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Writing Techniques for the ESL Classroom

In-class writing is common in many many ESL context. This post will provide several different ways that teachers can get their students writing in an ESL classroom. 408 more words

Teaching Methods

The Secret Of My (Maths) Success

Over half term some good friends visited. I had an interesting chat with Dan, who is in his fifties and gained a first in maths through the OU a few years ago. 670 more words

Teaching Methods

Process, Not Plagiarism

I created a wiki on wikispaces for my professional development class. I call it Process, Not Plagiarism. Here is a link if you’d like to see it:  357 more words


My students suck at using technology…

From a 2015 article entitled: “Technology in the Classroom: Don’t Believe the Hype” by Tim Walker. Here is the link to this article.

Teach with technology they say. 498 more words


Have a strong vision of your success. And... don't let anyone get in your way

As we move into the winter vacation cycle, I am taking some time to visualize my ideal classroom situation. I want to create a detailed picture of what I’d like to see. 1,182 more words

Gardening fruits

Dear parents and friends

We want to thank our teachers and students for their faithfulness in watering, weeding and keeping the urban garden we had started a year ago. 28 more words

Fun And Learning

Spiral v. Mastery

I read an article on how Shanghai schools teach math differently from western schools. They mentioned that Shanghai teachers taught mastery before moving on to the next concept. 478 more words