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Teacher Tuesday

Get chatting: 10 ways to help ESL students open up

June 2, 2015

Some people are naturally shy, but when it comes to learning a foreign language, lots of folks get tight-lipped. If you are an ESL teacher, have you ever struggled to get your students speaking in class?

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Do or don’t: Assign homework to ESL students

May 19, 2015

If you haven’t had luck with assigning homework in the past, maybe it’s time to give it another try!

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Love language & travel? TESOL might be for you!

May 12, 2015

Our previous Teacher Tuesday posts have focused on ways to support English as a second language (ESL) students in the classroom. Today we want to focus on the teacher.

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Classroom basics: 3 ways to support your ESL students

May 5, 2015

We get it, teachers have a TON of responsibilities. Between planning lessons, grading assignments, and reflecting on assessments, there’s hardly room for anything else.

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It’s more than fun & games: An interactive classroom activity

April 28, 2015

If you liked our last classroom activity idea—Snapshot!—you’ll love today’s lesson plan. Find a Friend is interactive and engaging, but it’s not just about fun. Your ESL students will strengthen their comprehension. Find a Friend is easy to adapt for all classes and skill levels. How would you use it in your classroom?

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Do you use these 2 fun activities in your ESL classroom?

April 21, 2015

Today we want to share a couple of fun activities you can adopt in your classroom to help student engagement and learning. These can be incorporated into just about any lesson plan and are suitable for young kids as well as adult learners.

Teaching English is important, difficult work. We hope Snapshot! and Freeze Frame are tools you can use to make learning English a little easier and more fun for all!

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