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Simple Rules For An ESL Classroom

Establishing rules or guidelines for the behavior you expect at school (or at home) is imperative.  Setting clear expectations, lets students know what is okay and what is not. Ideally, you want to establish rules early and reference them often. … Continue reading

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The Best Non-Edible Birthday Favors Your Child Can Bring To School

Children feel proud and excited when they get to share their birthday with their school friends.  Bringing birthday treats into school is nice a tradition that encourages students to share and think of others.  When I was a student, it was … Continue reading

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Get ‘Em Talking: Questions To Ask Your Kids After School

No, we did not, in fact, do nothing today in school.  As a teacher, I know intimately well that this response is not true, but how do you get your kids to volunteer information? Well, first of all, sometimes they … Continue reading

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Occupy Kids With Two Items Or Less

As an ESL teacher, I’ve been challenged to create activities that occupy kids time and attention totally on the fly.  Here are some of my favorites that can work at school and at home. Upload family photos and convert them … Continue reading

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