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Great Self-Study Conversation Technique: Not an Oxymoron

When I was living in Japan and in Africa, I occasionally met a non-native English speaker who spoke almost fluent English with clear pronunciation, natural intonation and mature vocabulary and had great listening skills.  372 more words

ESL Conversation

Whatcha reading?

I’m a compulsive sharer. Sorry. I’ve discovered a ton of great resources lately, here’s a quick run down for anyone interested.

‘The Motivation Equation‘ … 201 more words


Integrated vs Segregated Skills ESL Courses: Advantages of Segregated Skills

After the first day of the term a few years ago, I noticed a long line of students outside our Academic ESL (English for Academic Purposes—EAP) director’s office.  1,400 more words

Engaging Students

Should We Coach Male and Female Archers the Same Way?

I have had this question in mind for quite some time. I have even asked a couple of authors to tackle the topic. Most seem to think of the topic as a land mine they do not want to step on. 579 more words

For All Coaches

Bring podcast to life

Podcasts can be an invaluable education tool, but first you have to master how to make them. Here are the steps involved in bringing a podcast to life. 114 more words

Achieve The Early Day Child Center News

Empower Students with Innovative Learning

By Melissa Davidson

Students staring off into space, sleeping at their desks, fidgeting in their chairs… These behaviors are as common as old-school styles of teaching, and finding ways to engage students remains an age-old dilemma. 808 more words

Landmark School

What can teachers really control?

This is the month when New Year’s resolutions are grasped with intensity and then discarded with quiet disappointment. Yet hope seems to re-sprout with each new beginning, whether that of a school year, a budget cycle, calendar year or sports season. 565 more words

Motivating Students