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Author Archives: Robert Sheppard
Name: Rob Sheppard
Bio: Over the past 10 years, Rob has explored a variety of roles and contexts in the field. These include the cram-school culture of Taiwan and Korea; IEPs in Boston focused on academic English; advanced conversation and TOEFL prep taught via Skype to students in Japan; and nonprofit, community English programs for immigrants to Greater Boston. He currently serves as sr. director of adult programs at Quincy Asian Resources, a member of the community advisory council at First Literacy, and a curriculum consultant at Boston Global Institute. He has a master’s degree in TESOL from The New School, and his areas of interest include adult ed, pronunciation and grammar instruction, curriculum development, and assessment.
Rob Sheppard's Posts
- July 4, 2016: 5 Ways to Incorporate Digital Literacy in ELT: Class, Take Out Your Cell Phones
- June 20, 2016: Are You Teaching Your ELLs These 8 Literacies?
- June 6, 2016: Volunteers in Adult Ed
- May 23, 2016: Grit, Resilience, and Conation in Adult ESOL: Part 2
- May 9, 2016: Grit, Resilience, and Conation in Adult ESOL
- April 25, 2016: Authentic Text Time in Adult Ed
- April 11, 2016: Narrowing In on Narrow Input
- March 28, 2016: 5 Tips for Enriched Vocabulary Presentation