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by stremblay
03 Mar 2011, 15:46
Forum: Games & Activities
Topic: Halloween game
Replies: 2
Views: 10395

Halloween game

Here is one teaching activity about Halloween that I tried with my students during my practicum. I designed it myself and it worked out very well. Material: You need two Halloween facts sheets: Halloween fact sheet A and Halloween fact sheet B. On these sheets, 15 facts about Halloween are written. ...
by stremblay
03 Mar 2011, 15:26
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Bad Memory
Replies: 10
Views: 19317

Re: Bad Memory

I also think that repetition is the best way to proceed in that situation. You can also try using physical response. I know that this is a bit ''childish'', but I think that having her act out the instructions you give to her will help. However, it would be useful for us to know the level at which y...
by stremblay
03 Mar 2011, 15:04
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Need a mentor for a nonnative English speaking teacher
Replies: 2
Views: 5402

Re: Need a mentor for a nonnative English speaking teacher

Hello Miyuki, I am from Quebec, therefore I cannot be your mentor unfortunately. But I think that your idea of hiring a mentor is good because, as non-native speakers of English, we have to perfect our language skills to a certain extent. However, I would suggest you to try immersing yourself in an ...
by stremblay
03 Mar 2011, 14:51
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Not being native English..is it an issue?
Replies: 12
Views: 12958

Re: Not being native English..is it an issue?

I personnally don't think that not being a native speaker of English is a big issue to teach English as a foreign language. I am not a native speaker myself and I think that I can still help my students progress effectively in their learning. However, I also think that immersing yourself in an Engli...
by stremblay
03 Mar 2011, 14:40
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: A super-slow learner in my class, any suggestions?
Replies: 8
Views: 15322

Re: A super-slow learner in my class, any suggestions?

I would personnally try talking to the student's parents. I don't have any secret either, but many schools offer special programs for this type of student. I'm quite sure you already tried communicating the problem to other staff members of the school, but I think it is helpful and that it is a good...