Word formation activities: -ence and - ance suffixes In this post, I am sharing two activities which help practice forming nouns ending in -ence and -ance suffixes. They are suitable for levels B2 and higher especially for exam course (Cambridge First and Advanced). The task Word formation activities prove challenging for B2 andC1 students, especially when it comes to similar suffixes such as -ence and -ance. The first worksheet contains a word formation exercise followed by rule forming activity. Game Building Resources The best FREE resources of game building for teachers and children: Building games for teaching Teach with Portal – Today, innovative educators are finding ways to incorporate Portal™ and Portal 2 into their classrooms—helping teach physics and critical-thinking skills. It’s eye-opening to see how video games can be used in amazing and unexpected ways to help educate our next generation.
Questioning That Deepens Comprehension Editor's note: This post is co-authored by Nancy Frey, a Professor of Literacy in Educational Leadership at San Diego State University and a credentialed special educator, reading specialist, and administrator. Questions are a common way for teachers to check for understanding, right? The answer we’re looking for is "yes." Key Person & Attachment - Early Years Matters The Key Person Children thrive from a base of loving and secure relationships. This is normally provided by a child’s parents but it can also be provided by a key person. A key person is a named member of staff with responsibilities for a small group of children who helps those children in the group feel safe and cared for. The role is an important one and an approach set out in the EYFS which is working successfully in settings and in Reception classes. It involves the key person in responding sensitively to children’s feelings and behaviours and meeting emotional needs by giving reassurance, such as when they are new to a setting or class, and supporting the child’s well-being.
16 Online Teaching Tips to Prepare and Deliver Classes - ManyCam Blog ManyCam Blog Online teachers need to work with all the technical aspects of e-learning while still delivering great content to their students. It’s hard work! But, also rewarding. It’s a great moment when your student learns a new word or a new skill, isn’t it? To make sure you get that feeling more often, we’ve put together 16 online teaching tips to prepare and deliver lessons. These online teaching tips are here to help you be the best online teacher you can.
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Speaking 7-9 ⋆ WebEnglish.se Talk, talk and talk some more Every spring the Swedish schools must arrange National Tests in English for all 9th graders to attend. An essential part of this test is speaking English. The students need to be able to tell something about themselves, their experiences and/or their thoughts, and also to discuss given topics with a… In "Teaching Matters" Research Countries How to teach children English using illustrated storybooks What makes illustrated storybooks such a good resource for teaching young learners of English? The British Council’s Gail Ellis, co-author of a storytelling handbook for primary English language teachers, explains. Listen to an interview with Gail in our podcast and register for her webinar taking place on Thursday, 2 October. Illustrated storybooks provide an ideal resource for helping children learn English. This is because children love listening to stories.
Moodle The digital classroom brings with it a range of unknown and unexplored territory, mostly in part to its relative newness when compared to traditional teaching methods. To be an effective online teacher, there are 10 simple but effective practices you can follow. When coupled with a comprehensive course load and the right resources, there’s no reason why online learning can’t be even more effective than a traditional classroom setting. 1. 200 Icebreaker questions - The only list you'll need. Share on StumbleUpon0 shares on StumbleUpon Here is our list of icebreaker questions that are perfect for getting a conversation going. Have a look through and choose the icebreaker questions that you think will work best for the person or people you are talking to. Click here for this page en español.