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Teachers need to continually adapt to meet the student's learning needs.Tips and strategies for assessing needs academically, behaviorally, and emotionally.

June 2, 2020

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Whether you’re feeling inspired to tidying up or completely revamping your teaching space, here are the top 10 items for your online classroom.

May 5, 2020

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As teachers transition from a traditional classroom to an online/ virtual setting due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), here are the best tips from online experts.

March 24, 2020

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Work when and where you want. Earn $15-$22/hr.

Get a little creative with a shoe-string budget, and have your online classroom in tip-top shape when having to work from home to teach online.

March 20, 2020

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Make your classroom come alive with items lying around your home. Find out how to make quick and easy tools to spruce up your lessons when teaching online.

February 20, 2020

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Explore your favorite idioms with your ESL students and roleplay when to say these idioms.

January 21, 2020

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Part II: Which Strategy Should I Use? In Part I of this blog series about “Supporting Students’ Growth: Top Strategies for Corrective Feedback”, I described a number of different strategies that teachers can use to provide corrective feedback to English language learners when they make errors in speech or writing. These strategies range from direct […]

October 22, 2019

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English pronunciation is possibly the most difficult hurdle your students must overcome. Although your students may be well-versed in English grammar and spelling, it is one thing to excel in writing English and it is another to excel in speaking it. If your students cannot pronounce clearly and correctly, implementing the language rules they studied […]

September 23, 2019

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Part I: Correction Strategies Imagine this scenario: Your lesson today is on daily routines using simple present tense. You explain how the verbs are conjugated and give numerous examples. You have students read a story about one person’s weekly schedule. To check comprehension of the story, you ask, “What time does John get up?” Your […]

September 18, 2019

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In the online classroom, rapport and attitude can make or break the student’s experience. Here are several broad but effective strategies to try.

September 10, 2019

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Learning objectives are important to student success. Here are three ways to keep your lesson objectives aligned using the “backward design” approach.

September 4, 2019

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