As I discovered this amazing site I decided to work on “could” (modal verb for suggestion). You can find the worksheet here. The above PPT presentation was made and you will probably find it useful and use it! The clip is so amusing 🙂 Continue reading
So July was the month I spent in Gloucestershire at Wycliffe College (British Study Centres Summer School). I was a TAL (Teacher and Activities Leader). The hard work was to create interesting and pleasant lesson plans for the morning lessons. Continue reading
Do some exercise! Start today! This is a motto you often hear. But unless danger knocks on you door you won’t decide to make some time and put physical activity in your life. Very often teach…
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Storytelling is an integral part of the educational system in the UK. Even from reception classes 4-5 year old children are initiated in the actual reading and writing. Last week my visit in Reception in a very good school in a village near where I live left me stunned. So young children being taught reading and writing in such a way; through play and several other techniques! My experience with Key Stage 1 and 2 so far has been so that children in Britain read LOTS of literature for children. At the same time they listen to their teachers or teacher assistants reading out stories to them. The teaching of phonics is also prominent so reading for practice really helps. You can read more about storytelling here.
A small part of my first assignment in this year’s module on my M.Ed. is to answer to these questions. Teacher education seems to be a very interesting area indeed. How would you answer these questions? You are supposed to be able to reflect on your professional development, so you just give it a go and think about your possible answers!
I have just created a Facebook group named EFL Preschool Teachers. It is a closed group. Its purpose is to enable EFL Preschool teachers exchange useful material and ideas.
The only prerequisite to be a member of this group is to post the name of the school you are teaching at. Join in 🙂