Teaching English Games Blog

academic thesis degree awarded

I'm all about hands-on results, but academic types often ask me for research backing the use of games in language learning. Playing games is natural for children. Games motivate students to join in. Check authors like Hadfield and Rixon, who point out that games should have a central place...

13 Mar Shelley Vernon No Comments
refugees learning English with a ball game to help them relax

Any teachers taking culturally diverse classes will tell you to be careful.

Refugees may be feeling vulnerable, shy and fragile. A simple question such as "Where are you from?" may result in floods of tears. There may also be tensions between students with cultural...

31 Dec Shelley Vernon No Comments
children of mixed ages in classroom

Hello, my dear Blog readers,

It can be problematical teaching mixed age groups, especially at preschool. Let's hear from an ELL teacher taking a mixed age group and see what problems she has and how we might resolve them. If you are also teaching children in a mixed age...

04 Jun Shelley Vernon 2 Comments

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