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Four ways to keep young learners engaged in your online classes

Speaking from personal experience, it is indeed a struggle to keep young learners focused in front of their PCs for any given number of minutes…especially when they are at home, with SO MANY distractions. From very energetic songs to greenscreens and puppets, it will keep you busy. It’s especially difficult when they aren’t really old enough, or computer-savvy enough to interact with online games or quizzes. While online learning will never replace classroom teaching, you can try to make the most of it with these tips. Hope it helps.

https://www.english.com/blog/four-ways-to-keep-young-learners-engaged-in-your-online-classes/

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Atheism and Tragedy

How do atheists deal with tragedy? How do they grieve? What is their opinion on tragedy? How do Atheists cope, when there is no “God’s plan” to fall back on? This article offers some insight on how Atheists get a handle on misfortunate events and happenings that plague everyone’s lives.

http://www.atheistrepublic.com/blog/makeesha/atheism-tragedy

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11 Bad Teaching Habits That Are Stifling Your Growth

Do you practice any of these habits? What are some that you could add? Some are tricky for some teachers. Getting to know my students can be hard, due to the nature of my job…but I’m doing my best with almost 500 kids. I never choose favorites, and NEVER praise one, without praising all. Some, just a few, go to other english schools and speak up during my lessons. I know from past experience, this can cause fellow students to eventually wait for that person to answer up first…which is a sign of lack of confidence in themselves. I will say one thing…you can certainly grow as a teacher, as long as your class grows with you.

 

English: Teaching and Learning
English: Teaching and Learning (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

http://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/11-bad-teaching-habits-stifling-growth/