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Motivating Teenagers - the Wanderlust method

While living in Berlin, I worked at a tutoring center. I’d been attending one whenever we were in Germany, because my Math skills were abysmal, so I knew they were great fun – for socializing, not so much for learning. 162 more words

The Case For Languages


As the school year progresses and we are nearing the half way point, it is a good time to re-evaluate and focus our efforts to areas where your child may be struggling. 110 more words

Singapore TESOL

Over the last weekend, I presented at the Singapore TESOL conference. The topic was one that is near and dear to my curriculum and material-development heart, making lessons meaningful for students from the beginning of the class. 97 more words

What Are Your Thoughts Hallie?

In an interview  with granddaughter Hallie about her first week of school, I discover a key strategy to guide her through the “too hard” moments! 815 more words

Family Relationships

Strategies for Helping Students Motivate Themselves | Edutopia

I (Clare) found this interesting article on Edutopia. I thought it would be of interest to educators especially since it is the beginning of the school year. 1,070 more words

Classroom Teachers

Helping Shape Archery Attitudes

Note If you are serious about coaching archery, please go to http://www.archerycoachesguild.org and consider joining The Archery Coaches Guild. We are days away from a formal launch of the website, but most of it is already there. 1,352 more words

For All Coaches

Today was my last day of teaching in Tokyo, Japan. (This was the poster for my classes!) What a lot of new things I’ve learned.. thank you to all my students and colleagues. 151 more words

Teaching English