Post CELTA/TESL Grad? Now What?

Last weekend, I took part in a 2 day online global professional development event that featured 40 teachers answering a pre-determined question.  This epic event was organized by Rob Howard and Dr. Nellie Deutsch from EFL Talks  http://www.efltalks.com  

Each teacher had 10 minutes and a maximum of 10 slides to present his/her topic to ESL/EFL teachers who were logged in from around the world.    

Here is a summary of my 10 minute talk - What training do you recommend for Post CELTA grads?

There are many options such as DELTA, TESL Diploma, M. A. TESOL, or PhD. however I have provided a step by step approach. 

Step 1 - Identify what you really LOVE about teaching English

  • Linguistics?
  • SLA?
  • Adult learning?
  • Curriculum Development?

 (For me personally, I always loved writing lesson plans e.g. reading, researching, and going online to find the right clip art.  This is not surprising given the amount of freelance work I do now as a...

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