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A list of short warm up activities for use with any English club or class. Useful for ESL teachers.
Team-building activities are great. Not only can they help establish routines, tone, and expectations, they’re also fun, and can help learners feel comfortable. Though many older students in high s...
Not only is this a good set of activities to pass on to your teachers to use with students, but many could also be used with teachers for the first back-to-school faculty meeting. They can be a nice way to introduce new faculty to veterans, as well as to break the ice for all. I have used #3 quite successfully with adults--changed the prompt to "2 lies and a truth about this summer' and it was great for all!
After introducing a new topic, have students write keywords related to the topic onto sticky notes and organize them in a flow chart on a large poster board. For large classes, students can
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Here are the best of the more than 150 ideas that teachers have shared with us over the years.
Looking to calm those first-day-of-school jitters? Try an "icebreaker" from Volume 6 in our collection.
7 Icebreakers to Use with Students in The First Week of The New School Year http://t.co/YCgRUGZ3JP
Quick filler activities for when lessons finish early, schedules change, or you're left with some time before the bell rings. Perfect for keeping kids occupied during transition times.
Educator, author and blogger Rick Curwin explains why and how to grab your students' attention for the first five minutes of each lesson.
We often think of ice breakers at the beginning of a school year or at the introduction of a new course. These could be used through out the year.
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Educators who appreciate the value of professional networks have a keen understanding of the old adage, "The wisdom is in the room." For this growing community, "room" means any space.