Author name: Alice ELLoquent

Halloween Science Experiment: Jack’O’Lantern volcano πŸŒ‹πŸŽƒ

πŸŽƒ Hello, my dear parents! Here’s our Halloween pumpkin volcano experiment. Why do we do science experiments in our school and how they help your child learn English? Science experiments are very visual and they activate all of your child’s senses. Your child does the experiment at home, we always send short instructions and discuss […]

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Storytelling-based Learning- Workshop 4: Class Two at the Zoo by Julia Jarman, illustrated by Lynne Chapman

Hello, my dear colleagues! We finally kick-started our storytelling-based program and our first official story is Class Two at the Zoo by Julia Jarman. As a real enthusiast of storytelling, I’ve decided to create a storytelling-based learning curriculum which will be conducted in the form of a workshop. Storytelling-based learning or narrative-based learning is not

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The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar, Edible Modeling Activity, and Dramatization with Young Learners

Hello, my dear colleagues! In the next few short posts, I will share a lot of environmental education activities for young learners I made for my classroom and in various professional development courses. This one is related to greenhouse gases and global warming. How would you help your students understand why greenhouse gases are necessary,

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Do-it-yourself Educational Toys From Our Classroom You Can Also Make At Home with Your Child

Hi, there, dear parents! We constantly make DIY toys and play together in our online classroom. Many of you have asked for ideas and we have compiled a collection of almost 100 DIY toys you can make at home for almost free! You mostly need some basic crafting supplies like glue and paint, and recyclables,

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Christmas Around The World: Home for the Holidays Storytelling with a Class from India πŸŒŽπŸŽ„

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson in her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan) for a storytelling lesson for young learners on a book titled Home for the Holidays by Debbie Mumm.

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Let’s talk Disney – What are your favorite movies? Group Lesson for Young Learners

Hello, my dear colleagues! In this post, I will summarize my reflections after teaching six public webinar-based lessons for children on Preply. I was proud to be one of the few tutors selected to do these webinars among 4000+ tutors who are teaching English on Preply. The lessons were free for the children, but the tutors were

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21st Century Education, Young Learners & Geo-Inquiry

21st-century skills are not a new concept, although, at first glance, these skills sound otherworldly and virtually impossible to develop – Geo-inquiry might help. Many teachers shiver at the very thought of implementing them in their classrooms. Let’s warm-up together and start using them daily with Geo-Inquiry and these easy steps! 21st-century skills are a

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Storytelling Methodology for Young Learners: Activities & an Example Lesson Plan

Hello, my dear colleagues! This post will discuss storytelling methodology according to Shin and Crandall (2014) and showcase successful examples of storytelling, along with using digital tools. Storytelling should be used as often as possible in the ESL classroom, but in our country almost no one uses it. The main reason for this is that

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