#Literature

As teachers we want our students to get to know the classics and to feel the excitement, joy, angst, helplessness, sorrow, regret, and all of the feelings a good book evokes in us. Yet students find it difficult and troublesome to decode all that a good #book encodes. As teachers, helping them open their eyes... Continue Reading →

#Vocabulary, and more games!

#Vocabulary items can be tedious sometimes. Learning 10 different ways of walking, shinning, laughing, and speaking can most certainly be. But just because we had to go through that doesn't mean our students should have to. We can now stop worrying about coming up with ways to make vocabulary fun. So, let me introduce some... Continue Reading →

#Inspiration

Very often as teachers we strive for #inspiration. Sometimes we have ground-breaking, earth-shaking new activities, but other times we end up having to resort to fill in the blanks – and we hate ourselves for that. When I get stumped for ideas, I turn to my good old friend the Internet. I have some go-to... Continue Reading →

#Games, games, and more games!

Kids (and adults) love to #play. But what with new technologies, old #games we used to play as kids are no longer cool for kids. So, if Mahoma doesn’t go to the mountain, the mountain goes to Mahoma. Having said that, here I’ll introduce two fabulous sites for students to play with: Turtle Diary This... Continue Reading →

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