You don’t have to be a clown

  A while back, I watched a video on YouTube of a guy giving a kindergarten English demo class in China. The kids were loving his slapstick style of humor. Several of the commenters on his video though were saying they could never teach kids, because...

Little things, big differences

  In my first job after university, I worked for one of my country’s leading investment banks. Year after year, they were making 20%+ return on equity (about 3 times the amount as their competitors), and profits were increasing each and every year. From...

Lynda.com (Linked-in Learning) review

  At the moment I’m working to upgrade many of my software skills. There include PowerPoint, vector graphics, web-based software like WordPress, and more. My choice of learning strategy is an old friend, Lynda.com. Perhaps the best way of describing...

Love, Fear and Shame in Education

    Several months after I started teaching, and based upon some of the things I was observing and (primarily ‘behavioural’) challenges I was experiencing in the classroom, I started to dig deeper into EFL teaching methodologies. That is, I...