What font is that…?

  Here’s a quick way to spruce up your worksheets: use custom fonts. Its easy to find fonts online to enhance the look of your worksheets. One strategy I use, is to look at worksheets I like, and then find out which font they used. (Consider looking at...

Upgrading your IWB Presentations

  One of the many projects I’m working on at the moment, is upgrading my PowerPoint and Interactive White Board (IWB) presentation and design skills. In terms of IWB presentations, you can find many teacher-created presentations online that may have...

Word Search: It’s not a dirty word

  There seems to me to be some stigma around the humble word search. I think it comes from the challenges and stresses facing the beginning teacher. In the quest to cut down lesson planning and preparation time and reduce their stress levels, they grab for a tool...

Free online spinner

  A while back, I wrote about a free PowerPoint spinner template you can use in your classes. Today, I want to share with you an editable spinner that you can access online. Is uses are limited only by your imagination (for example, you could put scrambled words...

Alphastrokes Font Review

      Today, I want to talk about a problem many teachers face, that is, having to use resources for your classes that are ‘not quite right’, and my quest for perfect fonts. In the language school that I work for, sadly, one of the primary...