A Vocabulary Game for #ELT

Words, words, words! How learning vocabulary can be challenging for non English speakers! Quizlet , and other word cards are helpful but do become rather repetitive […]

Game review: Play for the Planet (ELi Publishing)

Here’s another resource from the giant box I was sent from ELi publishing. I saved reviewing this one until I actually had a good reason […]

H5P: Free Software for Developing Interactive Learning Objects

I’ve been wanting to learn how to develop interactive content for course design but didn’t have the time, money, or opportunity to learn the sophisticated […]

Wordwall for ELT vocabulary games

Wordwall is a recent find for me. I heard about it during this webinar on gamifying learning, which was quite interesting. I’ve since mentioned it […]

Ditch The Lists: Digital vocabulary instruction that works

Write and highlight the word, write the definition, give an example… YAWN! Vocabulary is critical to learning, yet it is often done in drill and […]

Using Google Translate in Sheets to Differentiate

Many teachers may have students in their classrooms that have a different home language than English. While this can be an advantage to the student […]

Bad Morphed to Good: Nerd to Cool: Lets Fall in Love

I think it was my Mom who helped me fall in love with words and language. As a parent, and as a teacher, you too […]

Book review: ELI Vocabulary in Pictures

This week I received a huge box of resources from ELI Publishing. The first book that caught my eye was ELI Vocabulary in Pictures, which […]

Can Text Messages Home Help Build Vocabulary? Q&A With Temple University Researchers

A new effort shows promising signs that carefully crafted text messages to family members can help young children learn new vocabulary words they are seeing […]

TEFL Games: Answer Smash!

I used this game at the end of class last week. It was just for fun, although I guess you could tweak it to cover […]

Connecting Visuals and Language for Learning

How often do you find ELT students still confusing the same words, repeating the same lexis and wondering how to break those linguistic habits? As […]

3 ways to use virtual bulletin boards

Padlet, Google Keep and Corkulous — oh my! 1.Padlet Padlet’s been a go-to for a number of our educators for a while now, based on […]

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