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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
- March 14, 2016: The Positive Effects of Pretesting
- February 29, 2016: In Defense of My Defense of the 5-Paragraph Essay
- February 15, 2016: Helping Language Learners Learn How to Learn Language
- February 1, 2016: Orientation in Adult Ed
- January 18, 2016: Deferred Self-Correction
- January 4, 2016: In Defense of the 5-Paragraph Essay
- December 21, 2015: Emoji as a Second Language?
- December 7, 2015: Teaching Cohesion