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asking for/ giving directions -- pep2u
Lesson Plan Level Elementary Lesson length 45 mins Objective To be able to ask for, give and understand instructions Target Language Where is the.......? Can you tell me where the.........is? Is the, ...

Teaching ESL to Children Using ESL Classroom Games -- Stephen Stocker
There are times of the day when special activities such as ESL classroom games are very appropriate. Although the daily school timetable varies from country to country, it is usual for children aged ...

ESL Lessons -- englishlci.com
Meaning, a Brief Grasp for Foreign Speakers Accent is one of the vital parts to dominate if we wish to get and replicate native-like spoken English. It amounts to one of the main factors that will ...

Teachers - Five Great Games and Activities For You to Get to Know Your Students -- Honey Krumholz
Now that the new school year is fast approaching, it's important that teachers get to know their new students, students get to know their teacher and students get to know each other. During my 30 ...

Preschool Activity - Cutting Shapes and Lines -- Rachel Paxton
Cutting with scissors is a learned activity. By three years old your child should have no problem holding a pair of child-sized scissors. It takes them awhile to master this new skill, however, so be ...

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How to Encourage Kids to Read -- Christine Gayle
In over twenty years as a teacher the number one question parents asked about most was How To Encourage Kids To Read. This is a problem that most parents face at one time or another. My advice to the ...

7 Activities to Promote Reading For Preschoolers -- Christine Gayle
Have you ever noticed how much little 4 and 5 year old children like to just play? They seem to take even the most trivial of activities and turn them into something fun. So why not make a game out ...

Learning the Basics Like the Alphabet and Numbers -- Theresea Hughes
We all want our children to succeed in learning and the first mini hurdle that they have to overcome is learning the basics like the alphabet and numbers. Yet trying to get a toddler to memorize ...

The “Getting Students to Read” Problem -- ESLTiger
In some EFL/ESL teaching settings, students do not necessarily value reading. It is a constant struggle for teachers to get students to read in and out of class. When faced with such an attitudinal ...

Making Student Presentations Fun -- Ontesol
English is the global language of business, but it is also the language of Hollywood and Shakespeare! So learning English can be fun. Have you ever bored your students to tears by making them recite ...

Making Book Reviews Easy For Your ESL Class -- Jane Wangersky
Reviewing a book in a foreign language seems like an overwhelming task at first - but it's one you can lead your ESL students through by getting them to answer the right questions and respond to ...

Music in the Classroom Set-Up Helps in Comprehension Development -- Tina Sanchez
Input of Music on Children Balances Prep Schools and Helps in Reading and Comprehension Children, especially those in the introductory level, tend to get distracted easily as their attention span ...

Primary Classroom Activities - CLT Fun Learning Experiences in Action -- Larry Icabandi Nabiong
Communicative language teaching or C-L-T is one of the best ways of learning the language. What with the interactions by the pupils through varied activities, learning is both fun and meaningful. ...

How to Teach Your Child (student) to Read! -- Monica Ryan
When learning to be a preschool teacher I found the literature for teaching children how to read was overwhelming. I was able to read from 3 years of age, yet I didn't understand how to teach it ...

Teaching ESL to Children Using ESL Classroom Games -- Stephen Stocker
There are times of the day when special activities such as ESL classroom games are very appropriate. Although the daily school timetable varies from country to country, it is usual for children aged ...

Tips on Learning Numbers and Counting -- Hema Baahu
Here are a few suggestions you may consider in helping children learn to count and identify numbers: 1. Children must learn the sounds of the numbers one, two, three etc, first. Sing number rhymes ...

Tips on Alphabet Learning -- Hema Baahu
Here are a few suggestions you may consider in helping children learn to identify the letters of the alphabet: The alphabet song: This is perhaps the most basic, but is very useful. Do sing the ...

Playing the ‘Switch’ Card Game -- Silven
Before there was a card game called Uno, there was a great game called Switch which families have enjoyed for generations. The Uno game utilizes the Switch rules and has created purpose designed ...

Phonics: A teaching method -- Silven
Teaching Phonics simply means to teach of the relationship between sounds and their spellings. The aim of phonics lessons is to instruct students in common sound-spelling relationships so that they ...

Conversations For a Non-Native English Speaker - Part 2 -- Cashmere Lashkari
Some time back I had written an article on teaching first generation speakers of the English Language basic conversation skills. I had focused on areas that they will need to be comfortable speaking ...

Conversations For a Non-Native English Speaker -- Cashmere Lashkari
One of the most daunting tasks a Non-English Speaker faces abroad is making basic conversation for essential requirements. Even if they are somewhat fluent in the language specific vocabulary fails ...

How to Teach English Pronunciation Using Phonemes and Games -- Shelley Vernon
Proper pronunciation is often overlooked in the language teaching field. English textbooks and instruction manuals barely touch on the subject. Yet proper pronunciation is a major part of learning ...

Preschool Circle Time Activities -- Stephen Carr
First thing a preschool teacher needs to do, is to get a carpet or rug and make your circle on it. It needs to big enough to hold all students, but small enough to have students and teacher close ...

Typing Lessons For Kids -- Ash Tan
Typing lessons aim for three things, speed, discipline and accuracy. Kids naturally have the speed, but discipline and accuracy are not something that they like very much. For kids, typing lessons ...

How to Make a Poster in 60 Minutes - Design and Layout Tips -- Jennifer Hogan
Are you someone who has had to make a poster, but wasn't sure where to start? Maybe you needed to make it for a school assignment, for a bake sale, for the science fair, for a baby shower or even ...

Ten Ways to Make Nightly Reading Assignments Enjoyable -- Julie Rebboah
It's hard to fit reading into a busy family schedule. With the tips listed below, it can become a treasured time in your daily routine. Incorporate these ideas into your child's reading ...

17 Activities That Teach Writing Without Worksheets! -- Julie Rebboah
The recent push for early academic achievement has left many preschoolers and kindergartners dealing with an excessive amounts of worksheets. Children learn best through hands-on experiences. ...

Spelling Activities That Improve Spelling -- Kimberly Arslan
Your child should get 100% on their spelling tests, right? Easier said than done because some parents struggle every week with getting their children to study their spelling lists. Never fear, ...

Fun Easter Games For Kids -- K. Ryan
With Easter right around the corner, your kids will be excited about coloring eggs. There are egg dying kits in most stores which are inexpensive yet provide you and your children hours of fun. ...

Early Morning Entry Tasks For Teachers -- Caroline Mackay
Many new teachers make the mistake of not utilizing every second that a student is in school. Many waste the first 10-20 minutes taking care of, what I call house keeping tasks such as; roll call, ...

Learning The Alphabet Letters - Use Food To Teach Your Child The Alphabet -- Deanna Mascle
As the parent of a preschooler, you should make alphabet lessons an important part of your daily routine. Waiting until your child starts preschool or kindergarten to begin work on the alphabet will ...

Interesting Facts By Trivial Topics (2) -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What was the first animal to fly in a manmade device? Answer: If you answered a sheep, duck, rooster or dog you were right! Interesting Fact: A dog was the first in space and a sheep, a ...

General Knowledge Quiz Questions From Fun Trivia -- Deanna Mascle
Question: Who were ziggurats? Answer: Stepped towers or temple towers Interesting Fact: A temple tower of the ancient Assyrians and Babylonians, having the form of a terraced pyramid of successively ...

Learning The Alphabet Letters By Making Learning Fun -- Deanna Mascle
Learning the alphabet letters is an important part of early childhood education but it can be fun, too. Here are some fun suggestions to make alphabet fun for your child. A Fun: Make paper airplanes ...

General Knowledge Quiz Questions -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What is a blue moon? Answer: Second full moon in a calendar month Interesting Fact: 'Once in a Blue Moon' is a common way of saying not very often, but what exactly is a Blue Moon? ...

Alphabet Treasure Hunt For Your Preschool and Kindergarten Group -- Narcissa Summerfield
Struggling with your class recognizing the alphabet? You are not alone. Teachers everywhere must accommodate many forms of learning to reach every student. Although the following suggestions are not ...

The Importance of Child's Play in Child Development (Games to play in class) -- Brenda Geier
Children’s playtime should always be learning time. Parents, teachers and caregivers can conveniently accelerate three, four, five, six and seven-year old child development skills during playtime ...

Learn to Speak and Read English (lesson) -- Brenda Geier
Learn to Speak and Read English Brenda Geier (K-12 Educator/Reading Specialist) It is easier than most think, learning the English language. I’m referring to learning how to speak and spell ...

Preschool Learning Activities: Emotional Development & Fine Motor Skills Development in Preschoolers -- Marisa Robinson
Preschool learning activities vary in many different forms. If you use alittle creativity, you can come up with great preschool activities and learning activities for preschoolers and children. ...

Fun games to teach a class -- answers.yahoo.com
I have an assignment to make a game for a class. It has to be educational, and it can't be bingo or jeopardy. If you can remember any games you play with a class that would be cool. I am teaching ...

Good outdoor games for a Kindergarten class -- answers.yahoo.com
Creative games to play with a group of 20 six-year-olds outside.

Some great geometry/math games i can play with my students in class -- answers.yahoo.com
It must be interactive so students would want to play.

Icebreaker games for co op class -- answers.yahoo.com
I am teaching a co-op class of kids that range from 1st through the 4th grade and I would like some ideas for games that the kids can play to get to know each other better.

Good games to play in class -- answers.yahoo.com
thankyou for all your answers!

