Feeling Sluggish? Use 6 Fun and Motivational Songs for Students in English

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Do you ever feel sluggish and unmotivated when you teach? Do your students?

If so, that’s okay!

Even if it’s not ideal, it’s completely normal for all of us to feel low on the motivation scale every now and …

The Different English Teacher Jobs and How to Get Them


There are different forces that push and pull us into our careers.

Now you’re ready to shove yourself out of your current one.

You’re looking for something different. Maybe you want to see the world, or perhaps you want …

5 Effective Intonation Activities for Teaching English to Any Skill Level


I once had a student who ended every sentence with a rising intonation.

When I would ask her how she was doing, she would respond, “I am well? Thanks?”

To be honest, before I started teaching her, intonation activities never …

10 English Teaching Apps for the 21st-century ESL Teacher


A modern ESL teacher doesn’t have to follow a set path.

Being an up-to-date ESL educator these days might mean using all the latest technology to make classroom learning more exciting for your students.

Or it might mean teaching

It’s Game Time! Online and Whole Group ESL Game Resources to Engage All Learners


What do surgeons, programmers and children have in common?

They all gain essential skills by playing games.

Surgeons play SICKO, a game designed to perfect fine motor skills.

Programmers can overcome fun obstacles while coding.

Children can level

Technology for the ESL Classroom That Your Students Can’t Resist


Flying cars. Personal robots. Invisibility suits.

There are a lot of futuristic tech innovations we’re still waiting on.

But when it comes to ESL teaching, there’s no need to wait for the most powerful technology.

From gamified lessons to …

Put Student Loans on Pause by Teaching English Overseas Without a Degree


Today, student debt totals an incredibly massive $1.3 trillion.

It’s being called a “crisis” by Forbes.

Let’s put one trillion into perspective. In terms of time, one billion seconds ago equals about 31 years. However, one trillion …