Month: June 2016

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Season 1 Finale – Teacher Fights Part 2

This is part 2 of 2 for the season 1 finale of the Efer’s podcast and we are celebrating it by having teacher fights.

Season 1 Finale – Teacher Fights Part 1

Part 1 of the EFers Season 1 finale and we are celebrating with teacher fights.

Class Management Made Easy

“Classroom management refers to the ways in which student behaviour, movement and interaction during a lesson are organized and controlled by the teacher” Richards (1990, 10) . During my career as an EFL teacher I have come across plenty of teachers who get frustrated with young children. We’ve all heard or expressed the excuses. Because…
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Quick Phonics Interactive Rush

I was teaching a SSB (5 year olds) and they can be some of the most challenging students to teach – they know how to push their boundaries. So I decided to design an activity that was complex enough, but with a simple output that the students would be engaged, not over-worked, and be able…
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Being a General Center Manager and a Production Manager at EF.

We chat to Alicia the General Centre Manager and Shannon and Production Manager at EF Chengdu.

Parent Teacher Meetings

I I had my first Parent teacher meeting (PTM) yesterday and I was scared. I was scared of telling the parents something they didn’t want to hear about their child. I have never been on the teacher side of the desk before, my experience of PTM’s were in Primary and secondary school where my mum…
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6 Things You Missed About IWB Troubleshooting

My IWB isn’t working, can someone come and fix it? Can I change classroom, my IWB is broken …
We have all said these words and wasted 10 minutes of a lesson, frequently.
Let’s take fate into our own hands! Empower yourself!

Here are 6 Things You Missed About Getting Those Gremlins Out of Your IWB – Hiteboard & Projector Edition.

Teaching with an Accent

We discuss how to neutralize an accent, which accents are better and how accents can effect working with local staff.

High Flyer Lesson Planning

Are you struggling with High Flyer lesson planning? Is it taking you too long? This is the podcast for you.