Ideas for in-class learning games/activities for college students -- answers.yahoo.com
This activity is called "snowball fight".

Games or mini games to play in my PE class -- answers.yahoo.com
please not tag or something lame.

What Games would a class of kindergarten children like better -- answers.yahoo.com
Would they like board games , a series of computer games, or ball/sports games?

Games I could teach a high school class that would involve writing on the board -- answers.yahoo.com
Try this:

What's In My Food? A health lesson based on swan food -- Regal Swan® Foundation, Inc. / theregalswan.com
What’s In My Food? Expected Learning Outcomes It is critically important that students have an understanding of supplemental foods required by swans. Assuring that swans have an appropriate and ...

Animal Crime Scene Investigator - A science and ESL lesson -- Regal Swan® Foundation, Inc. / theregalswan.com
Expected Learning Outcomes Students will understand predation and how nature controls the over-population of species. Students will have an understanding of how crime scene investigation requires the ...

English as a Second Language Teaching Tips -- Celia Webb
ESL students often develop sticking points or plateaus in learning English. To work past the difficult phases, teachers can try these classroom tested techniques which work with all age groups. Do ...

The Ultimate Checklist for Adult and Teen ESOL Language Learners -- Steve McCrea
OBJECTIVE: To motivate students to set their own goals for the week. This worksheet helps students find their passions about why they are learning English. Send your suggestions for other activities. ...

Active Learning Activities - Response Cards -- Adam Waxler
As a teacher I am always looking for ways to keep my students actively involved in my lessons. One of my favorite active learning activities is to simply have students use Response Cards. The reason ...

Active Learning Activities - Guided Lecture -- Adam Waxler
Wow...lecturing and active learning are certainly two concepts that one would not expect to see in the same sentence. In fact, as a proponent of active learning activities, lecturing is not something ...

games for my class -- answers.yahoo.com
hiya i have a class of 12 year olds, pne of 8 year olds and one of 6 year olds

controversial topic for my english class -- answers.yahoo.com
It needs to be something that you wouldn't expect anyone to talk about, but not to crazy It cannot be anything like steroids in baseball, abortion, video game violence, racism. Something that you ...

Ideas for a fun English class -- answers.yahoo.com
What are some ideas for games and activities for English students? I have a group of eight students learning English as a second language (they're pretty fluent), all about 20 years old. What are ...

9th grade English class read longer selections, such as The Most Dangerous Game -- answers.yahoo.com
Do you have them read in groups? Or in pairs? Or individually? I am limited because we only have a classroom set of books, so the students may not take them home. Thanks for any suggestions!

Some good games that you can play in any English Class -- answers.yahoo.com
Games that involve reading, writing, grammar, etc.? I teach English in a high school but I'm looking for games to use with other age groups too.

What games can i play with my english class -- answers.yahoo.com
they're kids like 8 to 11, and they re really basic, since they barely started studying english and their first language is spanish. i played games like hangman, and tic tac toe but i need more ...

Free Preschool Lesson Plans For Making Music With Your Preschooler -- Denise Willms
Here are some free preschool lesson plans for making music with your preschool class or your own preschoolers at home. These are very simple, and will introduce your preschooler to listening and ...

What are some good card games to use in an ESL classroom -- answers.yahoo.com
So far we´ve played Uno (great for colors and numbers), BS, and Go Fish (great for "Do you have___?¨") Can you think of any others?

Interesting and easy ESL games -- answers.yahoo.com
To teach 5 - 7 year olds 1. acticles and 2. Pronouns

Esl games for large classes -- answers.yahoo.com
i am teaching english in china, and i am needing games!! i have been teaching for a few months already, so do have quite a few games that i play, however, everybody seems to only know a limited ...

How to Teach the Alphabet -- Mark Pennington
The old "Alphabet Song" has proved to be a remarkable tool to assist learning the pronunciation and sequence of the English alphabet. The melody, written by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, has certainly ...

Kinesthetic Learning Activities - Try a Gallery Walk to Address the Kinesthetic Learning Style -- Adam Waxler
It is very important for teachers to address a variety of different learning styles, including the kinesthetic learning style in which learning takes place by the student actually carrying out a ...

1001 Descriptors - For Vocabulary Development - Primary Grades Through College (And Beyond!) -- Meggin McIntosh
I love words - and I am assuming that if you are reading this article, then you do, too. Over the years I've done several different projects where I "messed around" and played with language. For ...

Teachers - Poetry For Children - 8 Suggestions For Experiencing Poetry -- Meggin McIntosh
There are so many ways to experience poetry. Nodelman (1992) offers eight suggestions on how to do so. For each of his suggestions (used as subheadings below), I will provide writing activities that ...

Teachers - Poetry For Children - 4 General Types -- Meggin McIntosh
O Sliver of Liver (by Myra Cohn Livingston) O sliver of liver, Get lost! Go away! You tremble and quiver O sliver of liver-- You set me a shiver And spoil my day-- O sliver of liver, Get lost! Go ...

Teachers - Steps to Maintain Classroom Management - Dealing With Misbehavior -- Meggin McIntosh
Behavior...misbehavior. Control...chaos. Learning...messing around. Teaching...babysitting. The truth is that, as a teacher, if you are unable to create and maintain a positive learning atmosphere, ...

Teachers - Tips For Parents to Help Students Become Readers and Studiers -- Meggin McIntosh
Teachers need parents to be part of the teaching and learning team. In some cases, parents know exactly what to do and are immense resources for supporting and extending the learning that is going on ...

Dares, Deals and Challenges -- Hedda Tan
It's been 8 days that I have not had a taste of my dear old, old friend - the soda! I was telling my kids about it when suddenly, I was struck by inspiration. And I thought to myself, why not? ...

My Game Plan -- Hedda Tan
I have been teaching teenagers for almost 5 years now, and I find this group of students both challenging and rewarding to work with. The kids are challenging because they are at the beginning of ...

The Secret Santa ESL Christmas Game -- Bill Ralens
Hello everyone. This is Bill Ralens from www.naruhodo-eigo.com. If you teach English in Japan, say as part of the JET program, an ALT or whatever, then you know that the idea of English as a Second ...

Critical Thinking Lesson Plans - Four-Corners Debate -- Adam Waxler
In today's world it is even more important than ever for teachers to create critical thinking lesson plans that challenge students to think for themselves. One of my favorite critical thinking ...

For ESL Teachers - Teaching the Alphabet Effectively to Adult ESL Students -- Joan Pougiales
Many adult ESL students have had limited educations and, even in their native languages, have limited literacy skills. For many, the concept of alphabetical order is unknown. Yet alphabetical order ...

How to Control Your Class -- John Parks
Even the most skilled teachers will have days when they lose control of their classroom. All it takes is a single rowdy kid and before you know it, you're sitting at your desk unsure of how to ...

Facebook in the Classroom VERSION 2 -- Steve
Using Facebook In the Classroom (Revisited) I posted an article about using Facebook in the classroom” on several teachers’ web sites and I got the following response: Steve: I found your plan ...

Four Ways to Encourage Students to Complete Homework -- J.C. Sprenger
For most students, homework is considered to be an unwanted burden to be avoided at any cost. Other students will embrace the challenge of homework as well as the excitement of learning. While ...

How to Compose a Welcome Letter to Prospective Students & Parents -- J.C. Sprenger
Many questions come to the mind of a first year teacher when trying to compose a letter to students and parents. Sometimes the fear of acceptance comes into play, as well as a host of other ...

Teaching Seasons With Technology in Early Childhood Classrooms - Integrating Science and Technology -- Kathy Cothran
A Michigan radio commercial announces that the "Greatest Show on Earth" happens every fall. I ask children to identify this show. You don't need a ticket. It happens outside. You can probably see ...

Thanksgiving - Fact Or Myth? Teaching Children to Investigate the Story Behind Thanksgiving -- Kathy Cothran
Is what we celebrate in America today based on fact or myth? Did the pilgrims and the Native Americans really have a peaceful relationship that lead to a beautiful sharing feast? What primary ...

Teaching Latitude and Longitude to Elementary Students Using Technology -- Kathy Cothran
Teaching children about latitude and longitude is challenging at best. Asking children to visualize imaginary and invisible lines that only seem to exist on a map is beyond many young minds. When I ...

Creative Shoebox Diorama Ideas For the School Season -- Will Kalif
Shoebox Dioramas are a part of every school year and in just about every grade they serve as a wonderful learning tool. They are used to learn the arts and crafts of making things and they are used ...

ABCs of Thanksgiving - An Elementary Lesson With Reading, Writing, Speaking, Drawing & Technology -- Kathy Cothran
You've explored the Pilgrims. You've investigated the lives of the Wampanoag Indians. You've reenacted the harvest festival of 1621. You've made your students dress up. What else can ...

Teaching Sight Words in Context - Moving Beyond Flashcards -- Carolea Williams
Sight words (also known as high-frequency words) are words good readers must instantly recognize. These "workhorse" words make up about 50 to 75 percent of the words children encounter in early ...

Childrens Educational Games - Fun Must Be in the Learning, and Learning Must Be in the Fun -- George Mcnaney and Jan McNaney
Childrens educational games can be a great way to learn and they form an important part in your child's life. Childrens educational games develop a child's mind to learn to think logically, ...

English Lesson Plans With Color Pictures -- Alexander Golishev
There has been an ongoing debate among ESL/EFL teachers whether color pictures and other visual aids can help learners of English improve vocabulary acquisition. As an ESL teacher, I have always been ...

