Kids need novelty. Every blog from every teacher I follow, every textbook on language teaching, and every bIt of common sense in my head tells
As teachers, we want to control all the things the students are doing. It is in the nature of our profession to create perfect students who do things exactly as we tell them and give us answers that are exactly what we are expecting, but that’s not how kids work. They want to do things their own way and be individuals. If our grip is too tight, if we don’t allow their individuality, creativity, and ingenuity to shine through, we might turn off the students to learning and acquiring languages altogether.
I have a colleague and very good friend who asked me about my presentation at the SCOLT conference in Orlando (see this post). Her main
It’s been a while. It’s been time to decompress, time to focus on the art of teaching, time away from the hustle and bustle of
You heard it right. #tbt has a whole new meaning with our latest Musicuentos Black Box Videocast. In our latest video we take a look
Since I attended the SCOLT conference, I have begun to implement a lot of new ideas into my daily teaching. Some of these things are