Category Archives: Experiences

Teaching mediation in the English language classroom

Teaching Mediation with Tim Goodier

In this series of articles, Tim Goodier talks about mediation in language teaching, learning and assessment. Today, you’ll learn what mediation is, how you can teach it and how it can benefit your learners.  You can also sign up to Tim’s webinar: An introduction to teaching mediation here. What is mediation in English teaching? Have […]

Introducing the new Pearson English Podcast

Introducing the new Pearson English Podcast

Have you listened to the Pearson English podcast yet? At the end of last year we launched our new monthly ELT series, where our panel members chat to influential experts and educational innovators from around the world. Listeners have the opportunity to learn from their experiences, discover new teaching trends and get inspired by fellow teachers. […]

Feeling overwhelmed? How to reduce anxiety using to-do lists

Reduce Anxiety

In this second article in our Career Skills series, teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author Rachael Roberts outlines how you can reduce anxiety with well-managed to-do lists.  Rachael also goes into the psychology behind to-do lists and shows exactly how you can make the most of your own lists to get back on top of […]

a podcast with Martin Bloomfield

a podcast with Martin Bloomfield

Our new Pearson English podcast is a place for English language experts from around the world to share their experiences, discuss innovations and explore trends in English language teaching and the wider educational sector.  Today, we’re excited to introduce Martin Bloomfield, our guest speaker on episode 2. As a trainer at York Associates and a […]

4 poor communication skills (and what to do about them)

Communication skills Pearson English

Rachael Roberts is a teacher, teacher trainer and ELT author. She is also a qualified life coach with a mission to help teachers, educational managers and freelancers make lasting changes in their lives and work.  In the first article of our Career Skills series, Rachael explains some common communication problems that language learners have – […]

managing expectations over the holiday period

managing expectations over the holiday period

In this series of articles by Amy Malloy, we’ve spoken a lot about practical applications of mindfulness in the classroom and how it can help your students’ concentration, focus and ability to learn. Today, Amy is going to show you how mindfulness can support you at home, during the holiday period.  Mindfulness and your routine […]

Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Amy Malloy is the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching and promoting yoga and mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this third instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness in the primary classroom, Amy examines some of the practicalities and barriers you may come across and offers top tips for practicing mindfulness successfully. If you missed […]