English Lesson Plans - How to Avoid Writing a Plan For ESL Class -- Alexander Golishev
Teaching languages can be the most fun and rewarding experience; however a lot of ESL teachers get really frustrated with having to write lesson plans over and over again. Here is the typical ...

Classroom Games - Statues & Squiggles -- Lucas Kent
Statues This is a fun game to give your students a break and some exercise. 1) Have the students stand up and push their chairs in so they have lots of room to move around. 2) Choose a scenario which ...

Classroom Games - Draw the Teacher, 3D Tic-Tac-Toe & More -- Lucas Kent
Stand Up, Sit Down, Turn Around This is a great review game for shapes, angles and more. 1) Draw the various shapes on the board. 2) Point to each shape and say its name. 3) Students repeat the ...

Educational Classroom Games - Wheel of Fortune -- Lucas Kent
GREAT GAME Wheel of fortune A useful tool to have for playing educational games in the classroom is a Sticky Ball. A Sticky Ball is a small plastic ball that is covered with miniature suction cups. ...

Classroom Games - Word Relay, Teacher Basketball & More -- Lucas Kent
Word Relay This game is good to help review vocabulary and spelling. 1) Split the class into two teams and have a player from each team come to the board. 2) Divide the board in two and write a word ...

Classroom Games - Math Relay and Super Word -- Lucas Kent
Here are a couple of great games for your daily lessons! Math Hurdles This is a great game to review number facts and to get some exercise. 1) Tell students to find a partner that is about the same ...

Using Facebook in the ESOL classroom -- Steve McCrea
Dear Teacher Using Facebook in the classroom How do we build bridges? One of the challenges of teaching “the next generation” is finding an activity that can be engaging and stimulating, as well ...

For ESL Learners - Five Tips to Help You Remember New English Vocabulary Words -- Joan Pougiales
Learning new vocabulary is easy. Remembering new vocabulary is much more difficult. This is what my students tell me all the time. Experts who study memory say that we need to hear or see or use a ...

Nine Things ESL Teachers Need to Plan For the First Day of Class -- Jane Wangersky
Maybe it's the first time you've taught ESL, maybe you've been doing it for a while - but every new class is a new challenge. How do you get it started on the right track? · Find out the ...

For ESL Learners - 10 Questions and Answers About Thanksgiving -- Jane Wangersky
When did Thanksgiving start? The first Thanksgiving in the land that later became the U.S. was in 1621. It became a national holiday in 1863, during the Civil War. The first Thanksgiving in what ...

Using Trade Books in the Classroom -- Celia Webb
Looking for a way to encourage your students' interest in a topic? Trade books can provide the needed spark. Trade books, which are primarily designed to entertain and inform outside the ...

Kids' Art - Making Halloween Spider Webs -- Anthony Vecchioni
Here's a Halloween art project to do with your toddler or preschooler. It's very easy and it looks great around the house. Here's what you need: -8.5" x 11" black construction paper ...

Lessons on Sharing and Respect -- Rita Webb
Children are miniature adults. They are people with their own feelings, their own personalities, and their own preferences. So the question begs to be asked: How would you feel if the governing ...

Teaching Space and the Solar System -- Robert McKenzie
Outer space and the solar system is one of the most interesting topics discussed in school because of the countless colorful heavenly bodies occupying the universe and the idea that there is actually ...

Make Vocabulary Games a Part of Your Free English Class -- Ling L. Tong
Many adults that start learning English do not realize the value of games as part of their learning in a free English class. Young native English speakers regularly play games in school to enhance ...

The “Students won’t talk” Problem -- ESLTiger
Some students will not talk in class because they are too shy or anxious. This is not only true for beginners, but also for some students who are fairly advanced in their listening, reading, and ...

Ideas for Storytelling -- Chris
This idea comes from the tips newsletter, a free service provided weekly at Heads Up English. Storytelling always works well in the classroom or as homework. It allows students to incorporate the ...

First Steps to Learning to Podcast With Your Students - Teaching With Technology -- Kathy Cothran
You've heard your students talk about the various podcasts they are downloading to their ipods, but you are wondering what it is and how it can apply to your classroom. A podcast is a digital ...

Back to School Ideas For Using Your Digital Camera -- Kathy Cothran
School's back in session. In most elementary classrooms around the country you find teachers taking digital photos of their students on the first day. What can you do with those pictures? Do you ...

How to Make Pop Up Cards That Really Deliver -- Scott Henderson
Pop ups are greeting cards that deliver a surprise. When you open the card, pieces inside move - they jump out at you, blossom into a 3-D construction, or move across the page. Pop ups have a long ...

Stuck Inside - 5 Fun Things to Do When It's Raining -- Lisa Kirby
It's raining, it's pouring, I'm stuck inside, and it's boring! Is it raining cats and dogs? Are you going bonkers with the free time? Well then, have I got news for you! You can get ...

Jigsaw Puzzle Picture Frame -- Lisa Kirby
Don't throw out those old puzzles when you lose a piece. Save them for these cool picture frames. They make great gifts. You can add paint, glitter, or any fuzzy, sparkling, or other crafty stuff ...

2 Great Preschool Polar Bear Activities -- Paula Jones
In the United States, Polar Bears have become synonymous with Coca-Cola advertisements. We watch cute polar bears have parties and fun while drinking Coca-Cola soda in the Arctic. Preschool children ...

2 Great Penguin Preschool Activities -- Paula Jones
Penguins have always been an interest to preschool children. The distinctive penguin waddle is a sight to see as well as their characteristic tuxedo type body. Penguins are so popular with preschool ...

3 Great Preschool 'Roof Over Your Head Day' Activities -- Paula Jones
Roof over your head day is December 3. This is a great time to expose children to the different types of homes people live in, both here and around the world. Talk about the homes your children live ...

3 Great Preschool Cookie Day Activities -- Paula Jones
December 4th is National Cookie Day. Kids love cookies and will be excited to try these preschool cookie day activities. Try baking and decorating cookies with your children. Read stories about ...

3 Preschool 'Read A New Book Month' Activities -- Paula Jones
December is Read a New Book month. This is a great opportunity to expose your children to new books. Spend some time focusing on early literacy skills during this month. Your children will enjoy ...

Preschool Lesson Plans - A Helpful Place to Go For Resources and Ideas -- Melissa Brehaut
Preschool Lesson Plans are a great idea for any preschool educator or homeschooler of a preschooler. There are many free sites online to get many resources and I find these helpful as well. However I ...

Food Quotations for Advanced ESL Students -- ESLTiger
1.“Better beans and bacon in peace than cakes and ale in fear.” —Aesop 2.“The proof of the pudding is in the eating. By a small sample, we may judge the whole of a piece.” —Miguel De ...

Teaching Ideas For the First Day of School -- Tonia Lee
As teachers eye their empty classrooms the day before school starts where not a creature is stirring and hopefully not a mouse, teachers are filled with anticipation about what they will get for the ...

5 Easy Steps So Kids Can Write Articles Too -- Kenton Verhoeff
I learn at home, and mom insists that writing is important. I agree. But, I don’t like to just write for a grade, so I wanted something more important to do with my work. I write articles to sell ...

Speak Softly Because You Can't Carry A Stick Anymore -- ESLTiger
Speak Softly Because You Can't Carry A Stick Anymore Problem: You walk into a classroom and there is a loud chatter going on. How do you quiet down the students without stressfully shouting your ...

How Teachers Can Decrease Classroom Management Problems by Increasing Class Participation -- Adam Waxler
One of the major factors contributing to classroom management problems is the fact that the students simply are not involved in the lesson. Therefore, it is easy to conclude that if a teacher can ...

Improving Comprehension With Closure Activities -- Adam Waxler
One of the most important parts of the any lesson is the how it ends. Teachers need to have some type of closure activity at the end of each lesson if they are truly interested in improving ...

Kinesthetic Learning - Use Kinesthetic Learning Activities to Improve Comprehension -- Adam Waxler
Did you know that while many students are visual learners and many others are auditory learners, most students actually prefer a combination of visual, auditory, AND kinesthetic learning. So what is ...

Improve Reading Comprehension Through Purpose-Setting -- Adam Waxler
These days, teaching reading is the job of ALL teachers regardless of the subject area or grade level. The fact is if you want your students to do well they MUST be able to comprehend the material ...

The Right Cooperative Learning Strategies Can Eliminate a Major Problem With Cooperative Learning -- Adam Waxler
Cooperative learning has long been touted as a great way to improve academic achievement. However, many teachers object to cooperative learning activities and other types of group work because they ...

Cooperative Learning Activities - 3 Things to Remember When Using Cooperative Group Learning -- Adam Waxler
Most students learn better with one-to-one interactions or in small groups where they can follow the conversation better and indicate when they don't understand. This is one of the big advantages ...

Back to School Get to Know You Activities -- Adam Waxler
Success in the classroom is all about relationships...both the teacher-student relationship and the student-student relationship. By building upon these relationships teachers will see a decrease in ...

Get to Know You Activities - Create Bingo Cards For Get to Know You Bingo -- Adam Waxler
I recently wrote an article discussing the importance of teachers using get to know you activities to reduce classroom management problems and improve academic achievement. In that article I shared ...

Conversation : Getting Started -- ESLTiger
Activity One Divide into groups of four. In conversation, it is often helpful to show other people that we understand what they are trying to communicate. A smile, a nod of the head, and eye contact ...

Preschool Activities to Keep Them Busy -- Mary Green
If you have a hard time coming up with preschool activities you are one of millions. It can be a difficult chore to come up with different things to do to keep such young children occupied. Young ...

