Words: 1,621 Reading time: about 5 minutes Hey y’all! Yeah, it’s me again! The fun-loving Southern educator of children and lately…adults. I have taken a bit of a reprieve lately and set a nice, relaxing schedule and am trying to stick to it. As if! But really, it’s done a world of good and I’m […]
A lot of people know how to learn a language: Repeat sentences. Flashcards. Books. Phone app. Take a class. Those are good, they work, but sometimes they feel like work! In fact, a lot of language learners give up because they’re so bored. Actually, learning a language doesn’t have to be hard or boring, but […]
If you haven’t seen these yet, prepare to be amazed! I’ve used them for years in a variety of settings. They are a great hands-on tool that help students learn creativity while practice other important language skills. Here are some ideas for using them in your classroom! Game Ideas: Charades – Use the single die roll […]
Giraffes Can’t Dance is a great read that promotes confidence and positive self-esteem in children, as well as empathy and respect for people who are different. The book is about a giraffe named Gerald who wants to dance, but is continuously made fun of and shunned by other animals.
I’d like to suggest some simple ideas…. offer something like the following selection for your students to choose from: Create a slide show presentation to illustrate the major points of the chapter as if they were teachers teaching younger students. Develop a newspaper article or a journalistic TV report about the chapter as if it […]