My own students are absolutely wonderful and I've not had a single bad, negative, weird or worrying lesson with them at all. They always do their homework, they always engage with the work and they are so dedicated.
...there is no shame in disconnecting from certain people. If they do not bring a supportive or positive 'vibe' into your online world, why are you connecting with them?
I'd also love to hear from any other teachers who work from home or teach as a freelancer and work odd hours. I'd really like to know how you spend your day and manage your classes.
I have been reading a lot of CPD books. Mostly by J. Scrivener (he's an absolute genius), but some other English language gurus too. I have connected with even more ESL teachers online to share ideas and lesson plans, and I've really enjoyed watching some demo / CELTA lessons as well.
What on earth is going on everyone? I cannot believe how quickly this year is going by. We're almost half of the way through and in some ways nothing has happened, yet everything has happened! Now believe me when I say I'm not one for those 'look at my lockdown 6-pack' or 'I've renovated my... Continue Reading →