In it for the long haul: Managing ‘long’ lessons

During my career I have taught lessons of varying lengths. The smallest time I had was a single 30 minute lesson per week in a tokenistic compulsory second language program, teaching Japanese to Australian primary school students. I’ve also taught five-hour intensive lessons to adult English learners. The length and frequency of learning is important in […]

Setting up your classroom

I believe a dedicated teaching space is a basic tool of the trade, although this is something for which many Languages teachers have to fight. This blog post is for sharing ideas on how to set up, manage, and beautify your Languages classroom. Below are several images of Languages classrooms, find more at our Facebook photo album. We’d […]