Adaptation in the Classroom

“If a child can’t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn.” – Ignacio “Nacho” Estrada As teachers, we should be aware that not all

Teachers’ Back to School Tips

New clothes, supplies and enthusiasm are brimming in your students and you’ve got another glorius chance to kick things off in the best way possible. Do it right. It’s time

Differentiation in ESL Classes

If you’ve got a great class, but a few students constantly struggle to keep up, try these techniques to keep things running smoothly. We’ve all been there. Whether at a

Preparing for the Future

PLENTY of positions means EVEN MORE money and flexibility. continuing to evolve as a professional will ensure your skills are always in demand. This month, I write about where I

Something You Should Know

This month, we’ve put together an essential list of nine key mental skills that every teacher who takes their job seriously must acquire. Which ones are you missing? Every teacher

A Partial Ode to ESL Teachers

Many people write off educators as taking the easy way out, but it isn’t an simple job. Not if you want to do it well, anyway. Over the last few

Teach English the Right Way

Newsflash for some ESL teachers out there: China does not owe you a living. Either get your job the right way or quit complaining. On some English teachers’ WeChat groups,

Introducing the Right Learning

The way you talk with your children makes a tremendous difference in how they think and feel about themselves. By understanding their mind, you’re creating a bridge to aid communication

Take Responsibility for Learning

Too often parents assume that simply enrolling their children in activities will automatically brew success. In order to master skills like English, a huge time investment is required. That starts

The Different Stages of ESL

Learning a language can be as daunting for the parent as it is for the child. Understanding the process of progress will not only put your mind at ease, but