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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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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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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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For many teachers, a reward system is indispensable when teaching a new language to young students because it serves many purposes. Rewards can take different forms and be implemented in a few ways during class. For example, if rewards are stickers and emojis, they can represent the progress students are making in their lessons and […]

August 23, 2019

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This Teaching Essentials Blog Series looks at some tools-of-the-trade for online ESL instruction. In it, we explore a few key concepts and dive into what makes them indispensable to our teachers.  The strangest thing happens between people trying to speak who don’t speak the same language. We tend to raise our voices. It’s almost as […]

August 7, 2019

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When it comes to learning English, rote memorization helps ESL students learn the basics and rules of the language. It creates a foundation that is essential to building proficiency. But in order to be masters of English or any language, students should practice a little creativity to advance to a new level. An excellent activity […]

August 2, 2019

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Adaptability is a powerful skill for teachers to have. Though it may not be instinctual for everyone, it can be learned and refined. Teachers who are able to differentiate their teaching styles according to their students in order to make the class material accessible can be more equipped to handle any classroom scenario. With enough […]

July 23, 2019

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Experienced teachers know that being organized, physically and mentally, is critical for impactful teaching. Check out some of the tips! 

June 24, 2019

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Learning a new language isn’t easy! So when it comes to teaching a foreign language, educators need to figure out effective teaching strategies and methods that will help students retain information. Sometimes, letting students be creative will help them learn the nuances of language as well as have fun! Other times, rote learning is more […]

June 7, 2019

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