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Teachers often ask me for help with choosing a textbook. There are a lot out there, and often, they come with a workbook, a teacher's book, audio materials and supplements. The whole pack can be pretty expensive.

A textbook is like a road map. It tells you what to teach, in...

20 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments
learning difficulties in the classroom

*Teachers often have to include children with learning difficulties in their classrooms. While I have no solution for this, I do have some tips that may help.

Most important tip

Do not discourage the child. Do not give them test results that they can compare with others...

06 Sep Shelley Vernon No Comments

An English teacher opening a kindergarten asked me for any tips to make his place stand out from the crowd. Here are a few ideas...

Kindergarten is a hands-on place, touching, feeling, building, playing, drawing, dancing and learning to communicate with others. Hopefully, it is...

19 Aug Shelley Vernon No Comments
businessman relaxing in a deckchair with a cocktail

Tiffany is teaching English in China and she has this problem:

I am teaching a one on one ESL two hour lesson for a 35-year-old Chinese man, and I am struggling to effectively improve his English. He has been studying English for 10 years and has lived in Australia for two, but he...

20 Jul Shelley Vernon 3 Comments

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