The 10 Commandments of Motivating Language Learners

This week we are going to take a look at a very interesting paper written by Zoltán Dörnyei and Kata Csizér. It’s called “Ten Commandments for motivating Language Learners” and while we will be focusing on the contents published on page 215, do take a look at the abstract: The question…

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Hello!

Hello everyone! My name is Chelanna and I am kind of new around here. I've recently joined the ALTTO team as the Curator of ALT-Focused Wisdom - AKA blog editor, graphic designer, and digital marketer. The job title makes me feel a little bit like a wizard, maybe with an awesome…

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ALT Agorà – The first national professional development event for all ALTs

ALT Agorà is the first national professional development event for ALTs (Assistant Language Teachers) looking to improve their skills. ALT Agorà is a collective of ALTs coming from different backgrounds gathering together every month to exchange experiences, learn from each other and build a professional network. The Ancient Agorà of Athens…

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Life After ALT: 11 Skills ALTs Can Develop To Help You Land Your Next Job by David L. Hayter

by David L. Hayter Bio: David L. Hayter worked as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) in Japan from 2014-2019. Although he primarily taught junior high school, he has taught all the grades from kindergarten through ninth grade. During his time as an ALT, he worked in 11 junior high schools, 2…

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English In Japan In 2020: A Reality Check For Elementary and Junior High School ALTs by Craig Hoffman

by Craig HoffmanBio: Craig Hoffman is a novelist, writer, blogger, and Social Media guru living in Japan. He spent years as an ALT-CIR and consults with ALTs and school boards on a variety of English teaching issues. Craig can be found at @craighoffman11 on Twitter and at https://craiginjapan.wordpress.com/blog/.Assistant Language Teachers (ALTs)…

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