Emily Bryson ELT

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Self-portrait profile image of Catherine Lindsay, ESOL Lecturer at Clement James Centre

Awesome Alumni: Catherine Lindsay The more courses and webinars on Graphic Facilitation for ELT professionals that I run, the more …

Emily Bryson ELT sketchnote IATEFL 2022 John Hughes 7 steps to creativity in the classroom

I think IATEFL 2022 may have been my favourite IATEFL so far! A bold statement, I know. But: – I …

At the beginning of the year, I find it helpful to think about my goals and ambitions for the year …

I got this idea from twitter. I was browsing and noticed the hashtag #NotAGingerBreadMan. Students are given what looks like …

Emily Bryson ELT using graphs to tell a story. THe story of my drawing skills over time - peaks at high school, dips for a while, then increase after doing a graphic facilitation course.

Telling a story is a great way to get students communicating. But often when I student hears ‘tell a story’, …

Learning Graphic Facilitation skills rejuvenated my teaching mojo and has been the single best thing I’ve done for my personal …

Action Research road map planner Emily Bryson ELT Graphic Facilitation for ELT

In a previous post, I summarised what action research is. In this post, I’d like to share a visual template …

Free lesson plan. Recycling and climate change. Emily Bryson ELT. Subscribe to my mailling list to download.

COP26 has been in my city, Glasgow, and I’ve got totally swept away by green theming my lessons. My classes …

Emily Bryson ELT hand drawn pen on a whiteboard

I recently had the satisfaction of hearing my students make noises such as: ‘Aaaaah’ (I understand) ‘Ooooh’ (How cool!) ‘Haha’ …

Action research sketchnote by Emily Bryson ELT a summary of action research

This year, I am delighted to have the opportunity to become a mentor for Outstanding Learning Teaching and Assessment (OTLA) …

DIY support box. Pile of books with two chopsticks. A phone is placed on top of the chopsticks to enable video recording of a hand drawing

I’ve been running courses in graphic facilitatiion for English language teaching professionals for a while now. The courses teach simple …

Feedback Fairy. Visual Capture Sheet. Graphic Facilitation for ELT. A visual tool for capturing feedback.

Feedback is crucial for developing high quality learning experiences. As a materials writer, I value the editorial process because it …

#DrawingELT seasons

It is with great excitement that Clare Catchpole (of Express Yourself in English fame) and I launch the hashtag #drawingELT. We are …

Emily Bryson sketchnote from Innovate online conference 2021 Tyson Seburn plenary session

I’ll start this post by saying what a well organised and inspiring conference Innovate is! I’ve wanted to go for …

#ELTCanDoEco Innovate 2021 session by Katherine Bilsborough and Ceri Jones. Sketcnoted by Emily Bryson ELT

Today I’ve had the good fortune to attend some amazing sessions at Innovate Online 2021. Four hours on Zoom can …

  English language learners often want to learn English to improve their life chances. We can help them do so …

Emily Bryson ELT. Whiteboard with simple drawings. Graphic Facilitation for ELT Professionals. A zero prep activity for the first day of class.

The first days in class are a time for students to get to know each other and make connections. As …

I can’t tell you how excited I was to be back in the classroom this week. I got to teach …

Emily Bryson ELT hugging a giant redwood

I’d like to share my obsession with tall trees with you. Beware! I caught this from a friend at college …

Emily Bryson ELT - class trip to building site - ESOL for engineering

I recently delivered a webinar for National Geographic Learning on Embedding Employability and Life Skills into the ESOL Curriculum. Along …

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Emily Bryson - ELT Specialist: Author, Materials Writer, Teacher Trainer, Graphic Facilitator, ESOL Lecturer