Free YL Online Grammar Training

Teaching grammar is one of those things that I think challenges a lot of teachers. Here’s a link to a useful video training on teaching grammar to young learners in a real world context by one of my favourite English teacher trainers, Joan Kang Shin, author of...

A Phonics Primer for New Teachers (Part 1)

When I first started teaching, I knew nothing about phonics because I wasn’t taught phonics at school. Initially, the training I received made it seem really simple. Having begun a deep dive into literacy and phonics, I’m not so sure I feel that way...

Tech Tools for English (EFL + ESL) Teachers

In the coming months, I want to focus more on tech for English teachers. There are lots of great websites, YouTube channels, and other resources that focus on the use of technology in the classroom, and I will highlight some of them. However, teachers (and especially...