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A look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018

A look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018

The last twelve months have flown by. We hope that you had a productive 2018 and that you found lots of interesting ideas and activities to use with your students using our blog and other resources. We’d like to reflect on last year by sharing twelve of the most...

Starting with a Big Question

How can we inspire students from the word go? This is a question that teachers everywhere ask themselves when introducing a new topic or project to their classes.  And, as you might have guessed from the title, it’s all about asking questions. Perhaps your own social...
5 ways to get your teens to collaborate more effectively

5 ways to get your teens to collaborate more effectively

Collaboration is one of the most important 21st Century Skills. Students need to be able to work well with others in their personal and professional lives, and also while they are continuing their education. This post continues our series of articles on 21st century...
Encouraging self-assessment in young learner classes

Encouraging self-assessment in young learner classes

How often do you assess your students? Assessment forms a large part of many primary courses and often takes the form of review pages, unit tests, and progress tests. Children are very keen to find out their grade but are not particularly interested in what questions...

8 reasons to enjoy the new school year

This is the third post in our blog series, connecting with our readers and teachers all over the world to share their ideas, tips and advice. If you missed our first two posts – 6 things to consider when planning your first classes and 5 first day activities from our...