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7 Great Activities for the First Day of School. New Year Resolutions Involve students in the creation of a set of classroom new year resolutions to guide you through the coming months.

7 Great Activities for the First Day of School

Work together to brainstorm resolutions, and write them on a sheet of chart paper. If necessary, reword them in a positive manner (such as "walk" rather than "don't run"). These may be resolutions for behavioral expectations (take turns) or class goals (learn our times tables). Each student can write one of the resolutions from the list on a paper bubble cutout. Guess Who Students become detectives in this get-acquainted game, in which they uncover the real identity of a fellow classmate.

Switch! Here's a great indoor or outdoor game to get students actively learning about each other! Welcome Bags Use these party favors to send positive messages to students on the first day of school. The Penny Jar Here's a getting-to-know-you activity that really makes "cents"! For World Teachers' Day, A Look At What Classrooms Look Like Across The Globe. How classrooms look around the world — in 15 amazing photographs. To mark last month’s World Teachers’ Day (sponsored by UNESCO , the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization), photographers from Reuters took pictures around the world of educators with their students in a telling exhibit of the very different circumstances under which children attend school.

How classrooms look around the world — in 15 amazing photographs

Here are 15 pictures taken by Reuters photographers, revealing the spectrum of “classrooms” — from those with literally no resources to those well-stocked and housed. Teacher Mahajera Armani and her class of girls pose for a picture at their study open area, founded by Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC), outside Jalalabad city, Afghanistan September 19, 2015. (Reuters) Class one children aged between six and seven years old pose for pictures in their classroom at Gifted Hands Educational Centre in Kenya’s Kibera slum in the capital Nairobi, September 16, 2015.

(Reuters) A class at Tyburn Primary School in Chatsworth, Durban, South Africa, September 15, 2015. KissThisGuy.com - The Archive of Misheard Song Lyrics. 30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever. A picture is worth a thousand words, but not all pictures are created equal.

30 Of The Most Powerful Images Ever

These pictures are powerful. They are gripping and unforgettable because of the volumes they speak about the human condition – about some of the best and worst moments of contemporary human existence. We should warn our readers that some of these pictures may upset them, while others may fill them with joy. But that’s precisely because these images reflect some of the best and worst parts of the human experience and world events. Our post of must-see photos from the past described our history while these photos, for the most part, describe our present – our suffering and our triumphs, our perseverance and our failures, our compassion and our hatred, our intelligence and our stupidity. Some of these photographs may mean more to some of our readers than to others. P.S: we always try our best to credit each and every photographer, but sometimes it’s impossible to track some of them. 1.

Image credits: Mike Wells 2. 360 FREE Warmers, Ice-Breakers and Fillers For The ESL Classroom. About Our Warmers and Fillers Worksheets Planning a lesson is no easy task, especially if you're about to introduce a difficult topic.

360 FREE Warmers, Ice-Breakers and Fillers For The ESL Classroom

Sometimes, you need a little bit of something extra to really make your lesson flow. For this reason, ESL teachers usually use warmers and fillers. Warmers are used in lessons to ease the students into the topic you're going to present. Along the same lines, fillers are used to reinforce topics or follow up with extra practice for students. The beauty of using warmers and fillers is that very little planning goes into using them. These warmer and filler worksheets can be used in several ways. The 50 most useful Idioms and their Meaning - A list on 1 page.

Commonly used Idioms Idiom: a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language Every language has its own collection of wise sayings.

The 50 most useful Idioms and their Meaning - A list on 1 page

They offer advice about how to live and also transfer some underlying ideas, principles and values of a given culture / society. These sayings are called "idioms" - or proverbs if they are longer. These combinations of words have (rarely complete sentences) a "figurative meaning" meaning, they basically work with "pictures". Smart Idioms. Man and Camels Image, United Arab Emirates. Category: PICTURE OF THE DAY. Learn a New English Phrase Every Day. Discover a new phrase each day to use in your English! These are special phrases and sayings that English speakers use all the time, but you don't often see these phrases in English course books or other study material. Visit daily to learn some popular English phrases on a regular basis.

We use this expression to say we approve strongly of an idea or statement.. SpokenWrittenFormalInformal Example 1 Have you got any ideas what to get Bobby for his birthday? Example 2 I told my boss I think he's an idiot and that I didn't want to work there one more hour.