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Do you want to be

the BEST kind of TEACHER

that YOU CAN BE ?


SELF-CONFIDENCE
is HALF the BATTLE !
The OTHER HALF is

joining in this

TKT
STUDY GROUP  !!!
T K T
stands for

TEACHING KNOWLEDGE
TEST
It was developed in 2005 by Cambridge ESOL:
English for Speakers of Other Languages
You need:

*an INTERMEDIATE level of language

+
* WILL ..... “ Where there´s a will there´s a way . ”

+
* SKILL .... “ Practice makes perfect . ”
“ Learning which is self-initiated and
which involves feelings as well as
cognition is most likely to be lasting
and pervasive.”
   

Carl Rogers
“ We cannot teach another person directly;
We can only facilitate his-her learning.”
Carl Rogers

As TKT Facilitators
we aim at promoting …

* …significance and relevance;


* …sense of competence and confidence;
* …autonomy and self-management;
* …awaremess of studying strategies;
* …sense of belonging to a community of teachers : SHARING and CARING;
* …purpose beyond the exam: becoming a “Refective Practitioner”
T K T
consists of 3 modules :
• Module One :
* describing language and language skills
* learners needs and characteristics
* techniques, activities and assessment
• Module Two :
* lesson planning
* selection and use of resourses and materials

• Module Three:
*Teachers´ and learners´ language
* classroom management
Module
I
Module
I

GRAMMAR
Module
I

LEXIS
Module
I
*PHONOLOGY

*The LEARNERS´
Needs and Characteristics
Module
I

*MOTIVATION
Module
I
*Exposure and focus on form

*ASSESSMENT

*THE ROLE OF ERROR


*Practice activities and
GRAMMAR
tasks

*functions Module LEXIS

I PHONOLOGY

*writing *reading THE LEARNER

*listening *speaking
THE ROLE OF ERROR

ASSESSMENT
MOTIVATION
MODULE 2
Lesson planning

MODULE 2
Sequencing lessons
Identifying
Choosing and selecting
assessment AIMS
activities
Reference
resources

MODULE 2
Selecting coursebook
materials

Selecting & Supplementary


using aids materials &
activities
Managing the teaching &
learning process

MODULE 3
Classroom language

Categorizing
Correcting &
learners’ mistakes
giving feedback
teachers’
roles
Remember:

you will NOT lose any sleep over it

because …

THE EXAMINATION DATES ARE IN

YOUR HANDS !
Teacher Portfolio

The Teacher Portfolio is a free service, and


helps teachers record and reflect on their
work and can be used when they are
thinking, writing and talking about their
teaching – past, present and future.

www.TeacherPortfolio.CambridgeESOL.org
Special training in BLOGS and WIKIS
MOTIVATION needs to be both
CREATED and CONTINUED”
TKT COURSEBOOK P.38
Back to being students again !
Metacognitive strategies in the
spotlight !

Arranging and Evaluating


Centering
planning your your
your learning
learning learning
DO count on:
* personalized coaching
* on-line support
* Friday access to the computer lab

and FORMAL PRE-TESTS FOR FREE !


On-line TKT support with FREE CALLING !

Once you’ve downloaded Skype, and so have your


colleagues, you can get started on the really cool stuff –
such as making completely free and great quality calls
from your computer.
That’s the great thing about Skype: you can use your
internet connection and turn your computer into an
internet phone and make free Skype-to-Skype calls.

You will need to have a headset (or use your computer’s


built-in microphone and speakers) to talk to each other.
Free Skype-to-Skype calls to anywhere in the world.
And at any time, day or night, morning or weekends.

Check your Skype timetable for each Forum.


“ Who dares to TEACH must never cease to LEARN.”

John Cotton Dana


www.tktteamwork.pbwiki.com