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learning difficulties in the classroom

*Teachers often have to include children with learning difficulties in their classrooms. While I have no solution for this, I do have some tips that may help.

Most important tip

Do not discourage the child. Do not give them test results that they can compare with others...

06 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments

An English teacher opening a kindergarten asked me for any tips to make his place stand out from the crowd. Here are a few ideas...

Kindergarten is a hands-on place, touching, feeling, building, playing, drawing, dancing and learning to communicate with others. Hopefully, it is...

19 Aug Shelley Vernon No Comments
businessman relaxing in a deckchair with a cocktail

Tiffany is teaching English in China and she has this problem:

I am teaching a one on one ESL two hour lesson for a 35-year-old Chinese man, and I am struggling to effectively improve his English. He has been studying English for 10 years and has lived in Australia for two, but he...

20 Jul Shelley Vernon 3 Comments
school kids doing a flashmob in the school yard

In a bit of a panic a teacher asked me how to handle the request of her school director to produce a show with 60 kids. The director wanted all the kids to be involved together in a big finale.

The solution could be to do a flashmob. To make it relevant to English class, choose...

17 Jul Shelley Vernon No Comments

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