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Young Learners and Online Project-Based Learning: Building an Eco-House

It is a pleasure to feature this guest post from Milica Vukadin (Alice) from aliceinmethodologyland.com. I’ve always enjoyed reading her articles or hearing her ideas on motivating young learners to get involved in environmental matters, and I love the way they are so practical and always get students out and about! Project-based learning sounds scary and like there is a […]

No Environmental Justice without Social Justice

There really can be no environmental justice without social justice. How often has the dialogue around climate been couched in the language of hero and villain? Could part of the issue be that we often separate the environment from people? I don’t think anything has brought the intersectionality between environmental justice and social justice home more than when a colleague […]

Conversations about Environmental Justice

In this article, Sylvia makes a strong case on why we need to have conversations about environmental justice with others such as our colleagues and students. Sylvia is an English Teacher at Lausanne University Language Centre. We met on the online course Language Teaching for the Planet and have stayed in frequent contact ever since. A lively conversation Yesterday, a […]

Environmental Issues in the EFL Classroom

Hameda Suwaed, Assistant Professor at the Department of English at the College of Arts and Education, Sabratha University, Libya, shares how she embeds environmental issues into the EFL classroom when teaching writing skills with her learners. I first met Hameda on the online course ‘Language Teaching for the Planet’ and have been so impressed by her knowledge and dedication to […]

How to ‘Green’ your Language Lessons Webinar Recording

Join Milica, Owain, and Ben to investigate ways to green your lessons from three very different but complementary angles. Milica will share how she inspires young learners with creative and innovative lesson activities and projects, including her famous ‘Greenhouse Effect in a Jam Jar’ activity. Owain will share his ‘Ninja’ approaches to embedding sustainability into courses and classes where teachers […]

How to Engage Learners with Environment Issues: A Webinar

I’m delighted to be co-presenting this webinar with Milica from Alice in Methodologyland on a topic close to both our hearts: Alice will focus on activities for young learners, and she has made a very impressive post of the activities that she will be talking about. What is particularly wonderful are the practical ideas that involve taking learning outside the […]