Help your students develop marketable skills with thirteen effective, easily implemented teamwork activities created by a veteran teacher and course designer.
Classroom Community Builders: Activities for the First Day & Beyond is a collection of activities that build community in the classroom while students learn.
Students practice all four skills while students read, analyze, produce, perform, and discuss an original one-act play about an issue relevant to their lives.
I used to work for an IEP that offered a broad range of extra-curricular classes in the afternoon. The topics ranged from creative writing to TOEFL or IELTS Prep to extra listening or grammar practice. By far the number one complaint we heard was that there weren’t more speaking classes. Why speaking? Students wanted to […]
Most teachers I talk to agree that we need to create strong communities in our classroom. Now a few teachers do claim that relationships in the classroom don’t matter much, and that we should focus on the content of the class. However, even they concede that creating community helps with classroom management and that […]
Did you know there’s a Successful Group Work Facebook Group for teachers, where you can share your tips and activities for doing group work? And ask for advice and help from other teachers, including the author of Successful Group Work, veteran teacher and course designer, Patrice Palmer? Come be a part of the community at […]
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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
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