#BridgingTheGapChallenge: Bridging the Gap between Researchers and Teachers

“ELT is not a matter of bridging the gap between theory and practice, but closing it.’ -wisdom from #ELTons2015 lifetime achievement winner.”

Clare's ELT Compendium

There is SO MUCH research going on into langauge teaching methods, approaches, etc. But the sad fact is, it has turned into a big jumble of research strands, hard to untangle and find the right connections!

An art installation on the Moselle river made by Trier Art Academy (Kunstakademie) 2015. An art installation on the Moselle river made by Trier Art Academy (Kunstakademie) 2015.

Let’s be honest, how many classroom teachers have access to it? And time to read and digest it all? Probably very few! SO where do teachers get their inspiration and lesson ideas? Well, online a lot of the time. And so I came up with a blog idea, which will hopefully turn in to a challenge which lots of people participate in… #BridgingTheGapChallenge

THE CHALLENGE: Teachers or researchers reading this: grab (or click on!) one ELT-related journal you have access to. Read one article that interests you, and post a quick, readable summary for other teachers to read, who are too…

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