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How to use Jamboard in the classroom: 20+ tips and ideas. Whiteboards and chalkboards have been a fixture in classrooms for ages.

How to use Jamboard in the classroom: 20+ tips and ideas

They're great for gathering ideas and making thinking visible. But there are drawbacks ... Having to write "DON'T ERASE! " next to important stuffTaking pictures of the whiteboard with your cell phoneMarkers drying up or running out of inkHaving only so much whiteboard space in your classroom If you can sympathize, you've got to check out Google's Jamboard app. Choice Boards and Games Archives.

EFL Magazine. Teachers - Learn English Academy. Valeri My name is Valeri, but you can call me Val.

Teachers - Learn English Academy

I am a Bachelor of Tourism and management and an online teacher for one and a half-year. I had the honor to teach people of different ages and levels, from basic to advance, and no matter of their age, my dedication is the same, and our classes are always fun, well-organized and detailed. I love this job because I generally like helping people, especially when it comes to their education, and I like the fact that we can learn and grow together. In my classes, I really try to make my students feel comfortable, but also intrigued.

Teacher Resources Landing Page - Teacher Landing Page. Events Information. MapFight - compare country size. Saloon. Wakelet – Save, organize and share content. Vol. 8, No 2, 2020. How to Create Your Own Online Board Game. Those of you who have followed my blog for a while probably know that Flippity is one of my go-to recommendations for anyone looking to make games, flashcards, and timelines with Google Sheets.

How to Create Your Own Online Board Game

Recently, Flippity introduced a new template for making your own online board game through Google Sheets. With Flippity's new board game template you can create a game that includes up to eight players, has up to three dice to roll, and interactive game squares. You game can also include videos, pictures, Google Drawings, and graphs.

How to Build a Personal Brand (Complete Guide to Personal Branding) For freelancers and entrepreneurs, building a personal brand has never been more important than it is today.

How to Build a Personal Brand (Complete Guide to Personal Branding)

Anyone with access to the internet and social media can build an audience, position themselves as an expert, and start attracting clients for their business. And that’s exactly what a lot of people are doing. A recent study by Upwork revealed that the freelance workforce is growing at a rate 3x faster than the overall workforce in the U.S. By 2027, freelancers are expected to make up the majority of the U.S. workforce. While it’s great to see that so many people are embracing their entrepreneurial spirit, this also means that every self-employed freelancer, independent contractor, and entrepreneur will soon face more competition than they already do. Why every entrepreneur should build a personal brand: Your brand is what distinguishes you from your competitors, helping to form a lasting impression in the mind of your audience and customers. Benefits of building a personal brand: Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition. Necessity begets ingenuity, and for many businesses no test of survival has been tougher than the current one wrought by a global pandemic.

Pandemic Pivots: Edtech Edition

Many have adapted to provide existing services while limiting human contact. Others are expanding into areas unexpected. General Motors is making face shields and ventilators. Denny’s is selling groceries. Kodak is getting into … pharmaceuticals. Index. 19 Successful Online English Teachers Share Their Tips and Resources for Planning Online Lessons. World of Better Learning. How to Teach English Online and One-on-One Like a Pro – The Busy Teacher Store. Tips and tricks you need to translate your ESL class teaching skills into online and one-on-one lessons, for success in these new ESL fields. Two things are changing the educational landscape drastically and quickly Those two things are the integration of the Internet in learning and the desire for one-on-one lessons. Online classes make learning English more accessible for students and one-on-one lessons allow students to learn in an environment that meets their needs.

But traditional ESL teaching methods and lesson plans aren’t designed for these situations, so what do you do? You rely on BusyTeacher, since we only publish books filled with tips that have been tried and found effective by teachers just like you, working in situations like the one you’re facing. Teaching Online by Nicky Hockly and Lindsay Clandfield. To celebrate the launch of their new book, Teaching Online, Nicky Hockly and Lindsay Clandfield share their 5 favourite activities for teaching English online.

Teaching Online by Nicky Hockly and Lindsay Clandfield

We find that EFL teachers are increasingly expected to offer elements of their courses online, but very often are not sure where to start, or how to teach online. That´s why we wrote Teaching Online – to provide teachers with exactly this sort of guidance. The book has advice about online tools to use, what part(s) of your course you could offer online, and above all, a great set of activities you can use to teach online. By teaching online, we mean that you and your students are doing the activity 100% online and at a distance from each other (not in a computer room together, or using a connected IWB in class!).

Here are some of our favourite online teaching activities, and you can find more on our respective blogs (links at the end). 1 My window, my world. By Jamie Keddie Lessons - Lessonstream.org. Film English – by Kieran Donaghy. TEFL tips and ideas from a developing teacher. A critique of ELT teacher trainers. Oxford University Press - English Language Teaching Global Blog. Technologically and linguistically adventurous EFL teacher, trainer, writer and manager. Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning.

Niche finding strategies for online teachers. #3.

Niche finding strategies for online teachers

Ask your students what they love most about your teaching, the content of your lessons and why they choose you. This is pretty much a development of my previous point. English dictations : Pre-Intermediate : 1 Listen for gist. Online Dictation - Intermediate. Dictation in English Online: 14 Unique Resources You Won't Get Tired Of. Jump off that bed!

Dictation in English Online: 14 Unique Resources You Won't Get Tired Of

Put away your cozy socks and dump out that warm tea! Relaxing can be wonderful, but now’s not the time. Английский Диктант. Four Excellent Sites for Online Dictations. Oh boy.

Four Excellent Sites for Online Dictations

Does it bring back memories! Dictations! To be completely honest with you, I have mixed feeling as regards dictations. I remember back in primary school when the language teacher gave us lots of dictations like a well- deserved break after a tough grammar lesson; and then, this feeling of “I don’t want to ever hear the word dictation again” that I got from my classes at university where the teacher gave us one-page-long dictations so quickly that when he finished, he was panting for breath and we were seeing red. Although doing dictations is somewhat regarded as an old-fashioned technique, it is undeniable that a lot of benefits can be derived from doing this exercise. Databases and Useful free resources - in English. The Importance of Metacognition in Learning. How often do you ask your students to think about thinking?

The Importance of Metacognition in Learning

If I am honest with myself, I have done it far less in the past than I am doing in the present. Metacognition is critical for the learning process. It’s teaching the why, not just the how. How to Engage Students: 20 of the Best Active Learning Strategies. As a new teacher, I had no idea how to engage students in learning. That’s not to say my class was a bore, but there were definitely days I knew flopped…majorly. Unfortunately, there’s no magic list for captivating students in a lesson, but experience is one of the best tools I have to answer the question of how to engage students in the classroom. Planning ESL Lessons: the big picture Written by a Mandy Wade, a ReadTheory user, and a high-school ESL teacher Every learning situation for English Learners is unique.

Whether you are teaching academic subjects with multilingual learners integrated into your classroom, or if you are serving students as a content or language expert for students who are learning English, the goal is the same: language proficiency. Bottom Line. For more remote teaching articles: As many of us are heading into uncharted territory with the recent outbreak of Covid-19 (novel coronavirus), ReadTheory is here to offer your students an opportunity to continue learning while not in school. Extra Lessons.