Problem-solving is essential in our ever-changing world. In this interactive session, Anna explored what competences learners need to successfully solve problems and introduced how ‘Get Involved’ uses project-based learning to engage learners and integrate these key competences into English lessons. Watch the webinar here.
While most teachers are now more confident teaching with technology and online, many teachers are still reporting that student motivation remains a challenge. In this interactive webinar, Anna Hasper explores the concept of motivation and highlights the importance of shifting away from teachers motivating learners to student-generated motivation and finding ways to ignite the fire […]
I’m obsessed with the brain. How it works and maybe even more so by how it doesn’t work. Whilst brain research has made headway in the past 15-20 years, there is still a lot we do not know about the brain. However, one thing we can say for sure is that our students’ brain certainly […]
In this blog and podcast, the Pearson English panel and Anna Hasper discuss what testing and assessment really and why they are so important. We continue our chat about assessment options available and end with some tips about teaching exam classes.
“For Learners to have a true sense of their abilities, they not only need to learn but they also need to know that they know.” Richard Bandler As soon as we get our math books out, one of my 6-year-olds starts shouting out, “I can’t do that Miss, too hard… you know. My mum also […]
An easy way for your learners to check their knowledge and pronunciation of 3000 essential keywords in English.
If you are interested in the concept of teaching ‘grit’ and developing students’ mindset to deal better with perceived failure, then you might like to read this post. What do you think should we tell students that learning doesn’t come on a golden plate and get them used to the fact that ‘struggling’ means ‘learning’?
Do your students want more writing practice? Check out this great free (still…) tool. Students can choose a task, write and the tool provides feedback in seconds. By using Write & Improve, they are not only improving their Englishthey are also contributing to a valuable research project that will benefit English learners around the world.
An excellent summary of why mistakes are invaluable in teaching and learning. If you are not convinced yet… make sure you read this Edutopia post. Happy reading!
Being wrong and making mistakes often provides the richest opportunity for learning, but sadly many of our students fear making mistakes and doing things wrong. Our role as teachers is to allow them to be wrong and make them see how powerful making mistakes really is. Here is some background reading on how to help […]