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Tips for effective lesson planning

To me, walking (or login) into the classroom has always felt like navigating through uncharted waters. Every class is unique, untouched. I believe that facing this fluidity with a plan makes things a thousand times easier, though. In the following lines, I am going to share…
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Lessons on authenticity

The other day I was reading this article on millennials’ identity crisis and I came across a statement that got me thinking and spurred the will to write this piece. It read, “Millennials mainly derive identity through either work or romantic relationships.” &#8211…
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Stifling order or cataclysmic chaos?

Lesson planning has always been at the heart of teaching for me. I remember my early days of teaching and how long it would take me to write a simple lesson plan which, in all honesty, could not even be called a plan as it was but a list of engaging activities that would get…
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The Dora Explorer Effect

Getting students to engage and participate in class has been one of the most common teachers’ struggles throughout the history of teaching languages. Being a language teacher, we know that learning happens in communication and for communication. Hence, speaking and active…
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The trifecta of learner engagement

Introduction Every teacher knows that learner engagement is paramount to any learning experience. Without engaged students, all one can hope for is a well structured lecture to a sea of inattentive ears and utterly passive students. In this article, we will explore what I…