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Outsmart any multiple-choice test

Read more ...Ideally, multiple-choice exams would be random, without patterns of right or wrong answers. However, all tests are written by humans, and human nature makes it impossible for any test to be truly random. Because of this fundamental flaw, William Poundstone, author of "Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost...

Ten Ideas for Interactive Teaching

Read more ...While lecturing tends to be the easiest form of instruction, studies show that students absorb the least amount of information that way. Interactive teaching methods are an effective way to connect with a generation of students used to consistent stimulation. Education professor Kevin Yee has some advice for how teachers can make their lessons more...

Gamified Activities for Young Learners

Read more ...Educators are aware that one of the main aims of teaching should be to involve all students in a classroom all the time and make them active learners who follow the lesson and the teacher, build on what they learn and feel that they are achieving something! The key lies in teaching through fun activities and as Albert Einstein said: “It is the supreme art...

Simple Ideas To Improve Student Motivation

Read more ...The best lessons, books, and materials in the world won’t get students excited about learning and willing to work hard if they’re not motivated. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students at all stages of their education, and teachers can play a pivotal role in providing and encouraging that motivation in...

How to motivate your students

Read more ...How can you make the classroom engaging and motivating to all students, even the most reluctant learners? When students are engaged, predicting answers, talking with one another and sharing with the class in ways that follow safe routines and practices, they not only achieve more but they also act out less. And everyone, including the teacher, has more...

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Don’t be this teacher!

01 May 2020

I 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 t...

Nick Dellas talks about the Educational Leadership Association

01 May 2020

Nick Dellas is a teacher of English and a FLS owner who has been running Chronos School, one of the most successful FL schools in the greater Athens area, for...

Teaching is a passion - Learning is a passion

01 May 2020

The only way to be truly successful in any skill is to be passionate about it.  When people throw themselves into –say- sports, music or computer games an...

April 2020

01 May 2020

  Some of the topics featured in this month's ELT NEWS   The CiELL project team is developing open educational resources based on comics that are hig...

LanguageCert offers Online exams for candidates under the age of 16!

27 April 2020

Teaching and learning are rapidly moving online, catering to students of all ages across the globe. Exam delivery methods have been quick to follow. LanguageCe...

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