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Top Tips for Exams and Tests

Read more ...1) Pens and Pencils Some exams require the use of PENS, while others have to be completed in PENCIL. Make sure you know what you should be using in every paper before you go in. 2) Websites All the major examination boards have websites these days, usually with sample papers and examiners’ reports that you can download. These sites are well worth a...

Creative language activities for demotivated learners

Read more ...Ever found yourself in a classroom full of bored teenagers who are sick and tired of lists of adjectives and allergic to passive voice? Learning technology and creativity might save the day… This article features two activities that you can use with B1-C2 level classes to help them use productively adjectives, passive voice and summarize texts with a...

Creating an Emotionally Safe Classroom for Your Students

Read more ...It doesn’t really matter how long you have been in teaching. You need to always look forward to doing something good and fruitful for your students. It doesn’t matter whether your students know you or not. You still need to create the safe classroom ambience which will both challenge and nurture your students. Every teacher can purposely and...

How to Create a Climate for Learning

Read more ...The most important action an effective teacher takes at the beginning of the year is creating a climate for learning. The most widespread management technique at home and in the classroom is nag, nag, nag. It’s also probably the least effective. How can you avoid making that technique your own and create a climate for learning? Education World looks to...

What are the Key Features of an Effective Teacher Evaluation System?

Read more ...Which are the Basic Criteria for Evaluating Teachers' Work? When engaging in teacher evaluation, educational authorities should establish a set of transparent criteria in order to arrive at sound judgments concerning teachers’ performance. The evaluation criteria can take the form of performance standards or exemplar quality statements. These assessment...

Teaching Listening

Read more ...    Listening is an important skill for the person who is learning English. Everyone wants to listen to what English speakers are saying at a natural speed and understand it. Everyone wishes to understand English films, TV programmes, music, and announcements. by ANASTASIA SPYROPOULOU, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. However, listening is a very demanding and...

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