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The Scavenger Hunt Dictation: a Hyper-Active Activity for Teaching English to Young Learners

If you’ve ever wanted to see your kids crawl under a desk while learning English, then have I got the activity for you! Probably one of my favorite things to do with young learners during the first few days of class, this variation on the running dictation is adapted to be just a bit moreContinue reading “The Scavenger Hunt Dictation: a Hyper-Active Activity for Teaching English to Young Learners”

Lightening Up and Going Mats-less: Techniques for Teaching English out of your Backpack

One of the most challenging things about teaching for SIDAS Language School is that the nature of the Active English Weeks Program makes any classroom activity that relies on extensive worksheets, readings, or individual materials in general a bit of a problem. Of course, in my experience, any lesson plan that relies excessively on worksheets isContinue reading “Lightening Up and Going Mats-less: Techniques for Teaching English out of your Backpack”

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