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by tavel
Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:53 am
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Differentiation
Replies: 0
Views: 1984

Differentiation

I have a bunch of elementary kids (ages 8-13) at beginner level and was wondering how to... I guess, how to capture the whole class but still differentiate activities so that they're not harder for some students and easy for others. I'm teaching at a private coaching college, so I have several small...
by tavel
Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Suggested Games for 7-12 year olds
Replies: 12
Views: 7060

This is similar to another commenter's, but what I like to do is have plenty of flashcards. I spread these out on the floor, get them into two teams (or just a free-for-all in small classes). You'll need maybe 15 or 20 flashcards. In my own lessons I've had to teach the sounds of various objects (e....
by tavel
Sat Jul 19, 2014 12:18 am
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Genki English: opinions & experiences
Replies: 3
Views: 6440

Genki English: opinions & experiences

Has anyone actually used this? I've heard good things about it, but it costs a bit and there seem to be very few reviews. I also lack Wi-fi in my classroom; does it need an internet connection?

Thanks!
by tavel
Sun Jul 13, 2014 2:04 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: Captionless comic strips
Replies: 6
Views: 5805

I've been looking for that, too, but alas, no luck. What you could do is grab some webcomics instead of paper comics and white those out, if they're simple enough. Stick-figure style like XKCD. Acknowledging copyright, of course! Edit: ToonDo is free, though it's not so much comics as cartoons. No d...
by tavel
Sun Jul 13, 2014 1:58 am
Forum: Activities and Games
Topic: HELP- seeking a particular board games book
Replies: 2
Views: 1598

HELP- seeking a particular board games book

I came across this during my CELTA course and stupidly forgot to take down the title. The book had a grey cover and green or white writing on the cover. It definitely contained grammar games & I'm fairly certain it was for adults. Please bear in mind that this book may be rather old. Thanks in advan...