The acquisition of language is essential to all subjects. As a science teacher, I am especially conscious of the vast number of new technical terms my students are expected to understand and use with confidence; particularly when answering exam questions. This became apparent to me when I started teaching abroad. Many of the students spoke … Continue reading Building vocabulary for technical subjects and supporting ESL students using Quizlet.
As the term draws to a close, it can be great time for reflection. One of my favourite activities is to share a copy of the "who wants to be a millionaire" PowerPoint (download it for free here: Millionaire template). I prefer to run this as a collaborative activity and set up the groups so … Continue reading End of term reflective activity.