"Providing professional development, coaching, workshops and materials for English language acquisition and TPRS in US and international schools."

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About Beth

Beth is passionate about language learning and especially about enhancing the achievement of English Language Learners.


Beth has created various materials including books and DVDs for teachers and learners.


Beth will dialog with you to create a workshop, coaching or consulting program that best meets the needs of your teachers.

Recent Blog Posts

Cooking up a tasty lesson

Following recipes is like following lesson plans: it works best if you know what the end product should be, but are prepared to modify and adjust along the way.

My first foray into gaming

I’m not a gamer. I’ve seen kids and peers play Nintendo, X-box, and Candy Crush, but...

Coach guides the teacher to next steps in teaching reading

In this edited coaching session, the coach guides the teacher to next steps in teaching...

A Coaching Lab

In this edited pre-conference session of a coaching lab, the coach and teacher determine...

First Year Teacher on Instructional Coaching

A first year teacher reflects on the effects of instructional...

TPRS with Adults

In this short segment of an adult ESL class, Beth demonstrates the Total Physical...

Active Learning Strategies

In this highly edited video of a 5th grade social studies class, the teacher...

Hands-On Learning

In this video clip, a second grade math teacher adapts several strategies from my...

TPRS as a Sheltering Strategy for ESL

The following clip comes from the beginning of my DVD “Putting it Together: TPRS as a...

Total Physical Response Storytelling method

In this video clip filmed in Holland, Beth demonstrates the Total Physical Response Storytelling method in German with a content lesson (the water cycle). Notice the use of gestures, props, questions and acting out to make the content comprehensible to a group of beginning German speakers.