Free teaching materials and courses

free teaching materials

The Internet is full of original games, activities and exercises, all ready to help you with your teaching and learning. Here is a great list of free games and activities for adults and children. They can be used by parents or teachers to make your children’s or students’ quarantine/self isolation a bit easier to bear. … Read more

10 Platforms for online learning and teaching

platforms for online learning

As schools around the world are forced to move to online learning and teaching, here is a list of sites some schools around the world report using: 1–Google Classroom seems to be the most popular and has great feedback https://edu.google.com/products/classroom/?modal_active=none They have a section dedicated to the present situation, where teachers and IT staff receive … Read more

Common traits of GREAT schools

great schools

Whether you are a teacher trying to get hired or a parent looking for the best school for your children, here are 6 traits all great schools have in common. They guarantee you a great employer and an amazing school for your children. 1–They have clear policies. These policies include staff related responsibilities and support, … Read more

What do students expect from online teachers?

online teaching

For one reason or the other, online teaching/learning is booming. Hundreds of platforms recruit teachers, especially English teachers, to teach online to students around the world. Due to the latest health scare around the world, thousands of children in various countries are trying to keep up academically while learning how to use EdTech. What do … Read more

The benefits of kids spending time in nature

spending time in nature

Research shows that when kids spend time in nature, their well-being, motivation and confidence increases. There are numerous studies, such as this one recently published by the Wildlife Trust, which demonstrate that spending one hour a day in nature makes kids more environmentally and wildlife aware, happier and more motivated to do outdoor jobs. Here … Read more

10 ways to improve teachers’ wellbeing

teachers' wellbeing

In October of this year, we celebrated 24 years since the creation of the first World Teacher’s Day. It is a time to celebrate the great contribution our teachers bring to our students’ wellbeing and implicitly to our societies. However, as far as their wellbeing is concerned, UK studies demonstrate that teachers’ wellbeing and mental … Read more