Tag: online

Instant Prompts

Teaching a language is both super difficult and super easy. That’s contradictory but if you’ve taught a number of years, I think you’ll also see the logic and sense in that statement.

One of our main jobs is to give … Read More ....

What’s The Trend?

A simple teaching recipe using the website – Storyline.

Students in teams open up the game and play. They must make a graph about the data set provided by the site. Ex. Percent of internet users over time.

Students discuss, … Read More ....

Guess The Sound

A fun game you can play online or off.

1. Students go and find an object that makes sound.
2. Keep it hidden or turn off the camera.
3. Then they do the sound and others guess.
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Stand Up If

A fun listening and getting to know each other game for the class or even online (in the video conference, students can “raise your hand if ..”.

Read out statements and students stand up if they answer yes to the … Read More ....

Home Scavenger Hunt

One sterling activity to engage students studying remotely is to do a home scavenger hunt.

Students have X minutes to find the objects and then report back and “show and tell” with other students in the video call. A nice … Read More ....

Quizlet – An Instant Digital Platform

I’ve been enamored by Quizlet ever since the mid 2000s when Andrew, a teen put the site up to help with his French studies. It’s grown to become one of the largest educational websites in the world.

ELT Buzz Teaching … Read More ....