How technology can cultivate creative art skills in students

You don’t have to be a fortune teller to predict that Educational Technology is the future of our learning and education system. The Edtech boom has led to improved results in student engagement and better understanding of difficult concepts. While some teachers are still grappling with the intricacies of EdTech, Gen Z kids are more than eager to welcome technology into the classroom. Continue reading “How technology can cultivate creative art skills in students”

Teaching Phonics to Kids Learning English — How About Learning

The students I generally teach come from a specific subset of the population. They are students with a very limited knowledge of English, from non-English-speaking households and communities, who are preparing to enter formal school for the first time (regardless of their age). Because formal schools in our region teach in English only, these students […]

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How to manage a class when you don’t speak the language? — David’s Adventures in ESL

Let’s imagine that you have travelled far from home to become an English as a Second language teacher. Let’s also imagine that you are fresh out of University and you don’t speak the language of the country. The students that you will be teaching are young and have very limited understanding of English. They can […]

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This is pretty solid advice for any ESL teacher who is struggling to connect with their students. Highly recommended reading!