5 Of The Best Online Preschool Games - Online Toddler Games, Too! -- Mary Green
There are hundreds of online preschool games, and many of these can also be used as online toddler games. Some of the best are featured here and each one has a different way of teaching besides what ...

English Teacher Training: Teaching English Writing Skills - an Experience -- Turnoi
At our school, we have an English Teacher Training program with an equivalent of TESL Master degree option. In that program, course modules such as Language Pedagogy, Language Didactics, Linguistics, ...

Free online games & quizzes for teachers and students -- Steve
English Vocabulary: Basic Elements (Chemistry) (Flash) Blackjack, an ESL game (Perl) Poker, an ESL game (Perl) Super Hangman (Advanced) (Perl) Capitals of the World (Beginner) (Java) Write ...

Teaching Tips - How to Write a Memorable Lesson -- Darrell Causey
If you are tired of the boring lessons that come with your curriculum then start writing your own lessons. It's not that difficult and your students will appreciate the change. The first thing ...

Teaching Strategies - 11.5 Strategies for Better Communication in Your Lesson -- Darrell Causey
One of the most important tasks a teacher must master is communication. The lesson has to be presented in a language that is familiar to the learner. If the teacher fails to communicate in a way that ...

How To Make Your Teaching Lessons Interesting? -- Sky Joe
Being a teacher can be a very challenging and enriching career for a lot of people. The task and responsibility of a teacher is to enrich the knowledge of the young, preparing the students for their ...

Let's Put the Fun Back Into Writing -- Alma Hoffmann
Before leading a staff development workshop on writing at an elementary school, I asked the teachers at the school to complete a short survey for me. On the survey, one of the items asked teachers ...

Hands-On Activities Inspire Creative Writing -- Alma Hoffmann
"Fingers stuck together with a pasty, thick, gooey substance work hard to build a Gumdrop man!" remarked John. How did this child know to use words such as pasty, thick and gooey to describe a ...

Creating a Classroom Atmosphere For Writing -- Alma Hoffmann
What inspires you to write??? Maybe seeing a gorgeous sunset or hearing your favorite song on the radio... What might inspire a classroom full of children to write? Interesting music? Amusing ...

Teach ESL with Song Lyrics (Old English Farmer Song, Hadrian) -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd
I use songs with children and teens in Korea and China. Did not have the chance to use songs in Canada and Kuwait where the curriculum was more rigid. Songs are really a form of whole language ...

Articles for Teachers -- Steve
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Using Art in the ESL Classroom -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
Does Art have a place in language learning? I believe it does. Children are naturally creative. They respond to visual images and have most active imaginations. Isn't creating images what art I ...

Game Idea - One Truth and One Lie -- Chris Cotter
One Lie and One Truth This activity words well when your students need to improve fluency. Here they will be able to present information, but also must answer quickly and creatively to questions. It ...

ESL Teaching and Learning Tips, by Dr. Yanni Zack, an American ESL specialist -- Steve
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Learning English lessons -- Steve
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Getting ESL Students to Use Their English Outside of Class -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
Every time I begin a new class, I give my students a hand-out sheet with ideas to help improve their English outside of class. Most ESL students unfortunately seem to think their English is for use ...

Grammar Fitness - A Student-Friendly Activity -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
Let me begin by saying that this activity is really called "Dictation Race". However, students spend so much energy running up to the board and back to their partners that I have taken to calling it ...

Ten Ways to Use Local Resources in ESL Teaching -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
Without question, the ever-increasing number of textbooks and CDs available to teachers of ESL (English as a Second Language) is a valuable resource. The Internet is yet another resource with a ...

Classroom Activities For Young ESL Learners -- Dr. Robert W. F. Taylor
The brain likes to learn in little bits. Young children have short attention spans. Put these two thoughts together and add the fact that learning a new language is not an easy task. Therefore, an ...

Boy with a Sling.. generic poem analysis - ESL Teacher Robin Day Lesson -- Robin T. Day BSc MSc BEd
I like to teach with short poems or songs as they are snack-size literature suitable for a 50 minute class period. Here is a short poem for class analysis like several others I have posted. There is ...

Playing and Watching Sports: A Conversation Lesson - ESL Teacher Eric Roth Lesson -- Eric Roth
PLAYING AND WATCHING SPORTS “The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility.” Michael Jordan (1963- ) NBA superstar Chatting: Talking about sports can be a great ice-breaker. Just do ...

Symmetry in Letters and Numbers, Puzzles -- Robin T. Day BSc MSc BEd
Revised edition Here are some exercises/puzzles for ESL kids to learn the following science/math/geometry ideas. You will not be able to do all 7 puzzles in one 50 min. class. Introduce the following ...

Best Free Kids Games to Play With Your Little Preschooler -- Yogi Shinde
Some good fun and free kids games are all you need to teach your little preschooler their letters, numbers, colors or almost anything educational. Little time and enthusiasm are the only ingredients ...

Fun Kids Games To Keep Your Preschooler Busy And Happy! -- Yogi Shinde
When its dull and raining and kids are having a bored and lazy afternoon, fun kids games like these can be just what you need to lighten up the afternoon. 1. Lets begin with the kids favourite toy - ...

Kids Outdoor Games And Activities - Get Back To Nature! -- Yogi Shinde
In this day and age of computer games and television, some fun kids outdoor games and activities are what we need to get our kids physically fit and active. Kids these days are hooked on to ...

Kids Educational Games - Learning Through Play -- Yogi Shinde
Some fun kids educational games are all you will ever need to teach your little preschooler their basics. Weather we are talking about learning to tell time, recognise the coins, know their letters ...

Free Games For Kids - Fun Indoor Games And Activities -- Yogi Shinde
Here are some fun and free games for kids, which is just what you need on a dull rainy day or on a lazy afternoon with your young one. Set a enthusiastic play area and get started with your young ...

Short Stories for Teachers -- Steve
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Boy with a Sling -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd
Here is a short poem for class analysis like others I have posted. I like to teach with short poems or songs as they are snack size literature suitable for a 50 minute class period. Boy with a Sling ...

Plan Your English Lesson -- George Williams
It is not easy to plan a fresh and new class for your English students every week. Even though your teacher book gives you some great ideas not all of them are practical enough for your classroom. ...

Creating Fun, Fascinating Conversations about Pets - ESL Teacher Eric Roth Lesson -- Eric Roth
Do you love pets? Do you carry a picture of your favorite pet? Are you closer to your pet than your neighbor? Brother? Personally, I'm a dog person. I even named my publishing company after my ...

Help Writing Your English Lesson Plan -- Bill Boyd
Being in a teacher is a lot of fun and is the passion of many, but preparing for each classroom experience can be quite frustrating. Ensuring that your English lesson plan is well rounded and will ...

You Can Help Your Children Learn the Alphabet - Here's How -- Barbara Freedman-De Vito
Government studies confirm that children who are read to and and who recognize the letters of the alphabet have an easier time learning how to read and thus do better in school, so maximize your ...

Kids Learn English Language through Interactivity and Colorful Design -- Vladimir Chen
One of the most crucial methods in determining and mastering the English Language is to read, read, and read. It is told that a good reader is likewise a effective writer and a good speaker. One’s ...

Visual Support Tips in the Preschool Class -- Sheila Demers
By observing children in many different preschools, I've noticed that the classes which utilize an abundance of visual supports for children have far more independent and secure students. Many ...

Create Your Own Guided Reading Curriculum to Improve Your Child's (student) Reading Skills -- Jon Kelly
To help your child improve his or her reading skills, teachers use what is known as reading levels to help create guided reading curriculums. Each reading level has a set of books that are ...

Using Roll Paper For Preschool Projects -- Eric Kampel
Maybe you are a teacher planning projects for your class. Perhaps you are a pre school or daycare director and need to make sure the students have plenty of opportunity to learn, socialize, learn ...

Create Top Ten Lists for Lively Classrooms - ESL Teacher Eric Roth Lesson -- Eric Roth
Americans, like many other people, love to create top ten lists. This technique can be very effective in sharing ideas and creating a lively classroom. You might want to introduce some core verbs and ...

Lesson Plan -- CJ Miyake
This is an adaptation of chiritori, a game that every Japanese person knows. In Japanese someone says a word. The next person has to say a word that starts with the sound the previous word ended on. ...

Research Paper Writing Skills -- Jack Smith
Step 1. Choose Your Topic. When choosing a topic, choose one in which you are interested, and for which there is enough information. If your topic is too broad, you will have difficulty completing ...

Motivating Reluctant Teens to Read -- Celia Webb
Teens may turn into reluctant readers. Sometimes this is because the majority of the reading they do is for school and, therefore, work. Another cause may be that they are struggling with reading at ...

Tips on Lesson Planning for the New Teacher -- Sonya Wilson
Depending on the school you work for, you may be required to turn in lesson plans weekly or biweekly. Some schools may require a scope and sequence that covers the majority of the year. However you ...

Beanbag Activities with Preschoolers -- Pattrick Jhonson
The diversity of uses of beanbags is astounding. You must know what beanbags are. They are pear shaped bags also known as oversized bags, or physics bags and are filled small, soft pellets made of ...

English lesson - Telephoning - Things You Should Know -- Manjusha Nambiar
Answering a private phone British people usually give their name or number. Hello. Susan Fernandez. Asking for a person To ask for a person you can say 'Could I speak to...? Americans usually say ...

