Tag Archive: Ken Wilson

Nov 01

Rules For Writing Blog Articles

by Ken Wilson I promised Burcu that I would write something about writing a blog, and try to establish some rules of good blogging. Now I’m worried – ARE there any rules of good blogging? Or is writing about writing a bit like telling jokes about why jokes are funny? Doomed to failure. I’ll try …

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Sep 24

ISTEK FLT Conference: A Mixture of Inspiration, Excitement and Hard Work

I work at ISTEK Foundation Schools in Istanbul. I am responsible for coordinating the foreign languages departments of the schools which also involves developing training programmes for teachers. We have 168 foreign languages teachers at eight campuses. As well as having very enthusiastic teachers, I’m very happy that I work with a group of dedicated …

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Apr 07

IATEFL, Cardiff – Days 3&4

Make a Smilebox slideshow Well, the 43rd IATEFL conference is over. It was a fabulous event. I’m back in Turkey with great ideas. I want to mention a few sessions I attended which were worth seeing. Gavin Dudeney’s session called “DSL Illiterates- The Teacher as Dumb Terminal”. In his session, he tried to raise teachers’ awareness by asking these questions: After …

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