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Category Archives: ESOL education

Every day is a MIXTURE – some GOOD English, some BAD English or even NO English

Originally posted on The FUTURE of Learning:
(Photo credit: http://bit.ly/2i743eQ) No two days are alike – that’s the wonder of life. Sometimes we really want something but nothing happens, and…

January 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

50 More Playful Sight Word Games

I know I’ve been “on vacation” about putting in posts and it’s not even the Christmas holidays yet!  I also know that most of my readers are really looking forward … Continue reading

November 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

Considering becoming an ESL/ESOL teacher?

Maybe you or someone you know has considered becoming a teacher of English to people from other cultures. Maybe you also can speak a language in addition to English (like … Continue reading

April 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

How to Develop Students’ Vocabulary?

One of the many challenges of teaching students is how to develop and raise their level of vocabulary.  How can we get them to use these Reading Vocabulary words, for … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Help! How can I get my students to be engaged the minute they enter?

I feel your frustration and have so been there, especially this time of the school year. I just saw this article by the blog, teachthought.com, and there are wonderfully easy … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Transformers, the Pact, and the Restart your Engine

I know that quite a few of my readers are really looking forward to Spring Break, especially if you’re a teacher!  So, I thought I’d just share some encouraging thoughts … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · Leave a comment

How can I understand a person with ADHD?

Finally, a person who knows children who have ADHD and also knows how to work with them to succeed.  I just love her ideas.  I have previously used several of … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

How in the world can we get parents involved?

Thank you my blog friends.  I received an inquiry about how to get parents to attend conferences.  Oh, I do completely understand your frustration!  I have several ideas that I’ve … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

How can we make learning English more fun?

As many of my blog followers know, I am blessed to be part of the Education First organization.  I have just completed a rather short program for children from China. … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment