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self-publishing for elt professionals

A note from iTDi Faculty, Dorothy Zemach about her June iTDi course, Self-Publishing for ELT Professionals…

I’m looking forward to another term of Self-Publishing for ELT Professionals! We’ve had some great books and materials come out of this course.

Because there’s a lot to cover in a month, I do ask that you

a) have a project in mind, and
b) have some of that project written already.

You don’t need to be finished; you could have one article or half a chapter already written and the rest still in your head. You just need to have at least a few pages to practice formatting with.

Some projects don’t lend themselves to self-publishing (books that have heavy art or audio requirements, for example), which is why I like to check in with people before they register for my course. If I don’t think your idea is well-suited for self-publishing, I will let you know before you sign up.

I’ll be working on a book during the course as well. My project this year is an adapted short story as a graded reader. I hope you’ll join and share your project, too!

Learn more about the course

Join Dorothy for a Facebook Live Q&A session on May 9th

Year after year, it's incredible to see the wonderful books and materials that come to fruition in Dorothy Zemach's highly acclaimed course, Self-Publishing for ELT Professionals!

This Facebook Live Q&A session will give you a unique opportunity to do 3 invaluable things:

see what past participants have published and where they started

  • see what past participants have published and where they started;

  • ask Dorothy more about the course; and

  • figure out if you (a) have a suitable project, and/or (b) could put something together to start next month!

Learn more about the Facebook Live Q&A session
Teaching in Challenging Times

Guest Editor, Aziz Soubai

How are teachers coping during these challenging times? What resources and tools they are using and how are they staying connected with their learners and colleagues? In this month’s issue, Patrice Palmer, Yitzha Sarwono-Boon, and Aziz Soubai share their stories of overcome challenges, provide useful tips, and share interesting ideas.

Teaching during challenging times: A Canadian perspective by Patrice Palmer

Dancing on my own (A story about teaching kindergarten online) by Yitzha Sarwono-Boon

Three major pandemic lessons by Aziz Soubai

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