Here at GIFLE, we do a lot with education – thinking about education, writing about education, teaching others about education . . . you get the gist. Here, our instructors have written about some of their best teaching tips for you to peruse. These range anywhere from how to select appropriate videos to helping foster digital natives within your classroom. As with our teaching resources, all of our teaching tips should be able to be curated to your own classroom needs (with a little tweaking though). Happy reading, and we hope you find these tips as useful as our instructors did!
It can be tricky to pick appropriate videos for an ESL classroom. This post will help you choose great clips to use every time.Keep reading
Believe it or not, teaching English is just ONE PART of being and English teacher. The other is helping students become more capable people. In this post, we’ll talk about some life skills teachers can help their students develop.Keep reading
ESL classrooms often follow a one-size-fits-all approach in terms of assessing students. This can be quite demoralizing and even unfair to students of lower levels. In this post, we’ll go over how to differentiate assessments to be appropriate for all levels of language learners.Keep reading
When it comes to teaching online, making just a few changes on Zoom can make all the difference to your learners.Keep reading
When you teach class, how do you select students for giving answers? Do you ask a question and then move on when the smartest student in the class shouts the answer? Do you ask for volunteers, then just say the answer yourself when no one replies? Well, in this blog post, we’ll give you a few pointers for how—and why—to select students to answer your questions.Keep reading
It’s Monday morning and you’ve just gotten into your classroom. You’re tired from a long weekend but happy to see your students again. The door opens and it’s one of your favorite students (we all have one), Minji. She has come to class early because she wants to ask you a question. You gesture for…Keep reading
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