Preschool Activities - Sensory Bottles -- Rebekah Kogelschatz
Sensory bottles are fun and provide lots of opportunities for exploring visual and auditory senses. They used different materials in small plastic water bottles that children can shake, tip, roll, ...

This Read Along Technique Increases Comprehension -- Don C Jones
Once your child can read most words at a reasonable pace, have her read to you in the following way: Choose a book that is somewhat challenging, but not too difficult. One way to make this judgment ...

How to Teach Your Child To Read -- Don C Jones
Reading should be fun, but to enjoy reading, one must be a good reader. Would tennis be fun if the ball never went over the net? This technique is the result of over 50 years experience teaching ...

Evan's Fun Word Game -- Don C Jones
A couple of years ago we had a student at our reading center who invented a word game that we have used ever since. As part of our normal lesson we make word cards that the student practices at home. ...

Educational Sesame Street Party -- Gail Leino
Teachers can easily make use of the Sesame Street characters to throw a nice Sesame Street party in the classroom. Just about every kid likes to watch the television show and just about every adult ...

How To Play I Am Going On A Trip -- Teresa Mills
Kid friendly vacations travel word games are great for keeping children occupied while traveling, but word games are also great for family fun while camping, hiking, or simply walking... In its ...

How To Play I Am Thinking Of A Person -- Teresa Mills
Kid friendly vacations travel word games are great for keeping children occupied while traveling, but word games are also great for family fun while camping, hiking, or simply walking... "I am ...

Word Search Puzzles: The Perfect Game For Your New Reader's Party -- Gail Leino
Is your new reader having a party? Why not incorporate word search puzzles and games into the theme, and entertain the new readers as they learn? Once a child begins to read, they naturally look for ...

Improving Vocabulary in Three Easy Steps -- Celia Webb
There are close to one million words in the English language. That's a lot of words! Too many words for even dictionaries to list (most dictionaries confine themselves to several hundred thousand ...

Captain Underpants - A Writing Teacher's Perspective On An "Under" Hero -- Lynn Sager
I have been working with a fourth grader for a number of months now. His parents speak English as a second language, and they are counting upon me to help him with writing his skills, reading ...

Kids and Writing - Six Tools for Making Kids Love to Write -- Lynn Sager
If we want our children to love writing, we have to make writing essential to their lives. I have worked with too many eighth graders who have already decided that clear writing is beyond their ...

Word Play - Four Literary Games Even Kids Enjoy -- Lynn Sager
I have tutored too many students who feel uncomfortable writing in their own language. By the fourth grade, they have stopped wanting to write anything because everything they write receives a grade. ...

Vocabulary Game -- Rowenna
This is a fun game that both children and adults enjoy. I have tried it in my foreign language classes. The class is divided into 2/3 groups. One person from each group sits in front with his back to ...

Grammar Review - quiz -- Amy Nutt
It's time to test yourself and see how much you have learned about grammar. Take a look at each of the twenty questions below and choose the answer that you feel best fits the sentence. You ...

Preschool Activities - Using Alligators And Apples To Teach The Letter "A" -- Mary Robinson
The Overall Experience When approaching preschool from an educational perspective, it's important to remember that at that tender age children learn holistically, that is from the whole ...

Preschool Themes - 4 Fun Ways to Teach Letters -- Mary Robinson
The Importance of the ABC's Integral to any preschool curriculum is the learning the letters of the alphabet, not only because it's a crucial step towards reading but it is also among the ...

Early Childhood Activities - Fun Ideas for Springtime -- Mary Robinson
Simple is Better While in their formative years, children learn best through doing, which is why games and activities are an integral part of the preschool experience. Remember to select early ...

Preschool Math Games - Two Fun Ways to Learn Your Numbers -- Mary Robinson
Emphasizing the Fundamentals Preschool is the time in a child's life where some of the most basic concepts of education such as reading, writing and arithmetic are introduced, and the ...

Teaching Preschool - Patience, Expectations, and Fun -- Mary Robinson
"Not While I'm Wearing the Hat" Teaching preschool is never a walk in the park. One moment you're trying to sooth a crying child while tearing apart two others who are fighting over the last ...

Preschool Crafts - Dinosaur, Eggs, And Elephant Crafts To Teach The Letters "D" And "E" -- Mary Robinson
Get Crafty! One of the best parts of a preschooler's day is arts and crafts time. Preschool crafts allow children an opportunity to express their individuality and creativity as well as teaching ...

Preschool Lessons - Using Fish, Freeze Tag and Groceries to teach the Letters "F" and "G" -- Mary Robinson
When instructing preschool, it's best to keep the lessons simple and straightforward. One of the most important preschool lessons is the alphabet and its many letters. Many preschool teachers ...

Preschool Curriculum - Let the Calendar be Your Guide -- Mary Robinson
Follow the Calendar When planning a preschool curriculum, most instructors like to use the calendar year and its occurrences as their basic structural component. This keeps the curriculum relevant ...

Preschool Games - Babies, Balloons and Cookie Games to Teach the Letters "B" and "C" -- Mary Robinson
Fun and Games Since preschoolers learn best by doing, try incorporating some of these preschool games and activities when teaching children about the alphabet. The first series of preschool games ...

Preschool Valentine Games - Will You Be Mine, Valentine? -- Mary Robinson
Valentine's Day is a favorite for children since it provides an opportunity to express their love for the important people in their lives as well as a clever excuse to eat candy. It's also a ...

Preschool Kids - "When I Grow Up, I Want To Be" -- Mary Robinson
For preschool kids, one of the biggest open-ended questions they can be asked is "what do you want to be when you grow up?" When asked this question, many preschool kids tend to shoot for the stars. ...

Preschool Calendar Activities - Introducing the Calendar -- Mary Robinson
Preschool is an excellent time to introduce children to the concepts of the calendar, days of the week and months of the year, and what better way to learn about these concepts than through games and ...

Preschool Ideas - Learning the Letters -- Mary Robinson
Exploring the letters of the alphabet is a great way to incorporate new themes and ideas into the preschool classroom, while teaching the fundamental building blocks to reading and writing. These ...

Preschool Crafts - The Mighty Letter "M" -- Mary Robinson
While some preschool instructors prefer to stick to the calendar to structure their curriculums, others use the letters of the alphabet for their lesson plans. Here are some great preschool crafts ...

Preschool Winter Activities - Escaping the Winter Blues -- Mary Robinson
While many adults seem to get trapped in the winter blues, winter is most often seen as a time of wonder and enchantment for children. Explore the many facets of the polar season with these preschool ...

Flash Cards - Building Academic Skills -- Barbara Morgan
One of the first learning tools schools use to help children develop memorization skills is the flash cards. Flash cards are very effective for learning colors, shapes, vocabulary words and math ...

Effective Teaching Strategies Classroom Management And Teaching OESL -- Giancarlo Dizon
In my six years of experience of teaching English as a secondary language to both students from the intermediate (4th-6th grades) and high school levels, I realized that no amount of knowledge and ...

Objectives and tips for using listening comprehension passages in class... -- Jason Renshaw
I recently wrote up a series of considerations and tips for using the listening strand in my Boost! series from Pearson Longman, but they can be used for any listening passages from any sources. ...

Help Writing Your English Lesson Plan -- IPRWire Staff Writer
Being in a teacher is a lot of fun and is the passion of many, but preparing for each classroom experience can be quite frustrating. Ensuring that your English lesson plan is well rounded and will ...

Plan Your English Lesson -- George Williams
It is not easy to plan a fresh and new class for your English students every week. Even though your teacher book gives you some great ideas not all of them are practical enough for your classroom. ...

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Match Game -- Java game
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Preschool Education - What You Must Teach Your Preschooler -- Deanna Mascle
Many members of my mother's generation did not even attend kindergarten. Many members of my generation did not even attend preschool. With my son's generation preschool has become a necessary ...

Study Tips for Students -- Simone Mary
Every student knows the importance of studying. However at times studying can be tedious and boring. Studying is not usually a favorite past time of most students, although there are those who enjoy ...

Spelling Tips for Kids -- Simone Mary
Writing and spelling are closely linked. If you don't know how to spell, writing can be more difficult than it should be. Becoming a good speller is important to your development as a writer. ...

Increase the Attention Span of Boys With These Tips -- Michelle Caskey
As a general rule, the attention span of boys tends to be shorter than that of girls. Obviously this varies with each child. There are more boys who suffer from ADHD. And even boys who have wonderful ...

Fun Elementary Lessons - Use Surprises and Silliness to Motivate the Student -- Michelle Caskey
A fun way to motivate a student is to pack your lessons full of surprises and silliness. Positive emotions enhance learning and motivation. Your boys will have strong and lasting memories if they are ...

Tailoring Training To Meet The Needs Of Your Students -- Charity Weber
Pretesting students is the key to finding measurable gains in the classroom, whether it is in a public school setting or in an corporate employee training program. By finding out what material the ...

Spelling Tips For ESL Students -- Celia Webb
Spelling in English is hard even for those of us who have been practicing for years! For one thing there are so many exceptions to the rules. The English language actually has two basic types of ...

Re: Chinese Jump Rope (game) -- Dana
Hello, When we played this as elemty. kids (now 41 yrs. old) once you finished the first sequince of jumps we then moved from the rope around our 'ankles' to our knees 'kneesees' then ...

This is What You Should Not Do When Encouraging a Young Child to Read and Talk -- Celia Webb
Studies show that most mothers respond appropriately to their baby’s attempts to communicate. However, there are four ways of responding which do not help your child learn to speak and, later on, ...

