow as professionals, and I hope that these podcasts will help. If you have a teaching tip you'd like to share, a journal article or a blog you'd like us to read and discuss, or if you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed on the show, leave us a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/ttelt/message or send us an email at tteltinfo@gmail.com. Please go to https://www.patreon.com/ttelt to get more Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers and sponsor a teacher! Join our Facebook group: TTELT Twitter: ttelt1 Instagram: t.telt Music by DoKashiteru_-_Through_the_Tunnel_2
13:25
October 1, 2020
0.75 What is Student Engagement?
This is the last of our pre-launch bonus episodes.  We are very excited about the official launch next Thursday at 11am GMT! In this episode, I talk about the importance of student engagement and my motivation to learn more after hearing Dornyei speak at the TESOL Convention in 2018.  I also encourage you to check out his new book "Engaging students in contemporary classrooms" which was released this year. This episode also includes a few Teaching Tip Teasers to get you ready for Episode 1. Remember, if you have a teaching tip you'd like to share, a journal article or a blog you'd like us to read and discuss, or if you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed on the show, leave us a voicemail at: https://anchor.fm/ttelt/message or send us an email at tteltinfo@gmail.com. Please go to https://www.ttelt.org/  to get more Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers and to https://www.patreon.com/ttelt to sponsor a teacher! Join our Facebook group: TTELT Twitter: ttelt1 Instagram: t.telt Music by DoKashiteru_-_Through_the_Tunnel_2
09:21
September 24, 2020
0.5 Why we need TTELT
This episode is about why English Language Teachers need TTELT and why ongoing teacher training is so important to maintaining quality teaching around the world.   Through TTELT teachers can benefit from having a network of teachers to work with as they try implementing the ideas they get from the podcast, YouTube channel, and workshops.  However, all of these things need funding in order to be sustainable.   This is why we urge you to go to https://www.patreon.com/ttelt  if you are able to support English language teachers on their journeys to becoming more engaging teachers.   Find us at https://www.ttelt.org/  Voicemail: https://anchor.fm/ttelt/message  Facebook group: TTELT  Twitter: ttelt1  Instagram: t.telt Music by DoKashiteru_-_Through_the_Tunnel_2
09:27
September 17, 2020
0.0 Welcome to TTELT: Teaching Tips for English Language Teachers
TTELT is a podcast for English language teachers who never seem to find the time for the professional development we want and need.  Many episodes will be quick tips that we can implement in our classes this week, discussions of journal articles and blogs in our field, and interviews with prominent, and not so prominent, teachers who have tips they'd like to share. I am Dr. Gena Rhoades. I've taught English in the US, Japan, France, Morocco, Laos, China, and now Australia.  I created TTELT because we need ongoing professional development so that we can continue to grow as professionals, and I hope that these podcasts will help. If you have a teaching tip you'd like to share, a journal article or a blog you'd like us to read, or if you'd like to recommend someone to be interviewed on the show, leave us a voicemail at https://anchor.fm/ttelt/message  or send us an email at tteltinfo@gmail.com. Please go to https://www.ttelt.org/ for more information and https://www.patreon.com/ttelt to support our English Language Teachers! Join our Facebook group: TTELT Twitter: ttelt1 Instagram: t.telt Music by DoKashiteru_-_Through_the_Tunnel_2
05:32
September 10, 2020