Category Archives: Young Learners

Process Writing with Young Learners

  As teachers, we all know that writing is an important skill that requires training as well as practice.  Developing an ability to express our thoughts clearly in writing can be difficult and takes time.  I think it’s important to … Continue reading

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Mini Whiteboards in the Young Learner Classroom

I have lots of props, posters and other visual aids that I use in class with young learners but I’m pretty sure that my best investment was in mini whiteboards.  They were relatively inexpensive yet are extremely versatile and fairly … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Blog Challenge

Mindfulness seems to be popping up everywhere lately.  It’s being used in business to increase worker potential and give them an edge in decision-making.   It’s also used in education to help students focus and to aid teachers in preventing … Continue reading

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Encouraging YLs and Tweens to Use L2

I’ve used a number of different strategies in class in trying to encourage my pupils to communicate in English and had varied results.  What worked with one group didn’t necessarily work with another.  Finding something that I’m happy with and … Continue reading

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