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Fish Race

    Click for information on ‘New Finding Out’       Fish Race            How to play   Basic game   1. Each of the children draws a fish on a piece of paper and cuts it out. They put the fish on the floor and flap it with a magazine […]

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  Click for information on ‘New Finding Out’       Hidden Cards            How to play   Basic game   1. Either you or the children hide vocabulary cards or objects around the room or outside. Put the cards in, on, under, behind, on top of . . . something. Choose locations […]

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As teachers, we play a central role in conditioning (or not) our students to be members of society. Even under normal circumstances, I think it is crucial to use this position to build up our students’ ability to question what is normal, and see through the illusions created by our cultural conditioning. The rise of right […]

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  ETJ now has over 10,000 members. How did it start in the first place?   Back in the 1980s When I was building up my language schools back in the 1980s, I taught six days a week. On Sundays, I played football, had a school social event, crashed out or met friends – often […]

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​   Introduction Looking back, I seem to have spent my adult working life infiltrating worlds and institutions that I have fundamental issues with in order to try and change them or, at least, provide an alternative.   In this monthly blog, I intend to write about lessons learned and insights gained from building up […]

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