5 Steps to Managing Big Emotions: Printable Whenever I ask parents what their biggest parenting struggle is, patience is always right there at the top of the list. We struggle to keep our cool in all sorts of situations – when we are rushing to get everyone out the door, when we have asked our child 272 times to do something, when they whine and whinge, when siblings squabble, and the list goes on. Often it is when our children are having the most trouble keeping their cool that we also lose ours. Which we all know is pretty unhelpful in the scheme of things, especially as our children are watching and learning from everything we do. Slide Sharing - Share PowerPoint Slides Online on authorSTREAM authorSTREAM is an online slide sharing platform, which provides multiple options for sharing PowerPoint presentations both online and offline. authorSTREAM makes it easier to share PPT slideshows through blogs, websites, on YouTube and even via iPods. What's best is that it's all Free! Just sign-up, upload presentations and start sharing.. Exclusive SlideSharing Features Are you still using regular slidesharing platforms? UPGRADE to authorSTREAM now!
Preparing new teachers for the classroom… Once again #edchat, got me thinking. #Edchat is a fast and furious, thought provoking Twitter conversation on a pre-selected topic. This week the discussion was about how new teachers should be prepared for the classroom. If you’re interested, there’s an archive of the conversation. Verb Tense Tutorial Verb tenses are tools that English speakers use to express time in their language. You may find that many English tenses do not have direct translations in your language. That is not a problem. By studying this verb tense tutorial, you will learn to think like a native English speaker. If you prefer to use the verb tense pages as a reference only and do not want to complete the tutorial, Click Here. The tutorial should be completed as follows:
English games Games that teach you to read and write. Do you master the letters, and do you know the order of the letters of the alphabet? With these playful games, you practice your knowledge of the English language. Here we have collected all the games on the subject English. The games suit preschool, elementary school and all the way up to high school. The games may be sorted by popularity, target group, release date or name. ESL Games Alphabet Shout Out Randomly choose an alphabet flashcard and award a point to the first student who shouts out a word beginning with that letter. Alphabet Writing Relay Divide and line up the students into two teams. Divide the board into two halves and have one student from each team run to the board, write 'A', then run to the back of the line. The next student writes 'B', etc. The first team to finish wins. Alphabet Erase relay As 'Alphabet Writing Relay', but this time, write the alphabet on each half of the board and have each team race to erase the letters in order.
How in questions The word “HOW” is one of the most productive words in English. It helps us create meaningful questions and sentences. The word “HOW” combines with many other words to create these questions. In this post I try to introduce the basic phrases “How much”, “How many”, “How often”, “How well”, “How long”, “How far” and “How old”. How in questions – mindmap Here the students can practise the basic usage of the word HOW in questions.
Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals: Casino Royale: Simple Past x Past Perfect In my opinion, this is one of the best 007 movie. I used this scene to have students practice the use of the past perfect x simple past tenses. Watch the video segment and write ( 1 ) in the parentheses of the action that took place first and ( 2 ) in the parentheses of the action that happened later. Ex:( 1 ) James Bond took a plane to the Bahamas. ( 2 ) He drove across the island to the hotel. a) ( ) He crouched to tie his shoe string. ( ) He gave his car keys to the bellboy. b) ( ) Two guys gave Bond their car keys by mistake. ( ) Bond crashed their car in the parking lot.