Using Edmodo

Stonehenge homework using edmodo

Using Edmodo with English language learners What is Edmodo? “Edmodo is an educational website that takes the ideas of a social network and refines them and makes it appropriate for a classroom”. Well, that’s the website creators vision! I was forced to use it when teaching a class which had been promised an online element. To be honest I was nervous […]

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Gamification in the classroom

gamification in the classroom

Using gamification in the classroom for managing young learners. Gamification in the classroom is an excellent approach to classroom management. This is particularly true with young learners. Adding a competitive element to a learning environment with young learners can add motivation, improve behavioural problems. It can also encourage extra language. I divide my classes up into teams, each team can […]

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Our favourite websites

favourite websites for English language teachers

Favourite websites from All Things ELT blog author Dan Morgan I thought I’d write a quick post about our favourite websites. There is such an abundance of ELT websites out there on the web, I thought I’d consolodate a quick list of my 3 favourite websites. Favourite Website Number 1 – EFL Sensei I had the pleasure of briefly working […]

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Twitter ELT Chats

Twitter ELT chats

Twitter ELT Chats Twitter are a great way to develop your teacher network, grow your teaching repertiore and gather new teaching ideas. If you are a fan of Twitter there are some fantastic organised chats available for discussing English language teaching. Twitter ELT chats usually have a predetermined topic to discuss. Using a particular hashtag allows people to follow the discussion. […]

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Classdojo for classroom management

Classdojo for classroom management

Using Classdojo for classroom management is a great way to get students learning and behaving. I have heard of many different ways of using Classdojo. But many people agree on the positive impact using classdojo for classroom management has. Classdojo is a website, which when logged in allows you to add students names to a class. It can then be […]

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