Nomination cards can be used in discussion activities as a way to give all students a chance to speak. It can be a difficult balance trying to facilitate and maintain discussions in the classroom. You have to think about dominant students, … Continue reading Nomination Cards: Giving students a chance to speak
Back in January, Joanna Malefaki from My ELT Rambles asked me if there was a way to customize charts so that they were more color blind friendly. She wanted to create charts that weren’t just based on color. She wanted to … Continue reading Color Blindness in the Classroom: Part 1 – Color Blind Friendly Charts
I’ve created a few seasonal games, such as trick or treat and the Christmas quiz. Recently, someone wrote to me and asked if there would be something for Easter. I didn’t have any plans to create anything as the academic … Continue reading Classroom Easter Egg Hunt
Do you teach with confidence or do you feel nervous before a lesson begins? More importantly, how do you overcome feeling nervous? I’m afraid I don’t have the answer to that question, the answer to that question is different for everyone. … Continue reading Teach with Confidence: Nervousness is Energy in Disguise!