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Laying the foundation of a successful school year
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As the new school year starts to unfold, both veteran and new teachers will face new challenges (or ...

Teaching outside: what to consider (and five activities to try)
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Hands up who’s had a class (or a week!) full of students suffering from cabin fever. We thought so. ...

The Importance of Building a Classroom Library: Creating a Reading Culture in the Classroom
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Books are powerful tools in language learning. They provide examples of authentic language and expos...

3 Activity Adaptations to Boost Student Participation in Class
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Active participation is what makes a class successful. Engaging in discussions, sharing thoughts and...

Eight ways to use your students’ own devices in class
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Setting foot in a classroom today where students don’t have at least one piece of technology on them...

Top 10 TV series to learn English with
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Your students may have heard stories of celebrities like actress Mila Kunis learning English just fr...

Daily mindfulness for students: 6 activities
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At a time when school and home pressures mean it’s not uncommon to see signs of stress amongst stude...

Fostering a Love for Reading: Strategies for Engaging Reluctant Readers
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One of the jobs of a teacher is to help reluctant readers find a passion for reading. This isn’t oft...

Nurturing a Growth Mindset in English Class: Encouraging Resilience and Perseverance
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There’s a story about a successful golfer. After he hit a hole in one, someone said to him: ‘I’ve ne...

The Power of Authentic Experiences: Incorporating Video into English Classes
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When we use language, we’re not just getting meaning from the words we hear. We also use visual cues...

How should we use technology in the classroom?
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If these past few years have taught us anything, it’s that the question should never be whether to u...

Flipping the language classroom
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Learning another language may represent a challenge that every student adjusts to differently. The f...