English teaching resources that include legos? Yes. That lego could earn you big money someday. Go ahead, play. (RT @hosking: @tspoetry I love this. Makes me want to be a high school English teacher again.
From lesson and resource ideas to behaviour management techniques, Pinterest offers a wide range of support and inspiration for teachers with young students Pinterest is a social network that allows users to curate their own inspiration banks by...
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Not only do LEGOs have a long history in the realm of play, they also offer endless creative opportunities and hold quite a bit of teaching and learning power. And many teachers are already harnessing that in their own classrooms.
Photo courtesy of Jenn Durfey via Flickr Ritsuko Nakata, co-author of Let’s Go, looks at why children forget what they’ve learned and shares her top tips for getting young learners to remember new language.
Yesterday afternoon, I spent most of the afternoon in between my kindy classes and my evening job, whipping together a series of flashcard sets for our new kindy+ class on Saturday afternoons. I did...
Jim George's insight:
Obviously I think this is the most insightful bit of writing since whenever!
Print out the cards to make a grid, 5x6. Number six boxes, write 5 items in each box. With a partner, take turns to throw the dice & choose one item from that box. Match it to a picture & put your colour counter on it. Winner = 1st person to connect four pictures in a line (up/down, across or diagonally). Extend the game - see how many connect 4s you can make, using all the items.
Affective Postures and Practices for Classroom Management with Young Learners. It is with great pleasure that I am part of the February issue on Classroom Management of the iTDi blog! Check my contribution and make sure ...
Young Learners Living Language with Cuisenaire Rods. "Never go to a class without rods". Saying at Juan Uribe Ensino Afetivo. Emile-Georges Cuisenaire was a Belgian primary teacher, who invented the small wooden ...
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Quickly becoming a fan of Juan, and have long been a proponent of Cuisenaire Rods in the EFL/YLE classroom. he's obviously thought about them a lot more than me, and has come up with a superb range of uses. Go get yours dusted off!
Obviously very biased, as this is from one of my classes...using Fotobabble on an iPhone to record students singing/playing without the hassle/drama of video - great for sharing with parents, and really motivating/rewarding for YLs to hear their own voices back (and to see some context).