Building Vocabulary - Five Ideas for Increasing Your Vocabulary -- Celia Webb
Do you want to expand your vocabulary so you can more clearly express yourself? Large vocabularies are not only a sign of education; the use of unusual and precise words can help you describe your ...

Encouraging Your Child to Read - How to Develop a Bookworm -- Celia Webb
Are you looking for ways to get your child excited about reading? As publishers of children's books, we often hear from parents about their reluctant readers and what they have done to encourage ...

Word Games to Increase Vocabulary -- Celia Webb
Most of us recognize that play is an important way to learn all types of skills and knowledge. Play works as a way to learn for a couple of reasons. First, we are more motivated to do an activity if ...

Increasing Vocabulary Through Independent Reading -- Celia Webb
What is independent reading? And how can it help increase vocabulary? Independent reading is the reading we do of our own volition. It could be a romance novel, sports magazine, or local newspaper. ...

Building Vocabulary Through Activities -- Celia Webb
Studies show that people learn words best by engaging as many of the five senses as possible. Associating a new word with a smell, touch, taste, or sound helps us recall the word for later use. So in ...

Developing Good Homework Habits -- Celia Webb
Children will be more successful at school if they develop good homework habits at an early age. Parents play an important role in helping the child figure out how to do their homework well. Learning ...

What Spelling Champions Know Can Help Your Child Spell Better -- Celia Webb
Have you ever wondered why spelling bee contestants are allowed to ask to have the word defined or used in a sentence? What spelling bee champions know is these questions reveal clues about how a ...

Building Vocabulary - 5 Ideas for Increasing Your Child's Vocabulary While Running Errands -- Celia Webb
Want to help your child learn more words? Do you also want to keep them occupied while traveling to the grocery store, around town on errands, or even on vacation? Here are five word-related ...

Improving Vocabulary - Seven Ideas for ESL Students -- Celia Webb
Do you want to improve your command of the English language? Many English as a Second Language (ESL) learners reach a point where their English does not get any better. They have learned the basics ...

Sing A Song and Learn New Words -- Celia Webb
Did you know you remember what you learn better if you use more of your senses during the learning? It’s true, the more of your five senses you can engage in the learning process, the more ...

Helping Your Child Learn to Read - 4 to 6 years old -- Celia Webb
Children in the four- to six-year old age bracket are ready to engage with the language they have learned so far. They can learn words at an amazing rate. Providing them with a language-rich ...

Spelling Tips For ESL Students -- Celia Webb
Spelling in English is hard even for those of us who have been practicing for years! For one thing there are so many exceptions to the rules. The English language actually has two basic types of ...

15 Tips For Helping Children With Learning The Alphabet Letters -- Deanna Mascle
I volunteer four hours a week in my son's first grade classroom. I help out in a variety of ways but primarily I am involved in literacy activities. It is an exciting time in a child's ...

Interesting Facts From Trivial Topics -- Deanna Mascle
Question: How do honey bees communicate? Answer: Dance Interesting Fact: The ability of honeybees to communicate direction and distance from the hive to nectar sources through dance "language" has ...

Free Trivia Questions From Fun Trivia -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What is the heaviest snake? Answer: Anaconda Interesting Fact: There is a lot of controversy over which snake holds the world's record for massive size. The dimensions that have earned ...

Teaching Reading - 3 Simple Ways To Teach Your Child To Read -- Deanna Mascle
We all know that learning to read is an important part of growing up for a child. Learning to read is also essential to future success both in school and in life. Older children and adults who ...

I am teaching adults but i am not finished with my studies yet.how can i make them trust me as a teacher -- answers.yahoo.com
too young for being a teacher

Foreign language teachers........lesson ideas -- answers.yahoo.com
For my Spanish III class we are reviewing descriptions (such as I'm tall, he's short, etc.) I am supposed to go over this for a whole hour. (I'm student teaching so I don't get a lot ...

What should I teach in my first English as a foreign language lesson for beginners -- answers.yahoo.com
I will be teaching 2 adults who I believe and a very basic grasp of English.

Preschool language lesson plans -- answers.yahoo.com
I need two language lesson plans that aren't reading a st**id book or some rhymes.

For any ESL teachers, I need some good games for children and young teens to play and learn by. Any suggestion -- answers.yahoo.com
For any ESL teachers

TESOL Methods -- ojcsteve
This demonstrates using the color chart used in the Silent Way

TEFL Techniques - The Van Game -- Andrew Carter
TEFL Techniques – The Van Game The very best way of teaching English (or any other language!) is to get the student wanting to learn – hungry for new ways to express themselves in your language. ...

TYKES Halloween Games -- kevntosh
oday at the TYKES Halloween Party, one of the games was to see who could make a Mummy out of their partner the fastest.

Halloween Games for the Perfect Halloween Party! -- Nicole O'Reilly
With Halloween fast approaching it's time to dust off those dirty and cobwebbed Halloween games for the kids. Depending on the style of party you are throwing you may be looking for Halloween ...

Halloween Games for pre-teens -- answers.yahoo.com
It will just be the three of us. My pre-teen daughters and I are having a "family game night" today.

Where can I find games for ESL classes -- answers.yahoo.com
I teach English at a Japanese elementary school, and I need idea for educational games.

Things That Are Good To Know! The Story So Far Podcast- Episode 6 -- Kristen
Hello! Here is the latest podcast addition for Story So Far. Some ESL teachers have been telling me that they like this podcast for ESL so I'll keep posting these. This one is 'Things that ...

Re: EFL/ESL games (2) - English lesson -- kirsteen06
What a great idea ! Have you used this in larger classes , must get rather rowdy !

7 Ways to Teach Counting - Lesson -- Shannon Tani
It's easy to teach counting when you've got a few good ideas up your sleeve. Young students need a lot of repetition when they are learning to count. The more practice you can get in, the ...

From ABCs To Phonics - The Alphabet In The ESL Classroom - Lesson -- Shannon Tani
Teaching the alphabet to your students can be as easy as uh...A...B...C! The first place that you want to start, especially if your kids are new to English, is with the ABC song. Sing it as often as ...

Teaching ESL Vocabulary - 5 Stages to Success - Lesson -- Shannon Tani
This can be a daunting task even for the most accomplished of teachers. Young and old students alike can be uncomfortable and shy when dealing with vocabulary words they do not know. I've found ...

Using Circle Time in ESL Classrooms - Lesson -- Shannon Tani
Many ESL teachers may not be familiar with the idea of circle time. It is a part of lesson, usually the first thing that you do, where the concepts are repeated on a daily (or weekly) basis. It's ...

5 Ideas to Teach Prepositions to Your ESL Students - Lesson -- Shannon Tani
It doesn't have to be difficult to teach prepositions to your ESL students. Granted, prepositions are a little bit harder because they are more of a concept than a mere vocabulary word. However, ...

Re: Fun Games for Children Training in Martial Arts - Lesson -- David
We play Sensei Says in our dojo with 5-7 year olds. However, the problem with the game is that kids spend too much of the time "sitting out" when they are eliminated. To overcome this, we divide the ...

The where and why of apostrophes - Lesson -- J. McCorquodale
Can we handle the apostrophes? For sure we can... But quite a number of english speaking individuals do not seem to know how, as can be seen by the number of errors in shop signs and advertisements. ...

Free Online Trivia Game Questions -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What is the tallest mountain in the world? Answer: Everest Trivia Teaser: Mt. Everest, on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China, is the world's tallest mountain and highest elevation ...

Irish Eyes - Trivia Game Questions and Answers -- Deanna Mascle
1. How many kingdoms was early Celtic Ireland divided into? A. 150 B. 15 C. 5 D. 1 A. 150 TRIVIA: Early Celtic Ireland was divided into 150 local kingdoms ruled by 5 provincial kings and one High ...

Free Online Trivia Game Questions and Answers -- Deanna Mascle
Question: Infants have more or less number of bones than adults? Answer: More Trivia Teaser: A baby's body has about 300 bones at birth. These eventually fuse, or grow together, to form the 206 ...

Trivia Questions - For The Birds (2) -- Deanna Mascle
1. Which is not a group term for birds? A. Flock B. Flight C. Volery D. Swarm D. Swarm TOPICS: Various insects can collectively be called a swarm but not birds! 2. Which of these is a fear of birds? ...

Trivia Questions, Interesting Facts - For The Birds -- Deanna Mascle
1. How many eyelids do birds have? A. None B. One C. Two D. Three D. Three TOPICS: They have an upper lid resembling that of humans, a lower lid that closes when a bird sleeps, and a third lid, ...

Interest Facts - Scare Crow Trivia Questions And Answers -- Deanna Mascle
1. What is a scarecrow? A. A device to scare birds B. A device to keep farmers company C. A device to motivate gardeners D. A device to entertain visitors A. A device to scare birds TOPICS: A ...

Trivia Teaser / Questions (2) -- Deanna Mascle
Question: How far does human blood travel during one day? Answer: 12,000 miles Trivia Teaser: On average the blood fully circulates in the human body some seven to eight times per minute. Question: ...

Trivia Teaser Questions And Answers -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What is the deepest part of the ocean? Answer: Marianas Trench Trivia Teaser: Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench is the deepest point in Earth's oceans. The bottom there is 35,840 ...

Trivia Questions - Hurray For Holland (2) -- Deanna Mascle
1. What is the proper name of the country in northwestern Europe, bordered on the north and west by the North Sea, on the east by Germany, and on the south by Belgium? A. Holland B. The Netherlands ...

