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Creating a Curriculum in Colombia
Teaching in Colombia – Creating a Culturally Balanced Curriculum

The Importance of a CurriculumThe importance of a strong curriculum is often overlooked by teachers when traveling to another country to teach. As a foreign teacher, I believe there is an extra se…

Teach English in Colombia
Cultural Considerations for Teaching English in Colombia

My first teaching experience happened in Bogotá, Colombia. Being passionate about teaching from a young age, I wanted to travel the world and do what I loved. I had all the theoretical knowledge on m…

How to Manage Teacher-Student Clashes
Managing Teacher-Student Clashes

In English language classrooms, there are going to be times when teachers and students don’t quite mesh. There may simply be A vs. B personality conflict, frustrating attitudes, or even ideological, p…

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How to Manage Teacher-Student Clashes
Managing Teacher-Student Clashes

In English language classrooms, there are going to be times when teachers and students don’t quite mesh. There may simply be A vs. B personality conflict, frustrating attitudes, or even ideological, p…

Assessing ESL students
Benefits of Using Summative and Formative Assessments in ESL Classrooms

The terms summative and formative assessments may be words typically associated with traditional schooling. However, they don’t need to stay in traditional subject classrooms. Summative and formativ…

TESOL Error Correcting Techniques
Error-Correcting Techniques

Error correction is a necessary part of teaching English. Let’s face it, not every learner will produce perfect structure every time. They may get a little of course. Error correction helps put lear…

Teaching English Online:

Offering Feedback in the Online ESL classroom
Writing Effective Feedback In The Online Classroom

Giving feedback doesn’t mean judging your student’s skills, that’s what testing and quizzes are for. It means giving constructive criticism and praise in order for them to improve.Giving ef…

Effective Online English Teacher
12 Tips to Be an Effective Online ESL Teacher

These days, online teaching is a fairly in-demand venue for teaching the English language. That means customers have a wide variety of ESL teachers to choose from. That can be a problem if you’re no…

Teaching ESL online
Teaching ESL Online: Tips for an Awesome First Lesson

Teaching ESL online has its challenges but one that I find particularly daunting is preparing for that first lesson. Your first lesson makes a big impression on your students, establishes your teachin…

Teaching English Abroad:

Creating a Curriculum in Colombia
Teaching in Colombia – Creating a Culturally Balanced Curriculum

The Importance of a CurriculumThe importance of a strong curriculum is often overlooked by teachers when traveling to another country to teach. As a foreign teacher, I believe there is an extra se…

Teach English in Colombia
Cultural Considerations for Teaching English in Colombia

My first teaching experience happened in Bogotá, Colombia. Being passionate about teaching from a young age, I wanted to travel the world and do what I loved. I had all the theoretical knowledge on m…

How to teach English to Adult Brazilian Students
Tips for Teaching English to Adult Brazilians

Continuing our series on teaching different cultures, we’ll look at teaching English to adult Brazilians.When teaching English it’s a worthy practice to have at least a basic understanding of …