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Happy Humans: Looking After Student Well-Being

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Professor John Hattie’s research around effective teaching and learning practices ranks belonging as one of the most influencing factors in student achievement. This means schools that promote inherent worth can influence a child’s lifelong trajectory.  In the 2020-2021 school year, Yorkville School District, a suburb west of Chicago, was one of a few in...

Teaching Pronunciation [8 Simple Activities]

Teaching pronunciation is usually neglected. As teachers, we prefer to place heavier emphasis on other aspects of the English language, such as grammar, vocabulary, and skills. But pronunciation should have its own special place in our EFL lessons. The way we sound when we speak a foreign language influences the assumptions other people make...

9 Ways To Bring Big Fun In The Classroom

As a long-time Middle and High school teacher, “bored” is a word I hear too often. Yes, Elementary school might have more parties and field trips but Middle and High school classes can be fun too! As secondary teachers, we can get caught up in the narrative that we have to get through the material so there’s...

7 Reasons To Study Cyber Security in Ireland

Since the rise of the internet, the world is expanding online at an incredible pace. From sending money to making big business deals, everything is taking place virtually. The advent of new technologies, applications, and the internet has made our lives much more comfortable and our work much convenient. Gone are the days...

Teaching With Movies [10 Easy Ideas]

Our world is dominated by the visual element. The moving image in particular, movies, is gaining in both popularity and importance. Movies are everywhere: from YouTube videos, to your social media timeline, to Netflix and the other streaming services. They are a medium that is globally accessible. Teaching with movies is now easier than ever.
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