Trivia Questions and Answers - Hurray For Holland -- Deanna Mascle
1. How much of Holland’s land was once covered by water? A. One-fifth B. Two-fifths C. One-quarter D. One-third B. Two-fifths TOPICS: More than two-fifths of the country's land was once covered ...

Fun activities to use in the social studies classroom -- answers.yahoo.com
What are some activities (games, role play, simulation, small groups, etc.) that I could use either in an 8th grade history class regarding the American Revolution, or a high school class regarding ...

Im doing a classroom assistant course how can i make a good game -- answers.yahoo.com
i have to design a game and use it.any1 know a site where i can make a story box????? let me know please

Increasing stress levels in the classroom -- answers.yahoo.com
I need to teach stress and stress management to adults as part of an induction. Its a struggle to engage with them and I was wondering if anyone knew of a simple game that can be played in a ...

fun games to play with a high school class -- answers.yahoo.com
I am the teacher in a high school classroom and my students love to play games. We have played the same games for such a long time that many of them are losing their fun. Any suggestions for fun, ...

classroom-type activities for sixth grade (11-12 year old) students -- answers.yahoo.com
Not homework-type assignments, please. I do have a curriculum to follow, but I want to know how to make things more interesting. I've written variations on games of Taboo and Trivial Pursuit, and ...

Fun Indoor Games -- answers.yahoo.com
Ok, In My Homeroom On Monday i am hosting a game that we get to play in my classroom. Any good idea's for games? We cant do hide and go seek, or truth or dare, or any of those From uuu_killer: ...

ideas for a good auditory game I could make for my classroom -- answers.yahoo.com
I need to make an auditory game for my college class to be used in a classroom between grades K-2. I need to tape record the directions and sounds for the children to listen to; they will follow ...

good classroom party games or craft ideas for kids -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm organizing my son's 3rd grade class party at school. I would like to have a game and an easy craft. **Ive looked at several websites for ideas but they all pretty much suggest the same ...

simple classroom games like hangman or ispy, for a small class -- answers.yahoo.com
Can anybody recommend

classroom games for subject-verb-agreement to teach grade 8 children -- answers.yahoo.com
Please introduce some classroom games for

some classroom games appropriate and fun for college students -- answers.yahoo.com
I have to lead a discussion among college students. After I present all the information I would like to play a game with them to review the info and to encourage interaction. Any ideas? If it's ...
Re: some classroom games appropriate and fun for college students -- Ami
Games can add another dimension of learning to the classroom even at the college level. Two of my best professors, both with doctorate degrees, used games now and then to add pizazz to the material. ...

games that kids can play in the classroom to help them remmember their class mates names -- answers.yahoo.com
Games in classroom (teacher) to play with kids so that they can now all the childrens names in the class.

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such as hand game = trust paper game= picturnary From IloveMarmite: Classic..... I spy !! Classic..... I spy !! From lovelylexie: Buy The Gamester's Handbook from the Internet (dead ... Buy The ...

Suggestions for classroom games (large group -elementary school age) -- answers.yahoo.com
I need to find a way to keep the group quiet and not bored. My idea was allong the lines of the game 7 up. I am looking for any other suggestions, that dont require much materials.

Re: Five Simple Spelling Rules - Lesson -- Michael Bennett
today I wrote 'verging', but it didn't look right, so I changed it to 'vergeing' which looked better, but was underlined by the spell checker. Then I spent half an hour wandering ...

Idea for demonstration lesson for English class? -- answers.yahoo.com
I just started to teach English for kindergarten kids. I have to give a demonstration lesson to get new students. I'm suppose to prepare 20 min. lesson and 30 kids are coming. They are all 4 ...

What words can you make using the letters, D G R A G E? this is for the game Bully during the english 5 class? -- answers.yahoo.com
words have to be at least three characters long

What kind of games can I play with a class of 35 or more middle school students with lower level english? -- answers.yahoo.com
i teach english in public school in korea. i have been assigned to team teacher but we have decided the students need more fun so i have them 45 minutes a week and need some games that can work with ...

English comunication games?? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm an english teacher student from Sweden who's working in Spain for the summer. I do have lots of ideas for my classes, but can anyone please give me some suggestions of comunicationgames?? ...

What are some good games to play with kindergarten kids? -- answers.yahoo.com
This is a spoken English class, so im looking for more of an English game to play in class.

Help with and idea for game for English class!? -- answers.yahoo.com
Here's my assignment Create a game for reviewing a unit of literature or grammar or for reviewing vocabulary or spelling words. ( Tradiotional Spelling bees off limits) You will play game with ...

Do u have any games that can be played outdoor by college students, related to english? -- answers.yahoo.com
my english class is going on a picnic in the next few days, and we need some games that can be played by the whole class... please, if u have some, tell me and explain it.

Where can I find games for ESL classes? -- answers.yahoo.com
I teach English at a Japanese elementary school, and I need idea for educational games. HELP!

Can anyone give me some good lesson plans for the 6th grade? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'm training to become a teacher. What kinds of things do 6th graders learn. Can someone give me a few lesson plans in the following subjects: Math Science English Social studies

I look for activities and lesson plans for teaching law/rules in kindergarten? -- answers.yahoo.com
I look for activities and lesson plans for teaching law/rules in kindergarten

Art (drawing and painting) lesson plans for elementary kids.....? -- answers.yahoo.com
I am going to teach art lessons to a group of kids in 2-4th grade. Does anyone know any site for lesson plans? I want to start of with drawing...then painting...last sculpture.

Where can I find information on creating lesson plans? -- answers.yahoo.com
I would like information on creating lesson plans. I am a Social Studies Education student in Georgia. I know I'm going to have to create my own lesson plans. I would like information on websites ...

Teaching personal lessons (English lessons)? -- answers.yahoo.com
Please share some ideas for teaching one to one English lessons. These are pretty tough lessons to teach cuz the teacher/student usually feel they have to be *on* all the time. What activities can I ...

What was the best assignment you ever had to complete in a high school English class? -- answers.yahoo.com
I am trying to add some creative and fun assignments to my lesson plans. I teach English IV (British literature) to seniors, but I'm interested in activities from any high school English class. ...

Share an creative activity/game that would enable children 6-8 and 11-14 have fun at the same time learn -- answers.yahoo.com
I am responsible for a group of children this weekend, two groups and I am having trouble thinking of either board games, card games, and/or phyical games that innercity children would love to play ...

Sunday School w/ toddlers? -- answers.yahoo.com
Next week is our "step up Sunday" at church and all the teens teach the Sunday school classes. I am teaching the 0-2 class. There are not many in this class. They are mostly around the age of 2. They ...

Looking for ideas to bring 'fun' in the classroom? -- answers.yahoo.com
As an education major, I'm looking for ideas on ways that I can incorperate fun into my lessons. I've heard of students being awarded 'money' to buy small items form a 'shop' ...

Lesson Plan on Symbolism? -- answers.yahoo.com
Hi. Does anyone out there have any creative ways to teach a lesson on symbolism in poetery? I'm teaching a 7th grade LA class and need a fun supplemntal activity to really hit home how symbolism ...
Re: Lesson Plan on Symbolism? -- Anna Drake
I don't think "O Captain, My Captain" is too advanced for younger audiences, although 7th grade may be a little overwhelmed by it. I teach an abridged version in the 9th grade that includes ...

What are some fun, exciting ways to teach space to first graders? -- answers.yahoo.com
They're all great writers, but I want to challenge them to do something outside of their comfort zone. Worksheets etc I can handle for "fun activities" during their own time (they love doing ...

Can you think of any fun hands-on art activities for Kindergarten? -- answers.yahoo.com
Nothing crafty please. Preferably something that will allow students to use their individual creativity. Note: I am not asking people to do my job for me lol. I have a lesson plan for tomorrow, but I ...

Idea for demonstration lesson for English class? -- answers.yahoo.com
I just started to teach English for kindergarten kids. I have to give a demonstration lesson to get new students. I'm suppose to prepare 20 min. lesson and 30 kids are coming. They are all 4 ...

What are some fun activities for an english lesson? -- answers.yahoo.com
i have a foreign student that needs to learn english. he knows the basic part of speech but can't seem to construct a sentence, he's at a university level.

Basic Level English Lesson Plan - Sports Theme? -- answers.yahoo.com
Where can i get an English lesson plan about sports? I also need dialogue for conversation! Thanks.

Ideas for Year 8 English lesson? -- answers.yahoo.com
I'll be taking a Year 8 English lesson and need an idea for a one-off/cover lesson. Something interesting and fun, but where they will also LEARN. I've been told that I can choose absolutely ...

Re: Alot is Not a Word,........... it's Two. - ESL lesson - English lesson -- Bob Slefty
dear mr day you append qualifications to your name and pontificate most grandiosely and yet make the astonishing claim that icecream is singular and therefore lots of icecream is erroneous. icecream ...

How many words does a 5th grader write for english normally? - Lesson -- answers.yahoo.com
I have to write a lesson plan for a college class. I chose 5th grade English. The only problem is that no schools will tell me the normal word count for 5th grade essays. PLEASE help me, I just ...

Can anyone give me some help on a talk i have to give in my english lesson? -- answers.yahoo.com
The talk has to be about 3 minutes and I have to talk about my work experience in a hotel, cooking (Catering Assistant) ANY HELP AT ALL WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED!! Especially to help me with how I ...

