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picture of movie theatre

Here are ideas for using films in the classroom so students can see English applied in real-life situations. When playing a video, you do not want the students just sitting around like vegetables. You must integrate the students into the lesson. They always learn better when actively engaged in...

02 May 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
story time with toddlers and preschool children

A distraught teacher rang me for help. She had to teach mixed age classes with two-year-olds mixed with their older siblings and other older children, aged four, five and six. She could not separate the toddlers from the older children. It was important that lessons be a success or she would be...

17 Dec Shelley Vernon No Comments

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