05 Jun 2019

Top 10 supplies for an ESL kids classroom

What are the must have teaching tools for an English kids teacher?

Teaching kids necessitates having loads of supplies at hand – some will be lesson specific and are only used for certain lesson themes, however, some classroom tools can be used over and over for many different activities.

I have a big sports bag that I take to all my kid’s classes, and along with the essentials (pens, pencils, crayons, marker pens, scissors, etc.) the following items are always given a space.

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30 May 2019

Top 10 tips for teaching English to toddlers

Ideas for teaching 2 and 3-year-olds in your ESL classroom

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

Here are some great tips to get you started.

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26 Feb 2019
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Top 10 ESL kids lesson plan routines for 8s and over

Tips for regular items to add to your lessons

Having a familiar structure to your lesson helps to build a routine which covers all the key elements for learning and reviewing English.  Here are 10 key elements that can be included in your lesson plans on a regular basis for students 8-years and up.

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26 Feb 2019

Top 10 ESL kids lesson plan routines for 7s and under

Tips for regular items to add to your lessons

Building a routine into your lesson planning creates a feeling of familiarity for kids, which helps them to gain the confidence they need in class. It also allows the teacher to build on previous lessons by recycling old vocabulary before introducing new language.

Here are 10 key elements that can be included in your lesson plans on a regular basis for the younger students that you teach.

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25 Feb 2019

Top 10 worksheet time activities for ESL teachers and students

Tips for things to do during the worksheet section of our lessons

There are so many things we can do to help our students during the worksheet practice section of the lesson. The teacher is there to help, motivate and inspire and at the same time your students can help each other out and do extra activities to improve their learning and retention. This is a great component of the lesson, if done right!

Here are 10 fantastic things for you to do and encourage your students to do during worksheet time.

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20 Aug 2018

Facebook and Twitter pages!

Daily posts with lots of ideas and freebies!

You may have noticed over the last couple of weeks that we have been posting every day on Facebook and Twitter.  We hope our posts will be a useful daily resource for busy English teachers!

Follow us for posts on the following topics:

  • classroom games and activity ideas
  • teaching tips
  • free worksheet downloads
  • free song videos
  • free reader story videos
  • free lesson plans
  • teacher reports
  • news and updates

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