Supporting Quality English Teaching

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

The Most From The Least

Hello everyone! A teacher's job is never done.... but it should be! We've blogged previously about how busy we teachers are and all the different, competing demands we face. So, this week make a pledge to: 1. enjoy the Spring sunshine by saving lots of prep-time 2. get that feel-good-factor by putting off doing piles of photocopying and instead  continue to....  get the

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

8 Fantastic Young Learner Listening Activities

Are you ready to roll? Well, I guess not always. We all know the feeling when nothing seems to make us awake and motivated. I'm sure your students very often feel the same way. Not long ago we wrote about energizing adult students, you can read about it here. Now we would like to share with you two activities that can be used

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog Recipes for Successful Teaching

Blog  Recipes for Successful Teaching: Vocabulary and Grammar skills: Read the introduction and background to the Shock Stop activityClick, print, and take into your classroom here Read the introduction and background to the Flashcards - Stop, Look, and Listen activity! Click, print, and take into your classroom here  Read the introduction and background to the Vocabulary or Grammar Review

Teaching Teens

Teaching Teens

Teaching Teens

Today's blog writer is Ricky who we're sure you know as one of The Five Gents.  He was also the inspiration for the Teen Teaching blog post which many of you loved a few weeks ago.  Over to you Ricky for some great teaching ideas to keep

Exploiting homework

Exploiting homework

Exploiting homework

Hello One and All, If you don't have Cuisenaire Rods.... Well, we'd love to know how many of you have been searching out Cuisenaire Rods in your teacher's room since Agnieszka Lewandowicz shared Part 1 of her top tips for making the most of those blocks