Michelle Kwong

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50+ back to school ideas, activities and icebreakers

The first day of school is met with excitement as students reconnect with old friends, share about their summer and look ahead to another year. As …

Teaching

Why Teaching English Through Content Is Critical for ELL Students

Teaching grade-level content to students who have just arrived in the United States and whose English skills are limited is a difficult task. High …

Reading Adventure Packs for Families

Parents who read to their children everyday and talk about what they are reading together promote a joy of reading and literacy achievement. How can …

​Engineers, Recruiters and Professors Weigh In: Future Programmers Need Writing Skills, Too

Coding and computer science have yet to make their way into every school curriculum in the U.S. But the country isn’t short on initiatives—such as …

Computer Science

Top ESL Conversation Lessons Plans

These popular free lesson plans focus on building conversational skills in ESL / EFL Classes. These lessons are for use in class with beginner to …

Make Money Teaching Online

You don't need to be a college professor to make money teaching online. Many sites now offer professionals and hobbyists the chance to create and …

Why Students Forget—and What You Can Do About It

“From this perspective, forgetting is not necessarily a failure of memory,” explain Richards and Frankland in the study. “Rather, it may represent an …

Learning

Apps 4 EFL

Apps 4 EFL is a Web-Based Language Learning (WBLL) platform for teachers and students of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). It utilizes creative …

Apps 4 EFL

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Here's how to help students improve their writing

Students are heading back to school and many are dreading the writing assignments their teachers and professors will be giving them. That’s understandable, because most teachers aren’t preparing their students to succeed in writing in the classroom and on the job.<p>As a New York Times bestselling …

Top 10 books about teaching

As another school year begins, here is some of the most instructive reading about this toughest of subjects — from Plato to Shakespeare and beyond<p>As a rule, I try to avoid blogs and books about teaching practice. They tend to be full of “strategies”, whingeing about Ofsted and images of teachers …

Teaching

How I'll Teach Reading after Charlottesville

Going back to school each fall is always a little nerve wracking. There are new faces staring back at me, new expectations, and new stereotypes to be …

Teaching

Work-at-Home Job Profile: Online Tutoring

Updated October 11, 2017<p><b>Position:</b><p>Online tutoring<p><b>Industry/Career Field:</b><p>Teaching, online education, distance learning<br>Levels: K-12, high school, college …

Explore Over 800 Online Courses/MOOCs Starting in Aug 2017

Here's a list of over 800 MOOCs and online courses coming up in the month of August 2017 categorized based on your interests for all you online …

Amazon Inspire educational site opens to all schools, applying lessons learned in year-long beta

Amazon Inspire, a site that lets teachers and schools upload and access unlimited educational and classroom resources, is now available to all …

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Top Ten Summer Reading Recommendations for Educators 2017

–Time for this year’s Summer Reading for Educators Top Ten List! These are my ten favorite educational titles I’ve read in the past school-year, …

Pedagogy

The Best Posts On Writing Instruction

<b>We Need to ‘Slow Down’ When Teaching Writing is the headline of one of my Education Week Teacher columns. It finishes up a four-part series on</b> …

Beauty: foundation that ticks all the boxes

It gives a bright, flattering finish to even my dry skin, while being reassuringly oil-free, lightweight and long-lasting<p>I have fallen for a foundation that costs a little over a fiver. As surprisingly, it’s a serum formula: one that must be shaken vigorously before use to blend the water, pigment …

Makeup

Hacking Project Based Learning: A free webinar!

School leaders across the country are working to create meaningful, authentic, and real-world learning experiences inside their schools and …

Ditch the grammar and teach children storytelling instead

Writing stories is a craft that is crucial for life. And if the government insists, you can test it, measure it and use it in commerce, too<p>A report in the Times has quoted a secondary school teacher who complained that their year 7 intake no longer knew how to tell a story. “They knew what a …

Grammar

Shortlist for inaugural Asian Children's Book Award is out

A new award for children's books in Asia puts a spotlight on translation.<p>The inaugural Asian Children's Book Award by hospitality company Genting …

50 Things To Do In Auckland When You Can’t Afford A Holiday

Desperate financial times call for desperate frugal measures. But, you’ll be happy to know there are quite a number of things to do when you realise …

10 Critical Questions You Must Answer if You Want to Write a Book

Don't skip any of these questions if you want your book to be extremely successful.<p>After my book was released, I was surprised by how many people asked me for advice on how to write and publish a book. Like all authors I learned a lot along the way. Here are 10 critical questions you must answer …

Writing for ELT magazines

I’ve been published in a few industry magazines over the past year. Some of you might like to do the same. If so, here are a few tips. I’m no expert, …

Branches

Adventure is always just around the corner for this enthusiastic warthog.<p>Gordon Blue was an ordinary second grader — until he became the superhero …

8 Ideas for Keeping Up With Education and Connecting With Other Educators - Education Personnel

When you’ve finished your teaching qualification but haven’t yet landed your first teaching role, it can be easy to feel a bit out of touch with …