Joanna Malefaki and I worked together on Color Blindness in the Classroom: Part 1 – Color Blind Friendly Charts. We tried to introduce ways to make charts and graphs to easier to read for all students. In this follow-up post, … Continue reading Color Blindness in the Classroom Part 2 – Working with Colors in MS Office
Bringing an element of randomness into the classroom can really challenge students. There are many apps that act as random generators, but have you tried using Excel to create a randomizer of your own? I originally wrote about Random Choices … Continue reading Random Choices 2.0 – Using Excel as a randomizer
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
Word games are fun, they are a good exercise of vocabulary and they often become game shows. I am thinking of Countdown, a game show where participants chose a selection of vowels and consonants before trying to make a word from … Continue reading Alphabet Games – Playing games with letters
It’s the beginning of the year and with a few review classes on the horizon, I have been thinking about review activities. This is why I have come back to Jeopardy. I know there are countless posts about using Jeopardy … Continue reading 5 ways to play Jeopardy
Last year, I wrote a post about using Excel to keep a word bank. It was one of the most popular posts of 2014 and the template was downloaded over 2000 times. I was thrilled by the amount of people that had … Continue reading Word Bank 2.1 – Vocabulary Lists in Excel
I don’t excel at seating plans because I often don’t have the time to write them. Writing down names can be time consuming and personally I find that the faster I write the more illegible my writing becomes. As a … Continue reading Excel at Seating Plans!