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Learning Communities

Started by Allan Richards in Teaching and Methodology Oct 27. 0 Replies

Hey everyone!I am new to the forum and am curious how you feel learning communities benefit educators when it comes to developing a collective responsibility as educators. Do you feel a forum like…Continue


Started by Christina Shepherd in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Oct 26. 1 Reply

How does implementation help you out throughout the year? I am curious to know what things have worked for you and what things have not worked for you through an implementation standard.  Continue

ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 74 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

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All Blog Posts Tagged '50' (16)

50 holiday activities for Teaching English

We have loads of holiday related materials. Get a start on our Christmas page or in our resources.

Also some nice full lessons in our…


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50 Timeless Quotes To Inspire Teachers

“Like your body, your mind also gets tired so refresh it by wise sayings.”

                                ~Hazrat Ali

I think many of us get inspiration from sharp quotes that…


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50 Quotes To Inspire Teachers

50 Quotes To Inspire (and get teachers thinking) 


A great quote should be like a “hammer to the head”, a bolt of lightning…


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50 "Best Practices" for language teachers

                     50 “Best Practices” For Language Teachers                    

“It’s a funny thing. The more I practice, the luckier I get.”

                             - Arnold Palmer



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All the 50 Lists

The "50" lists created over the last year have been a huge hit with teachers.

So happy to know that these simple ideas are being used in classrooms everywhere. That's what web 2.0 is all about. 

I thought it would be great to list them…


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50 Ways To Use EFL Classroom 2.0

EFL Classroom 2.0 has gone through so many changes over the last 7 years of its existence. But there have been some constants. Always updated. A deep quantity of resources. A personal touch. Inspiration. Unparalleled curation. Sharing.

Yet with such a wide and deep social network, the question constantly arises…


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50 Things To Do The First Week Of School

Every journey begins with a simple thought.”

                                                      – anonymous


A new school year or semester on the horizon can be overwhelming. So much to…


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50 ways to use images in class


50 Ways To Use Images

           In The ELT Classroom                 


Where words are restrained, the eyes talk a great deal.”

 – Samuel Richardson…


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TeachingEnglish (British Council) Best Blog Post

It is a real honor to be awarded the Best Blog post of the month by TeachingEnglish. Especially since it was voted on by fellow teachers!  I'm not a big one for contests or competition in education but I'll take this one seeing it is from my peers and from an organization I…


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50 ways to use music and song in the classroom

Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Fredrich Nietzsche


We could also say "Without music, teaching would be a mistake!" Music just makes any teaching job, no matter how hard, enjoyable.

We also say, “Music makes the world go ‘round” but it also makes learning happen.  Please…


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50 ways to use video in the classroom

I will be travelling quite a bit this year to conferences and schools, speaking about a  lifelong teaching passion - the use of video as an educational material.

It is something I've promoted and developed many language learning ideas around - foremost through my work on EnglishCentral.

So enjoy these…


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50 Professional Development Ideas for Teachers

50  Professional Development Ideas For The New Year


There is never a better time than “NOW” to start working on one’s own professional development as a teacher.  However, often unless by chance you find yourself in the perfect…


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50 Tips For Tired Teachers

Let’s be honest – there are days when as a teacher you are just “overwhelmed”.  Maybe from too many classes in a row over too many days. Maybe because of scheduling changes. Maybe due to being ill or stressed out.  It’s a fact, all teachers get tired and need a quick “go to”…


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50 tasks for teaching with only a blank piece of paper

I've always been "constructivist", meaning that I believe especially with language, students "construct" knowledge and are active participants in the creation of what they know. They don't just swallow and file away ideas but learn through their own filter, culture, personal world as they construct from their own foundation of "knowing". 

My own basic approach for…


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50 Tech Tasks For The English Language Classroom

Tasks are wonderfully simple ways  for getting students active and engaged in their learning ( and see my previous post of  50 regular tasks for the classroom. ).   

Here are 50 suggestions…


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50 Tasks for the English Language Classroom

Tasks are great!  They don't have to be large, elaborately planned things. Even more powerful, if they are simple and just about the teacher "getting out of the way".  It should all be about students having lots of time…


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