Why You Should Start Teaching Languages Through Song

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Tweet Music forms a part of daily life for most people, regardless of which corner of the world we’re from. It has the power to break down cultural barriers, uniting us all over a shared love for art and creative expression (Gangnam Style, anyone?) Listening to music whilst studying can also improve your concentration skills […]

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Volunteer Work Can Help You Become a Better Teacher

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Tweet Happy New Year!  We hope you had and are having an enjoyable holiday season!  Today, we bring you a great post from Dunya Carter who worked as a volunteer English teacher in Thailand.  We hope her experiences give you some inspiration as we start 2013.  ~EMP After finishing my English language and literature studies […]

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Literacy Is Essential

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Tweet It’s perfect timing for this guest post by Amanda Beacon.  My last post Blueberries and Students talks about how we educators are required to teach all students, that is part of the promise of public education.  Here, Amanda discusses this further and poses a possible solution to the issue of many who struggle with […]

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Taiwan English Teachers Develop Artistic Side

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Tweet Brittany Lyons offers us an interesting perspective on English teachers in Taiwan who are using their art to help themselves create a sense of home. ~EMP Although teaching English in a non-English speaking nation has become a popular short-term career choice for many recent college graduates and even those with PhDs, it is far […]

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ESL, Literacy and Jazz

Tweet Judy DeFilippo supervises student teachers getting their MATESL degree at Simmons College and is an ESL (English as a Second Language) specialist.  She has authored and co-authored numerous textbooks for ESL students including So to Speak 1 and 2, Grammar Plus, and Great Dictations.  All her books are available on Amazon. Over the years, Judy […]

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