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An Introduction to Teaching Young Learners (6 to 11 Years-old)

Last week I had the honor to host an official webinar with Preply, an online teaching platform I’ve been working at for 4 years now. In this webinar, we discussed the teaching methodology needed to teach young learners effectively. The webinar was live-streamed on the official Preply Facebook page. Webinar content: 10 steps to teaching young learners effectively Transferring your skills from teaching adults to teaching children – adapting your current methods and mindset, not reinventing the wheel. Motivating children

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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 must in many innovative teaching methods, and they appear so naturally that we don’t even notice them. These skills are not an approach or method,

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Young Learners: Learning English through Music and Movement – Songs are not Just a Warm-up!

Why is music important? Is it useful just in the warm-up part of the lesson, or it can be the focus of our lesson? Keep reading to find out how I facilitated an engaging music workshop. Let’s see what is learning English through music all about! I’ve had the pleasure to facilitate a workshop on ELTA YL SIG Day: Game on! Engaging Young Learners conference. I will write a reflection about the conference and other workshops I attended in a

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Exploring the Environment with Young Learners: 10 Online, Face to Face & Activities for Parents

Hello, my dear colleagues! I am so happy to collaborate with British Council once again, and this time I will present with Owain from ELT Sustainable! We will talk about our favorite topic: environmental education and learning English! This post is an additional material with 10 activities for the people who will be present in the live session simply because we won’t have too much time to describe everything we want. On the other hand, this article may be great

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Daily and Weekly Rituals And Activities In Our Classroom

Many preschool teachers are fond of daily rituals and they use them consistently, but on the other hand, many teachers find them tedious and they stop using them after a certain period of time. These rituals are indeed important, but they are useless if teachers don’t enjoy them as well. This post is about daily classroom rituals which we will try to use in the following school year.  Classroom rituals develop a sense of routine and establish a connection between

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