English Advantage was down for a bit while I rehauled the theme, added a bunch of new plugins, and tweaked and hacked a bunch of stuff. I also worked on the way lesson plans custom posts are handled on this site. I do have one more thing to work on, but that can be put … Continue Reading ››
I've added a couple of new pages to the blog including links for places to look for writing jobs or professional development opportunities. I've included databases of jobs, sites that have job listings and professional organizations as well.My favorite, page though is the tools … Continue Reading ››
This looks interesting--an online class on ELT Reading Materials Design by Marcos Benevides. It seems to focus on adapting a work and creating a graded reader, but the website also says it covers creating original materials as well.It's a four week course from September 7th to the 28th for $49 or $75 if you … Continue Reading ››
Materials Writing does have a creative side, believe it or not. You do have to come up with stories and topics and fake names and website addresses. I've been slowly accumulating places where I like to go to find fake names or topics or sample dialogues to follow.