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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

Tags: 5, top

Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

Tags: teaching, methodology, language, l1

Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 16. 80 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling




The esteemed Carolyn Graham talking about Jazz Chants. How to use them and how she discovered/makes them.

They really work with students (but don't over use!).

Here are a few resources that might help you with teaching using Jazz Chants. But get her books if you find your students like them! Get more Resources in our Songs/Chants resource area!

Songs Teaching English to Young Learners

jazz chants exercises.pdf
Childrens Jazz Chants

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Comment by Marta Costa on March 15, 2011 at 5:50pm

I've found this post very useful and interesting. Thanks for sharing it!

Marta Costa

Comment by ddeubel on March 15, 2011 at 7:00pm

You're welcome Marta! I've used them lots and I'm excited about seeing Carolyn's presentation on Thursday at TESOL New Orleans. I'll let you know how it was and take some live video of it! 


Comment by Caroline Liu on December 5, 2011 at 1:28am

This is really fantastic, thank you very much.

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