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10 Pros And Cons Of A Flipped Classroom

flippedclassroomMany of us can recall instances in our lives where we found ourselves idly sitting in a classroom, eyes glazed over, half listening to our teacher as they lectured in front of the room. These scenes are all too familiar in today’s schools, as the traditional model of learning has primarily revolved around a teacher-centered classroom, where instructors...

Dealing with exam stress

STRESS  Exams are a crucial part of education and the source of stress for many students. In order to avoid crippling anxiety from these pesky evaluations, it is important to approach them with a clear mind and an understanding of how to deal with stressful situations more broadly. In many cases, exam stress is all in the mind, and mental discipline is a...

Don’t be this teacher!

gettyimages 97864091I have this new hobby. I torture myself by visiting teachers’ fb groups, I read terrible things they write and I collect gems for my next workshop, “Don’t be this teacher”! No joke. It sounds presumptuous but honestly, I’m seriously fed up with the nonsense I read. Not only because I read a bunch of unscientific claims about language teaching but mainly...

7 Ways to Maintain Relationships During Your School Closure

online teaching jobsSuddenly, you’re not in the same physical space as your students. We asked teachers to share strategies for maintaining relationships—both peer-to-peer and student-teacher—when everything’s gone remote. By Sarah Gonser On any given day in schools, many students exchange warm greetings with a smiling teacher, then move on to a morning...

Πώς να διδάξετε διαδικτυακά. Χρήσιμες και εύκολες συμβουλές

teach online with talk915tutor 33def0 2335 1  Τώρα που όλοι μιλάνε για τη μετατροπή των συμβατικών μορφών εργασίας σε τηλεργασία, τώρα που οι παραδοσιακές τάξεις επιδιώκεται να μετατραπούν σε τάξεις σε eLearning, ο κόσμος τελικά κατάλαβε ότι η εργασία από το σπίτι είναι στην πραγματικότητα μια υπαρκτή μορφή εργασίας! Οι άνθρωποι οι οποίοι εργάζονται εξ αποστάσεως, εργάζονται τόσο σκληρά όσο...

L2 Learning: Help them do it alone

L2 Learning Help them do it alone    Teaching junior, pre-junior and nursery L2 classes can surface specific challenges, oxymorously fabricated by the mindset, the approaches and the methodology professed and employed by the dominant TEFL pedagogy. Nursery, preschool, early school L2 learners constitute formative learning stages that entail teaching the young child...

Teaching online for the first time

Cheap Laptops for Online Teachers 1024x683  7 Tips for those about to sail into uncharted waters   Whether you regarded learning technology a blessing or anathema makes little or no difference now. Your students are at home and your mission is to help them keep learning at a turning point of the academic year. The following tips come from my experience using electronic platforms to...