I am an education major in college and I have to make a lesson plan, I am teaching an English lesson -- answers.yahoo.com
Does anyone have any ideas? I dont know why but i can not think of anything that sounds like it would be fun. I also have to do an activity in class over the topic...so if anyone could help that ...

How to get started teaching ESL? - Lesson -- answers.yahoo.com
I have just volunteered to take over a class from an experienced ESL teacher. Yikes! I have some lesson plans from esl-images.com and some other information. I am looking for good, practical advice ...

I need a english lesson plan for 8th grade- part of the class is testing-it needs to be quiet .. -- answers.yahoo.com
the class is an hour long and i need to occupy half of the class while the other half is testing. does anyone have any ideas for a silent, independent activity related to language arts?

I have to create a lesson plan for my english class and i have to teach the word synecdoche? -- answers.yahoo.com
does anyone know where or how i would go about doing this?

1st grader needs extra help, ideas please!? -- answers.yahoo.com
i need some tactics to teach a first grader to grasp reading. He goes to school but i believe the teachers dont show him special attention. websites w/ reading games,wrksheets, lessons! please i ...

Lesson Plans for 5 to 10 year olds.? -- answers.yahoo.com
Any teachers have any good tips, ideas on lesson planning, games, teaching methods etc. Bytheway on teaching English.

Aeon Interview ...What is the best 5 minutes lesson to teach? -- answers.yahoo.com
I am trying to think of a fun and interesting lesson that will be engaging for students in an Aeon ESL interview. I was thinking of doing one these: weather; animals - male, female, baby; ...

what games and activities are suitable for kids ages 6-12 years old.I'm an english teacher in korea? -- answers.yahoo.com
English is their second language so games and activities are suitable for them to learn in a fun way so that they wont easily get bored

How do you teach children about countries of the world -- answers.yahoo.com
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good games for primary ones -- answers.yahoo.com
From naughtybecksy K: Yes we used to play this at parties. Cut out some large ... Yes we used to play this at parties. Cut out some large squares and draw a colourful bright simple picture on it. ie ...

TEFL Techniques - Where's Your Tongue? -- Andrew Carter
Many students of the English language have a problem with pronouncing the ‘TH’ sound that we use so commonly in our language, and it’s important that we teach this sound from an early stage. ...

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Using Pictures to Teach Narrative Writing with Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry -- Trina Allen
Subject: Sixth Grade Language Arts – Segregation and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Time allotted: 90 minutes Organization: large group Objective: Students will demonstrate the understanding of the ...

Reading and Writing Summer Activities - ESL Teacher Freda Glatt Lesson -- Freda J. Glatt, MS
As summer approaches, reading and writing should be fun so children can reinforce their skills without feeling as though they are in school. Here are a few for you to try. 1. My Favorite Books a. ...

Three Keys To Teaching Your Child (student) The Alphabet -- Deanna Mascle
Learning the alphabet is a key part of your child's education especially when it comes to learning to read and write. It is important that children learn not only to recite the letters in order, ...

Independence Fever (trivia questions - lesson) -- Deanna Mascle
1. What event do Americans celebrate with a national holiday on July 4th? A. George Washington’s birthday B. King George III’s ascension to the throne of England C. Formal adoption of the ...

TEC ~ Simon Says (funny) -- mooncrystle

Tips and Tricks (for teachers) -- teach2learn05

Using Google Earth in the Foreign Language Classroom -- ravip

Going Beyond Hello - ESL Teacher Eric Roth Lesson -- Eric Roth Lesson
GOING BEYOND HELLO “Accept me as I am – only then will we discover each other.” Federico Fellini (1920-1993), Italian director/screenwriter Telling Your Story: Please interview the person ...

7 Ways to Use Songs and Music in the ESL - EFL Classroom -- Craig Peterson
For teachers of ESL and EFL, it is necessary to go beyond the book and use alternative activities in the classroom. What could be more fun than using songs to teach English? Here are seven ways that ...

International Pickle Week - ESL Teacher Freda Glatt Lesson -- Freda J. Glatt
Are you aware that International Pickle Week takes place the last two weeks in May? By all means, celebrate!! 1. Explain to your children that "in a pickle" is an expression that means a difficult ...

Trivia Game Questions -- Deanna Mascle
Question: What is the tallest mountain in the world? Answer: Everest Trivia Teaser: Mt. Everest, on the border of Nepal and Tibet, China, is the world's tallest mountain and highest elevation ...

Trivia Game Questions and Answers -- Deanna Mascle
Question: Infants have more or less number of bones than adults? Answer: More Trivia Teaser: A baby's body has about 300 bones at birth. These eventually fuse, or grow together, to form the 206 ...

Trivia Questions - For The Birds -- Deanna Mascle
1. Which is not a group term for birds? A. Flock B. Flight C. Volery D. Swarm D. Swarm TOPICS: Various insects can collectively be called a swarm but not birds! 2. Which of these is a fear of birds? ...

Mexican Man Frying an Egg - ESL Teacher Robin Day Lesson -- Robin Tim Day BSc MSc BEd.
Here is a puzzle you can give ESL kids on the black board. Can you see the puzzle now? Children love it and it has a bit of vocabulary for them: egg, egg white, yellow yolk, fry pan or frying pan, ...

Teach English With Songs Even If You're Not Musically Inclined -- Richard J Graham
Although we hear a lot about how songs can help the English as a Second Language (ESL) or English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classroom, if you're not musically inclined it can be tough to make ...

Earth Day - ESL Teacher Freda Glatt Lesson -- Freda J. Glatt
Earth Day, April 22, is set aside for all of us to think about our planet and how to take care of it. It is a time to think about the most efficient ways to use Earth's natural resources. One ...

What's The Time - Mr Wolf? -- Andrew Carter
What’s the time, Mr Wolf? Here’s a lesson plan for teaching time telling to elementary level English language students. The lesson is based around an English playground game. One person stands ...

Teaching English With a Mirror - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
Teaching English with a Mirror Here’s a lesson plan aimed at Intermediate level students of English as a Second Language. As the students gather for the lesson, there are several mirrors on display ...

Telephone TESOL - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
Telephone TESOL This is a half hour lesson in Telephone English – aimed at Intermediate level students of English as a Second Language. It’s interesting to note that English sounds very different ...

TEFL and Baking, A Fine Mix! - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
TEFL and baking – a fine mix! One of the things we like to do for our students, who stay with us for total immersion in the English Language (the best way to learn), is bake our own bread. ...

TEFL Visits - London Numbers - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
TEFL Visits – London numbers Although we live outside London, it’s still a major tool in our Teaching English as a Second Language toolbox. Going there is a treat – going home at the end of a ...

TEFL Visits: Stonehenge Mysteries - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
TEFL Visits – Stonehenge Mysteries Not far from where I teach is a World Heritage site – Stonehenge. Most people who visit us from overseas have heard of it, seen pictures, and are keen to visit. ...

TEFL Techniques: The Weather Forecast - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
TEFL Techniques: The Weather Forecast The UK is blessed with ‘weather’ rather than ‘climate’ – i.e., like Forrest Gump’s famous Box of Chocolates, you never know what you’re going to ...

TEFL Techniques: Read the Signs! -- Andrew Carter
TEFL Techniques: Read the Signs! When learning a new language there are four key skills to master: reading, writing, listening and speaking. As you develop the skills, so you develop your competence ...

TEFL Techniques: Comparing Cathedrals - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
The value of getting your student or students out of the confines of the classroom cannot be underestimated. Trips and visits not only improve the student teacher relationship, but they are brilliant ...

Telephone TESOL - Lesson -- Andrew Carter
Telephone TESOL This is a half hour lesson in Telephone English – aimed at Intermediate level students of English as a Second Language. It’s interesting to note that English sounds very different ...

Teaching First Words - Tips -- Andrew Carter
I was enjoying a cup of coffee the other day, talking to a friend about teaching English to non-English speakers. He was speculating as to how I could presume to teach someone without knowing their ...

TEFL Techniques: International Words - Tips -- Andrew Carter
When you sit down and think about it, or even stand around and think about it (!), English words have seeped into the vocabulary of millions of people, thanks, in the main part, to the genius of ...

Monstrous Trivia, Questions -- Deanna Mascle
1. The Abominable Snowman, Yeti, Bigfoot, and Sasquatch appear in one form or another in which epics? A. Ancient Sumaria epic B. Russian literature C. Anglo-Saxon literature D. Greek mythology E. All ...

5 Classroom Management Tips For Dealing With A Noisy Class -- Rob Johnson
1. The first thing to remember is that you are the boss. Self belief is incredibly important in this job. You can’t expect pupils to respond positively to you unless you believe, really believe, ...

Teaching English At The Dog Pound - Tips -- Andrew Carter
Following up a local press article about a homeless St Bernard cross called Benny I took a student to our local Dog’s Trust kennels. The exercise involved the student scanning the local paper for a ...

TEFL Homework - The Diary - Tips -- Andrew Carter
A student learning English as a Second Language by total immersion (living with English speakers, only speaking English for two to four weeks, for example) is at a distinct advantage when it come to ...

Teaching English as a Second Language - A Lesson About Fans -- Andrew Carter
FANS – there’s a word, plural, which conjures up a few different images for the native speaker. Here’s a lesson about fans. As the students enter the room, the teacher overdoes the welcome with ...

The Story So Far- Episode 4- podcast - video -- Kristen
The Story So Far- Episode 4- Podcast - Video This video shows things that are fun to do in the winter time. This episode features segments made all in Canada, and every segment has a touch of snow in ...
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