Thought-provoking articles and classroom ideas for English teachers who never stop learning.
A good approach to testing students’ levels of English will start you on the right foot to building a great personal relationship. It will help you form groups that work well and spread positive word-of-mouth about your academy. It’s a step you should never skip. Nathan Whittle explains.Read this post
Maximum engagement in class is achieved when your students are involved in creating their own class resources. Here are 4 ideas to keep them engaged and improving all year long.Read this post
In this post, Karen McGhie explains how to make Herbert Puchta’s SMILE Approach come to life in the Very Young Learners’ classroom.Read this post
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SGGs) bring together and highlight a number of social justice issues and provide goals, targets and solutions to improve these issues. The 17 SDGs also provide an excellent framework for educators to help learners become aware of important issues across the globe and help us provide them with the tools to alleviate those issues. To find out practical ways to do this, read on.Read this post
CLT (Communicative Language Teaching) is a teaching approach in which interaction is both the means of study and the fundamental objective of study. The teacher’s task is to help the learners develop their communicative competencesRead this post
The effect listening to music has on the brain, and the problem-solving methods often used in studying music, both stimulate neuronal areas that generate deep, divergent, lateral thinking. In this post, we’ll clarify the nature of music as a learning tool, explore the different ways music converts us into expansive (as opposed to vertical) thinkers, and present techniques you can use to generate flexible thinking in your students.Read this post
Assessment is one of the main reasons teachers question whether it’s a good idea to dedicate time to project work in class. Don’t panic! We’ve got several assessment solutions for you, and we wholeheartedly support your decision to let your students’ varied learning styles shine thanks to project work.Read this post