Thought-provoking articles and classroom ideas for English teachers who never stop learning.
This blog presents ideas on how you can redistribute the materials you give in either face-to-face or online classes to take more advantage of synchronous classes with your students. Assigning lower-level thinking activities outside of class is beneficial to everyone, as during synchronous classes your students are more prepared to participate in higher-level cognitive activities, and your lessons on the whole become more meaningful.Read this post
This blog examines the importance of routines, norms and consequences in creating strong learning environments. With these essential educational elements, students feel supported and secure and are able to learn more deeply and fluidly.Read this post
A challenging start to the new term can be made easier with the Richmond Essential Start materials.Read this post
Why are the positive or negative messages we repeat to ourselves so powerful? In this blog, we’ll consider concrete ways to reprogram our beliefs in our own potential and that of our students. We’ll see how science illustrates exactly how we can achieve virtually anything we want through effort and determination.Read this post
Finding ways to teach an effective class online can be challenging. In this blog, you’ll find the solutions that Russell Stannard, an expert in the field of educational technology, recommends, to save you time and unneeded work in preparing your lessons. He explains the difference between using generic platforms and the ones Richmond has already created. See if this could be your answer!Read this post
During the pandemic of 2020, teachers all over the world had to prioritise their choices in order to be able to connect with their students. In this blog we will look at the conclusions they reached and how, after deep reflection, their students’ emotional well-being was determined to be most important of all.Read this post