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Category Archives: ESOL

25 Alternatives to Reading Aloud Around in Class

It’s halfway through this school year, and you’re probably looking for an alternative to make Reading/Language Arts more interesting in your classroom.  Right?  I just saw this post from an … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · Leave a comment

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

Originally posted on AIYSHAH'S ENGLISH PAGE:
(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

English is hard Even for Speakers of English

I’ve taught children from China and they really do have a hard time learning about all the “craziness” in our American English.  Here’s a chart that really does explain why? … Continue reading

October 30, 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

Best APPs For Students, Parents, Teachers in Education

I just found this website that contains hundreds of apps for children, parents, and teachers.  I have never seen such a list before!  Thank you, Katie Williams for publishing this … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

52 Character Building Thoughts for Children

Parents and teachers:  here are 52 wonderful character building thoughts and discussion points you can use with your children and students during a Social Studies lesson or discussion.  They’re also … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 1 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

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