The end of the school year is fast approaching! Maybe some of your students (or yourself!) have already started counting down the days left before summer vacation. Sure there’s excitement in the air, but despite all the tests and the fatigue, this time is as important as the beginning of...
Résultats pour 'ESL'
Great ideas to end the school year on a high note!
12 juin 2019
3 great teaching ideas from Gaétane, our ESL teacher of the month!
04 avril 2019
Meet Gaétane, who teaches in 3 different schools in disadvantaged neighbourhoods in the Commission scolaire de la Riveraine. This year, she has a multi-level class, so she has the extra challenge of finding material accessible for both levels and cycles. Luckily, she’s full of ideas and...
3 awesome teaching tips from Rachel, our ESL teacher of the month!
07 février 2019
Meet Rachel, who teaches in 3 different schools at the Commission Scolaire des Sommets, near the US border. This year, she has multi-level classes, so she has the added challenge of finding material that meets all her students’ needs. As our February teacher of the month, she’s shared 3...
3 awesome teaching tips from Laura, our ESL teacher of the month!
28 janvier 2019
Meet Laura, who is a 3rd cycle ESL teacher at the Commission Scolaire de Montréal. This year, she’s teaching Grade 6. She is fortunate to see her students one full day each week, so her creativity and ideas have lots of time to materialize. As our January teacher of the month, she’s...
3 awesome teaching tips from Frédérick, our ESL teacher of the month!
06 Novembre 2018
Meet Frédérick who has been teaching ESL for more than 20 years! Currently working at the Commission scolaire des Découvreurs, he’s teaching ESL to 12 groups ranging from grades 3 to 6. His students love his dynamic classes and he loves to keep them entertained. His extensive teaching...
See what ESL teachers can teach you!
23 août 2018
A little bit like superheroes’ work, ESL teachers’ work is crucial but often done in the shadows. This is exactly why we want to shine a light on your hard work and your precious knowledge. We know that many of you accomplish extraordinary things despite the constraints you face. Since we...
Make the best out of teaching from a cart
21 août 2018
No classroom, no problem! Being a mobile or floating teacher can seem overwhelming at first, but with these 5 useful tips you’ll be able to create an efficient mobile classroom. Welcome to the teacherhood of the travelling cart!
1- Customize your cart
First things first: get yourself a...
Blended learning strategy for elementary teaching
11 mai 2018
The 21st century classroom has no walls – thanks to the Internet, teachers with access to computers, smartphones and tablets can immerse their students in a world of fascinating videos, games, facts and creativity.
Blended learning is far more than just a combination of print and digital...
More than just projecting: discover how to make better use of your digital components!
11 mai 2018
Back in the day, teachers purchased a big teacher’s guide that contained all of the pages from the student’s book and also some extra handouts to be photocopied. Forgot the teacher’s guide at home? Too bad, it would have to wait. And if your school already purchased a teacher’s guide...
How can I help my students acquire field-related vocabulary that is relevant and meaningful to them?
13 avril 2018
Vocabulary acquisition in a B-block course is very much a double-edged sword. When I started teaching field-related English, I expected vocabulary to be a nonissue. After all, in a class where students are supposed to work on field-specific topics, focusing the selection of salient...