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6 Hoppin’ ESL Games for Kinesthetic Learners That Love to Move


I’m excited to show you some awesome games for kinesth—wait a minute, what’s that tapping noise?

Sam! Sam, please stop tapping your pencil on Susan’s desk.

All right, now where were we? Oh right, kinesthetic lear—Laura!

Laura, dear, could you

10 Phenomenal Activities Using ESL Videos in the Classroom

10 phenomenal activities using esl videos in the classroom

Let’s just get it out there: everyone loves watching movies and television.

Teachers and parents have long been at war with this idea.

They’ve been battling popular culture for their students’ attention and dedication to their studies.

But are

7 Best ESL Textbooks for Teaching Students Both Young and Old


Teaching English is hard work!

Unless you’re an all-knowing superhuman, you could probably use the help of a textbook.

A great ESL textbook can be a wonderful asset to help maximize the class time.

It will help you brainstorm

What the Flip Is a Flipped ESL Classroom?


Students and teachers are flipping obsessed with the Flipped ESL Classroom model.

Flipping the script of a traditional classroom is trending in ESL classrooms across the nation.

What exactly does “flipping the script” mean? Well, consider the following as the …

10 Best, Shockingly Good Apps for ESL Teachers


As technology continues to get more and more popular, classroom attention spans are getting shorter and shorter.

Times are changing quickly and ESL teachers have to hop on board before the train leaves. Keeping the attention of a student while …

9 ESL Christmas Songs to Add Some Holiday Fun to Your Classroom


The holidays are here!

It’s time to fill your classrooms with joy and cheer!

Luckily, Christmas time is the perfect opportunity to add some holiday fun, activities and songs to your ESL class.

Music is a great way to …

8 Creative and Engaging ESL Listening Activities for Adults


We know that listening practice is vital when learning any language.

But let’s be honest, the CDs that come with ESL textbooks absolutely need supplements.

Hearing the same voices over and over can get boring, and the topics could be …