Have you lost the passion for your job, for your profession?
Do you feel overworked and underpaid?
Does the thought of going to work bring you down?
Are you overwhelmed with how much prep you need to do?
Do you want to bring the joy in your ESL teaching?
With a 38-year career as a Canadian teacher and consulting educator, coupled with my experience as an ESL student learning Chinese in China for 15 years, I have first-hand knowledge of the skills required to make progress in a foreign language.
✅ 𝑾𝒉𝒐 𝑫𝒐 𝑰 𝑾𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝑾𝒊𝒕𝒉? • Good ESL teachers who want to be the best ESL teachers. • ESL teachers who want to improve your students’ communication skills through e-courses, workshops, and seminars. • Schools and universities who want professional development workshops for your ESL teachers.
My ESL teachers come from all over the world…55 countries including Turkey, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Korea, Japan and China to name just a few.
✅ 𝑾𝒉𝒚 𝑫𝒐 𝑰 𝑫𝒐 𝑾𝒉𝒂𝒕 𝑰 𝑫𝒐? • It’s fun to help ESL teachers to get new ideas. • I love helping ESL teachers. • It’s exciting to see ESL teachers having success with their students. • It’s rewarding to be able to give back to my profession in so many concrete ways.
✅ 𝑾𝒉𝒚 𝑷𝒊𝒄𝒌 𝑴𝒆? • I know is that the people who work with me enjoy it, smile a lot, have all kinds of lightbulb moments, and seem very inspired and motivated. • And they like the fact that I know stuff and that I’m good at helping them. • I know ESL Teaching stuff, Psychology stuff, Classroom Management stuff, Technology stuff, School Management stuff, Entrepreneur stuff, and English Coaching stuff.
✅ 𝑶𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝑻𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒔 𝑰 𝑫𝒐? • Help non-native English-speaking ESL teachers feel more confident about working in English. • Speak about all the tips and tricks I know to give ESL teachers the best ideas. • Mentor ESL teachers to talk about ESL teaching in a way that others at their organization can benefit. • Conduct a webinars, workshops and seminars to get you thinking about how to attack what seems like an overwhelming challenge. • Write a lot of posts on LinkedIn, Facebook, and Instagram - about education, thoughts and ideas, English teaching, travel, cooking, art and anything else.
✅ 𝑾𝒉𝒐 𝑨𝒎 𝑰? • I’m Canadian, born and live in Toronto, Canada. • I lived and worked in China for 15 years as an International School Principal and ESL teacher consultant and professional development workshop presenter, just before the pandemic. • I have a successful grown-up kid, a successful son-in-law, and two successful grandkids. And friends from all over the world that I communicate with regularly. • I really love what teaching, cooking, painting and sketching, technology, writing. • I’m an open book, so what you see is what you get. • I really love what I do.