End the year with a festive fun inquiry!

End the year with a festive fun inquiry!

Are you looking for something different to do with your primary students in the last few lessons before we break up for the holidays? You may have read my post earlier this week about inquiry-based learning and want to give it a try in a low-stakes environment. If so,...
Neurodiversity in the ELT classroom

Neurodiversity in the ELT classroom

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: the ELT classroom is designed for neurotypical students.  Controversial? Perhaps. But a lot of what we do in the classroom seems to be geared towards more extroverted, social students under the guise of communicative...

Relinquishing control and learner autonomy

I’m going to tell you a true story about a nine-year-old boy. For his anonymity, I’m going to call him Sam.  Sam was a fairly normal nine-year-old. He loved skateboarding, drawing, and playing Minecraft. He was doing well at school and he had friends. But...
Introducing the Inclusive Approaches Blog

Introducing the Inclusive Approaches Blog

Thank you for stopping by the Inclusive Approaches blog. I’m Michelle Worgan and here I’ll be sharing my thoughts, experiences and ideas about teaching and learning approaches. So why the new website and blog? A few months ago I decided I wanted to take my career in a...