Supporting VYLs in the classroom

I’m currently in the process of conducting some research on YouTube, and stumbled upon this video that includes lots of useful tips about supporting VYLs in the classroom. In particular, I like the discussion around the kinds of language used to communicate with...

Free storytelling webinar

I really enjoy workshops run by those gifted in the art of story telling, and watched this one recently in order to pick up a few tips. My favourite tip is at the beginning, in which the presenter describes how she tells her own (life) ‘story’ to students....

All of the Jolly Phonics TPR actions demonstrated

Continuing the Jolly Phonics theme, here’s videos of all of the Jolly Phonics TPR actions (organised by group), demonstrated. Click on the drop down menu (with the triangle) at the top far side on the video to navigate between individual letters. Or, if you...

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...