Successful Group Work: 13 Activities to Teach Teamwork Skills is a complete course of 13 lessons that prepare students to work effectively in groups.
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As teachers, we’re counting down the days to the end of the school year (Unless you’re an online teacher or teach at a private ESL/EFL school in which case you’re thinking, “What is this end of the school year you speak of?”) But I have to admit, as a writer and publisher I am so […]
This article is great Back to School advice from the always helpful Shelly Terrell. I particularly like tip 4, Encourage learners to take part in creating their own learning environments. By letting students have control of their space in some ways, you’re turning into their space as well. Also, when students walk into a picture-perfect, everything ready classroom, they […]
A great point from the book Voices of Experience: How Teachers Manage Student-Centered ESL Classes by Janet Giannotti: It should also be noted that some teachers do not use an icebreaker in the first class. Some icebreakers may seem like games, and we don’t want our students to think they enrolled in our class to play games. […]
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On this page, we're collecting some great resources for icebreakers and rapport. This includes research on the importance of building rapport. But, we'll also share quick classroom tips and tricks. We've even got some great icebreaker or warm up activities … Read More about Resources for Great Icebreakers and Rapport