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The Super Simple Learning Resource Center Note: This article is Lesson 2 of our 8-part e-course, “Teaching Young Learners with Songs.” If you found it helpful, sign up to receive the rest of the course by creating a free account for the Super Simple Learning Resource Center. In the Classroom Music is a great tool to use in the classroom for young learners developing language skills. 17 Fun First Day of School Activities to Try Whether you’ve been teaching for years or it’s your first day as a full-time teacher, the first day of school is usually accompanied by some anxiety — no matter how prepared you might be. It’s the same for students. Uncertainty about friends, teachers, and schoolwork is enough to make even the most extroverted students a bit nervous. With that in mind, you should always consider what first day of school activities can stimulate introductions, get students talking, and set the tone for successful classroom management. Get inspired by these 17 fun, creative first day of school activities and try them out yourself.

5 ways to end your class on a high note In this post, I am describing 5 ways to end your English class on a high note. I have been using these ideas with my young learners (11 and 12) but, hopefully, some of them may resonate with other age groups as well. I started teaching 1-2-1 classes with kids (should I be calling them tweens?) Classroom Icebreakers - Icebreakers, Ice Breakers, Ice Breaker Games These classroom icebreakers are teacher-approved activities and games that address classroom needs! We recommend the following icebreakers for students of all ages. Classroom Icebreakers Breaking the Ice / Introduction Games Useful for the beginning of a class period or toward the beginning of a semester when students don’t know each other well, Introduction and Breaking-the-Ice games can dramatically transform the dynamics of your classroom.

World Famous from The Teacher's Corner You must have an OLD browser. The old crossword maker doesn't allow all of the new features like cool fonts, adding images, shadows, special colors, and much more coming in the furture like saving, and being playable online. You can upgrade your browser to IE 9+ or better yet, get the Google Chrome browser and enjoy all of those great features. Not convinced? You can go to the old version by clicking choosing it below. ESL Games, Quizzes and Classroom ESL Activities Free ESL Games and Quiz Corner Welcome to our 'Free ESL Games and Quiz Corner'. Here you'll find interactive games, ESL classroom activities and games, online quizzes and hundreds of printable quiz questions in graded sets, including many sample question sets from our ESL board game Word Up. You'll also find excerpts from articles and books on using games in language learning plus links to many other ESL games and activity resources online.

musicisfun Welcome to Music is Fun! Are you ready to play, listen, watch, sing, create and have fun??? if so...this is your site! You just have to be willing to learn while watching cartoons, singing songs or solving fun activities and quizzes. Who is 5 of My Favorite English Games for ESL Students I saved the best for last. My students requested this game more often than any other game we ever played. It's based on the old drinking game "Ring of Fire," modified for the classroom. Materials needed:A standard deck of playing cards, a whiteboard, 20-30 small slips of blank paper, and a bowl. The setup:Almost none! Place the bowl in the center of a table and spread the cards out, face down, in a circle around the bowl. 12 Fun Speaking Games for Language Learners When working with world language classes or English language learners, have you ever asked a question only to be answered with complete silence and blank stares? It’s a common issue—nearly every teacher has struggled with encouraging students to speak in a language they’re still learning. A student may have a deep fear of making a mistake, or may be just plain shy, even in their native language. Whatever the reason, here is a list of a few fun activities to get your students to speak. This list is for more advanced students. 12 Ways to Get Language Learners Talking

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