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Tidying Up Your ELT: 3 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Teaching

Gabriela Kleckova
Gabriela Kleckova

In this blog, I share a few tips on decluttering your teaching. My thinking about the topic of clutter in teaching has been inspired by recent movements to let go of our possessions in order to be happier and freer—becoming … Continue reading

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Teacher-Made Materials Design: 6 Flaws and Fixes

Gabriela Kleckova
Gabriela Kleckova

Despite a broad range of professionally developed language teaching materials, we often prepare our own materials (e.g., worksheets, checklists, surveys, tests, assignments sheets) in order to provide learners with more personalized, individualized, or localized contents and tasks. How many of … Continue reading

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Teaching Language to Pre-K–12 ELs Through Picture Books

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

The use of picture books to teach ELs has been in decline since the advent of the Common Core and high stakes testing. The purpose of this blog is to support the use of both picture books  with words and … Continue reading

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