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Eco English: 5 Earth Day Activities Your ESL Classroom

Eco English: 5 Earth Day Activities Your ESL Classroom

Protecting the environment takes more than just picking up trash every now and then. While every bit helps, the best way to make an impact is with education. Let’s look at some ways to get your students speaking English while learning about environmental responsibility this Earth Day. 1.Watch and Discuss Three Rs Videos The whole […]

CREATIVE WAYS TO TEACH ENGLISH FOR OUTSTANDING RESULTS

CREATIVE WAYS TO TEACH ENGLISH FOR OUTSTANDING RESULTS

1. Immersion activities How can children access stories, poems and other texts if their minds and imaginations not fully engaged? We have found that immersing children in a range of creative activities before reading the text means that they are fully prepared, and excited, about the reading journey ahead of them. Through painting, music composition, a […]

QUICK ACTIVITIES FOR SHORT SCHOOL DAYS

QUICK ACTIVITIES FOR SHORT SCHOOL DAYS

Short school days are a student’s dream, but they are often some of the most frustrating days of the year for educators. You still want your students to learn something while they’re at school, but short class periods or days where you don’t see all your students can make that very challenging. You want to […]

How Teachers Can Help Students Navigate Anxiety

How Teachers Can Help Students Navigate Anxiety

It’s not uncommon for students to experience a bit of anxiety at the start of a new school year. But what happens when the transition period has passed; and you have a student who is still showing signs of anxiousness? At what point does the typical “back to school jitters” resemble more of general anxiety […]

How to Deal with Bullying at School

How to Deal with Bullying at School

Bullying is never a fun topic to discuss; but it’s become rampant in our schools and must be dealt with appropriately when it occurs. Unfortunately, students face bullying regularly, whether it is directed at them or someone else; and we need to make sure our educators know how they should respond to it.  Focus on […]

How Teachers Can Support Stressed-Out Students

How Teachers Can Support Stressed-Out Students

It’s no secret that students today are more stressed out than ever before. With the world at their fingertips, they are constantly being bombarded with other people’s successes, the newest trend, and unbridled access to information about anything in the world. This overload can be enough to make anyone go a little crazy, but add […]

TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

You’ve signed up to be a substitute teacher, and now you’re wondering whether it was really such a good idea? Will you be able to control the students? Will the teacher leave detailed plans? Will it be as bad as you’ve heard it can be? The kind of substituting experience you have is pretty much up to […]

TOP 7 TIPS FOR TEACHING ENGLISH TO TODDLERS

TOP 7 TIPS FOR TEACHING ENGLISH TO TODDLERS

Teaching 2 and 3-year-olds can be a lot of fun and extremely rewarding.  However, many teachers worry about teaching this age group as it requires teachers to rethink their teaching strategies and classroom management.  It is actually much easier than you may think to teach little ones, and once you “crack the code”, you’ll probably […]

10 Online Teaching Tips to Make You a Good Teacher

10 Online Teaching Tips to Make You a Good Teacher

Knowing how to be a good online English teacher comes down to understanding the best practices for online teaching, as well as the equipment needed for online teaching. 1. Invest in the right technology equipment Without the right equipment, your job will be more difficult than it needs to be! You’ll need a good computer, […]

Techniques for Self-Improvement as a Teacher

Techniques for Self-Improvement as a Teacher

People who possess the discipline and bravery necessary for self-reflection and self-improvement tend to be the best performers in pretty much any field, including the teaching profession. And, while teachers might continue to work hard at their jobs and improve their knowledge and skills through hands-on experience, it’s essential for them to regularly consider ways […]