Teaching Tips & Tricks

I often get messages from learners asking various questions related to English. I think their number has tripled since the ...
'Split into small teams and discuss ...'  Why won't they discuss? There might be a whole lot of reasons for ...
spoons in the classroom
#LiveningUpTheProcessChallenge Some time ago I was asked on Twitter to share a set of realia or objects I like to ...
- Can you teach me English fast?  - What do you mean by fast? - 3 classes. - Do you ...
wait time, think time
How much time do you give to your students to think about your question before asking for an answer? A ...
Take this fun personality quiz to find out which sea creature you are as a teacher! This quiz is based ...
Remembering and using new words in speech is often a challenge for language learners. Quite often, this causes them to ...
Roses are red, violets are blue, colour can be used with adult learners too. Numerous studies have shown that colour ...
Recent research suggests that boredom might have many benefits, including increased creativity. A researcher from the University of Central Lancashire ...
Our planet holds a wide variety of unexplained phenomena, including the Sphinx, Bermuda Triangle, a Mayan crystal skull, the Great ...
"Split into small teams and ..."?  In 1913, a French scientist Max Ringelmann performed a simple experiment. He asked workers ...
I’ve always been fascinated by the story about Betty Crocker and how the company succeeded in designing the experience of ...
- Why are you not using puppets in class? - We have no puppets. They say that if you fold ...
Homework Matters For nearly two decades, James Randi Educational Foundation has been offering a one-million-dollar prize to anyone who could ...
Fluency Matters: How to Help Learners Keep the Conversation Going They say that every chef has his or her own ...

 

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