8 Tips to successful online learning

successful online learning

Many parents feel overwhelmed playing teacher while trying to manage their own workloads. How can you ensure maximum concentration, great results, less parent/child arguing and the satisfaction of a job well done? Here are eight simple tips for successful online learning:   1– Do not force kids to sit for too long, nor expect them … Read more

Free children’s books

free children's books

Many parents have asked us for children’s books that are available with the click of a mouse. Here is our shortlist of free children’s books. It includes a wide variety, ranging from graded readers, to colouring books, to PDF downloads, to extra activities such as games and workbooks. 1– Free children’s stories No need to … Read more

Readymade lesson plans for celebrations

lesson plans for celebrations

Whether you are a teacher or a parent, here are some wonderful, easy to use, readymade lesson plans for celebrations held around the world.   Ramadan and Eid As Ramadan just started, you might want your students to practice vocabulary or do some hands-on activities related to this month. Here are some excellent links: https://www.twinkl.ro/resource/t2-re-297-top-10-ramadan-and-eid-resource-pack … Read more

Mixed ability classes know-how

mixed ability classes

How can students work together while learning at different speeds and working at different paces? How can a teacher manage a class to ensure overall understanding, while giving everyone a chance to shine? Here is some guidance for teaching mixed ability classes: Step 1: Know your students Take time understanding their strengths and weaknesses beyond … Read more

The internet and children’s safety

internet safety

Whether we want it or not, today we have no choice but to embrace our children’s online studying and therefore their Internet exposure. Everybody seems to be working frantically to ensure our children’s studies go on. Moreover, due to the increased usage of platforms such as Zoom, more and more articles talk about security breaches, … Read more

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