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by Charlmoon
22 Mar 2013, 21:28
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: How to handle a hetrogeneous class?
Replies: 2
Views: 4720

Re: How to handle a hetrogeneous class?

Hi Anabelee, You're right, this is the multi-million dollar question! Dealing with differentiation is one of the hardest things about teaching in my opinion, and you're not going to be able to get a magic answer from a forum. However, you might get some good ideas of where to start. I've dealt with ...
by Charlmoon
13 Mar 2013, 21:43
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Replies: 4
Views: 6704


Hi Rich, I'd definitely second the idea of getting your training done in the place where you want to work. Some training centers may also be able to offer you employment afterwards. As for choosing between the CELTA and an online course, I'd say it really depends on your attitude towards TEFL and yo...
by Charlmoon
08 Mar 2013, 05:38
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Developing as a teacher
Replies: 3
Views: 5475

Re: Developing as a teacher

I've found that recording my lessons (on my phone) is really helpful. I listen back to them and can often see things I could have done better that I didn't notice at the time. I've also been trying to pick a teaching strategy (eg questioning, wait time, eliciting vocabulary) and recording myself to ...
by Charlmoon
01 Mar 2013, 06:46
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: ESL Video Project
Replies: 2
Views: 11936

Re: ESL Video Project

I think that anything that steps away from reliance on a textbook is beneficial for Ss. Absolutely! I think it sounds like a great idea, although I definitely second the point of getting permission first, whether you are going to put it up on the web or not. In the UK, where I trained, regulations ...
by Charlmoon
13 Feb 2013, 04:48
Forum: TEFL Help
Topic: Writing in private lessons
Replies: 2
Views: 8826

Re: Writing in private lessons

Hi Nicole, I definitely see what you mean - having her write while you just watch is a waste of time and money. However, there's more to writing than just physical writing. You could start teaching the strategies good writers use when they write, like re-reading, re-arranging words in a sentence, dr...
by Charlmoon
18 Jan 2013, 00:44
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Graded Readers
Replies: 2
Views: 4981

Re: Graded Readers

I don't know what age group you are working with, but if they are young learners (kindergarten and up) then you could try the printable readers at Click on 'literacy' on the left, and then on 'printable booklets'. There are lots of booklets there that are organized by word fami...