Just a quick self-promoting post on all my Halloween resources in case you need a last minute boost of something to do this week. Here's some of the Halloween activities and lesson plans I have put up over the years. And some of … Continue Reading ››
Another web design post about something that I think sets my site apart from others, my lesson plan formats. I really struggled adding custom post templates to Twenty Fourteen/Sequel so I thought I would share my solution here in case any one else has been suffering as I have.The Twenty Fourteen theme claims that all you … Continue Reading ››
Call for New Ways in Teaching With Humor.
Editor John Rucynski, Jr. seeks contributors for a volume in TESOL’s New Ways Series entitled New Ways in Teaching With Humor. The content will include teaching ideas and activities for using or teaching about humor in English in the following categories:English word play (e.g., puns and riddles) … Continue Reading ››
A great resource for letting kids listen to books read aloud by the authors. Good input and a way to have read-aloud story time while saving your voice. And they have a lot of the classics here--The Very Hungry Caterpillar, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, The Kissing Hand and my personal favorite, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, … Continue Reading ››
I'm presenting at ConnTESOL in October 2015 and I'm collecting a little data informally on student needs. If you teach writing at all to your students, please take a minute to fill out the survey below. It's completely anonymous and it shouldn't take more than 3 minutes. I just want a little data on what … Continue Reading ››
I've added a couple of new pages to the blog including links for places to look for writing jobs or professional development opportunities. I've included databases of jobs, sites that have job listings and professional organizations as well.My favorite, page though is the tools … Continue Reading ››