November 30, 2021

S2 09.0 Working with Culture in Foreign Language Classrooms with Luciana Lousadan *Video Episode*

Originally from Brazil, Luciana is currently working in Germany teaching English and Portuguese. Working with multi-cultural classrooms, sparked her interest in including cultural elements in her teaching. She goes below the ...

November 30, 2021

S2 09.0 Working with Culture in Foreign Language Classrooms with Luciana Lousada

Working with multi-cultural classrooms, Luciana Lousada goes below the surface of the ‘cultural iceberg’ to discuss worldviews and values as part of language teaching. She includes language teaching tips, such as telling our personal stories and imagery to share our cultures. She encourages teachers to learn from the cultures and integrate the languages of their students.

Culturally Responsive Teaching

November 23, 2021

S2 08.0 Culturally Responsive Teaching with Joanne Munisteri **Audio Only**

With extensive international teaching experience, Joanne Munisteri shares with us her expertise in culturally responsive teaching. She highlights the importance of human interaction and participating in students’ lives outsid...

November 23, 2021

S2 08.0 Culturally Responsive Teaching with Joanne Munisteri

Are you an international educator or working with a diverse student population? This episode in our Culturally Responsive Teaching series shares strategies for connecting with your learners and creating a safe and supportive environment for them to learn.

Try This In Your Classroom Culturally Responsive Teaching

November 15, 2021

S2 07.0 Student-Centered Teaching in Teacher-Centered Cultures with Kirsten Dyck

Need teaching tips to get your students to participate in the discussion? This episode is all about how to use student-centered techniques and be culturally responsive. Dr. Kirsten Dyck shares how to integrate active and cooperative learning strategies with students of all ages and all different content areas.

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November 09, 2021

S2 06.0 Using Mindfulness in the Classroom with Ramin Yazdanpanah **Guided Meditation Included**

Guest host Amy Alice Chastain is joined by her good friend and colleague Ramin Yazdanpanah for this experiential episode about using mindfulness techniques to create more culturally responsive classrooms.

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November 02, 2021

S2 05.0 Rethinking Imagery and Vocabulary with Jennifer Gonzales

Too often, the vocabulary and imagery selected for English Language Learning classes are disconnected from the learners' experiences. Instead of choosing and showing imagery of items from learners' homes, communities, and ...

Culturally Responsive Teaching Vocabulary

October 26, 2021

S2 4.0 Service Learning with Dr. Aileen Hale

Educators Worldwide board member Dr. Aileen Hale, shares her expertise in Service-Learning (SL), a contemporary application of Experiential Education. She shares the "what, why, and how" of integrating SL into your classroom...

Experiential Learning Service Learning

October 19, 2021

S2 3.0 Conversational Writing with Nicholas Gordon

An Outreach Coordinator at Georgetown University, and a prior EL Fellow in Ukraine, author Nicholas Gordan has developed Conversational Writing as an experiential education technique, to engage students in writing in and outs...

Try This In Your Classroom Experiential Learning Writing

October 12, 2021

S2 2.0 Alternative Assessment for the Writing Classroom with Beth Trudell

A board member with Educators Worldwide and a prior English Language Fellow in Pakistan and Afghanistan, Beth Trudell shares experiential techniques for assessments. Listen for her tips on alternative assessments, where stude...

Try This In Your Classroom Experiential Learning Assessment Writing Collaboration

October 06, 2021

S2 1.0 Presenting Live with Dr. Peter Edwards

Currently working as an English language lecturer at a university in Saudi Arabia, Dr. Peter Edwards shares an experiential learning technique of "presenting live". He describes the process of teaching ELLs to gain confidence...

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October 06, 2021

52.0 Storytelling to Engage Young Learners with Amna Habiba

Amna Habiba is an inspiring young teacher and leader who founded Global Creative Hub when she was 14 years old. This social development initiative is working towards making every Pakistani girl youth digitally literate. The ...

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September 28, 2021

51.0 Digital Storytelling with Zeboniso Murodova Sabzalievna

As a 2021 Virtual TESOL Convention presenter, Zeboniso Murodova Sabzalievna, shared "Tajik Voices" with digital stories from Tajikistan. In this episode, she shares her personal and professional experiences creating her own d...

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September 21, 2021

50.0 The Art of Oral Storytelling with Brooke Grable

A former English Language Fellow in Kosovo and ESL elementary school teacher for 15 years, Brooke shares her expertise in Oral Storytelling, based on her use of []( Listen and learn t...

Try This In Your Classroom Storytelling Speaking

September 14, 2021

49.0 Exploring Voice Through Storytelling

Hansley Cazeau, an English Language Fellow to Montenegro, shares Storytelling Tips for EL teachers, emphasizing the importance of cadence of speech, inflection of voice, as well as clear pronunciation and intonation. He share...

Try This In Your Classroom Storytelling Speaking Pronunciation

September 07, 2021

48.0 Interactive Storytelling with Eva Grayzel

Master storyteller Eva Grayzel joins the TTELT podcast to share her enthusiasm for engaging language learners through interactive storytelling. Eva has been sharing stories with international audiences for over 30 years. In t...

Try This In Your Classroom Storytelling

August 31, 2021

47.0 Everyone Has a Story to Tell with Rose To

Everyone has a story to tell — you & your students. In teaching English, stories may be told through speaking & writing; stories received by listening & reading. In the classroom, Rose shares how to combine story-telling usin...

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August 24, 2021

46.0 Podcasts for English Language Learning and Teaching with Dr. Aileen Hale and Jennifer Gonzales

Podcasting is a very popular teaching technique across disciplines and ages. Discover how to integrate podcasts into classroom instruction both online and face-to-face (on/offline). Dr. Aileen Hale and Jennifer Gonzales discu...

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August 17, 2021

45.0 Pronunciation with Mark Hancock

A leader in the field of pronunciation, Mark Hancock engages us in pronunciation tips through games, puzzles, poems, and chants. Learn pair work activities to engage students in distinguishing words like tap and tab or plane ...

Try This In Your Classroom Pronunciation

August 10, 2021

44.0 Big Talk: Facilitating Meaningful Discussions with Jennifer Gonzales

Jen Gonzales, a TTELT Board member and an EL Fellow shares insights on how to engage your students in meaningful and authentic conversations - "Big Talk". In contrast to "small talk", Big Talk develops deeper discussion skill...

Try This In Your Classroom Speaking

August 02, 2021

43.0 Teaching Online with YouTube with Marion Araz (KindaCosy)

Marion provides great teaching tips for creating your own online teaching business integrating YouTube. She explains the pros/cons of creating your own YouTube Channel; benefits & challenges of editing; and how to attract cli...

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July 27, 2021

42.0 Starting an Online Teaching Business with Alexandra Ngjeliu

Want to start your own online teaching business? 💎 Learn more at --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.f...

July 22, 2021

41.0 Publishing Teaching Materials with Mark Hancock

Have you developed teaching materials that you'd like to share with other educators? Mark Hancock speaks about his journey into publishing and how you can get started for yourself 💎 is a program of the Rhoades Ed...

July 12, 2021

40.0 The Independent Teacher: Strategies for Teaching in Low Resource Environments

Jennifer Gonzales, Chair of the Board of Directors at the Rhoades Education Foundation Top Tips to being independent and use anything as a teaching resource Find ‘everyday’ objects as teaching tools Scaffold with these object...