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Mark Crocker

Mark Crocker ITTT TEFL

After leaving the UK to travel in the mid-1990s, Mark has to date visited over 50 countries across six continents. After completing a TEFL course in Phuket, Thailand, he decided to make it his base and has since worked as an online TEFL trainer and a freelance writer.


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Child Development and Piaget’s Theory - a Brief Summary | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Teachers are always looking for ideas that might help them to better understand their students. In this post, one of our graduates explores the child development theories put forward by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget.

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From Student to Teacher - My Language Journey | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every TEFL student enjoys their own unique experience, both during and after their course. In this post, an ITTT graduate talks about their own journey from EFL student to EFL teacher.

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Why I Prefer Teaching ESL to Individuals Rather than Groups | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Once qualified as a TEFL teacher you will have many opportunities to teach in different environments. In this post, an ITTT graduate explains why they prefer teaching individual students rather than groups.

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Lesson Planning: What is it and Why is it Necessary? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

During a TEFL certification course you will cover many subjects including lesson planning. In this post, a graduate looks at what lesson planning actually is and why it is important.

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What My TEFL Course Taught Me About Classroom Management | ITTT | TEFL Blog

A TEFL certification course covers a wide range of subjects to help you improve your teaching style. In this post, one of our graduates looks at what the course taught them about classroom management.

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Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups | ITTT | TEFL Blog

In this post, a course graduate gives their view on the the different types of English language learners and some tips on how to teach them.

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Is Maintaining Discipline Really That Important to the Learning Process? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

One important part of any TEFL certification course is learning how to control a classroom. But is maintaining discipline really that important? One of our course graduates takes a look at this question in this post.

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The Importance of Diagnostic Tests in an ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog

There are many different tests that an ESL teacher can use to ensure their classes are as effective as possible. In this post, an ITTT graduate takes a look at the importance of using diagnostic tests.

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What is Classroom Management and How Does it Affect the ESL Classroom? | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Of the many skills needed to teach a successful lesson, effective classroom management is probably one of the most important. In this post, an ITTT graduate takes a look at a range of factors concerning this key part of language teaching.

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The Benefits of Foreign Language Experience When Traveling the World | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Anyone who has visited another country is likely to have experienced some level of foreign language interaction. In this post, one of our course graduates discusses their own experience of foreign languages while teaching and traveling.

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The Impact of Local Culture on Education in Laos | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

Every country has its own unique cultural issues that English teachers need to consider in the classroom. Here, one of our graduates takes a look at the impact of local culture on EFL classrooms in Laos.

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Setting Up an English Course in Vietnam - a Graduate’s Story | ITTT | TEFL Blog

Mark Crocker

Alumni Experiences

By completing a TEFL certification course you will have a wide choice of options ahead of you. In this post, an ITTT graduate talks about their own unique experience of setting up an English course in Vietnam.

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