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Learning Styles: The Truth Behind The Myth

What are Learning Styles? The term learning styles is widely used to describe how learners gather, sift through, interpret, organize, come to conclusions about, and “store” information for further use. As spelled out in VARK (one of the most popular learning styles theories), these styles are often categorized by sensory approaches: visual, aural, verbal , and kinesthetic. 

5 Proven IELTS Writing Tips

When I get questions from some students, I often receive questions about tips and tricks regarding writing for IELTS. It may seem somewhat disappointing for some of my students, but the best tips for learning HOW to write for IELTS, whether this is Academic or General, is to understand the band scores that the examiner will be...

How to Easily Teach Sight Words in Primary School

Sight words have two definitions. One is common terms which are constantly seen when reading a language. For English, these include “a, you, the, was, little” and many more. Another definition is commonly used words that cannot be sounded out by simply looking at them. Understanding sight words in both contexts is critical...

5 Awesome Tutor Apps You Should Know

woman using tutor apps on tablet
It can be hard to know how to bring your tutoring skills more up to date and stay on top of relevancy. Sure, the schoolwork of kids today hasn’t changed much, but in 2019 the way kids are motivated certainly has. It may seem strange to turn to apps to help you tutor more effectively, but there...

4 Ways to Make the Most of Choice Time

Choice time: two young girls doing arts and crafts
No matter what grade level you teach, giving students free choice in the classroom to work on whatever interests them can have huge benefits for teachers in multiple ways. First, and maybe most importantly, it allows students to have fun in your subject matter. (That is the goal, isn’t it? To have students...
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