250+ free fonts for teachers

  Here’s a link to 250+ free (for personal or non-commercial use) fonts for teachers. In such a large collection of quality fonts, you’re sure to find something useful for your classroom or worksheet creation. BTW, I’ve recently gone font crazy,...

You don’t have to be a clown

  A while back, I watched a video on YouTube of a guy giving a kindergarten English demo class in China. The kids were loving his slapstick style of humor. Several of the commenters on his video though were saying they could never teach kids, because...

Top tip: Use PowerPoint instead

  Recently, I’ve started creating all of my own materials for the private classes I’m teaching, and in anticipation of co-creating a new language school for juniors. I have to say that I’m finding it deeply therapeutic. Perhaps this is for some...

Phonics Bingo

  Last night I played phonics bingo using CVCs, with my young learners. It worked really well. (You could also use individual letter sounds.) Bingo works really well with very young learners, too. It might take a little demonstrating, but VYLS can understand and...

Top tip: Reverse image search

  Ever wonder where that photo came from? Reverse image searching is one of those tools that has many applications, from checking to see if your Tinder date used stock photos in her profile, to digging deeper with your web research. Here’s an example of one...