EFL Teacher’s Kit for Surviving Kids (by Shelly Sanchez Terrell)

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  1. Barbara Barbara says:

    Thanks, Shelly, for sharing such wonderful ideas! I also learned something new while trying to get this Glogster to fit within this column!

    I’m definitely going to get my older children working on making some glogs of their own 🙂

    Your classes sound like they must be a lot of fun–for both you and your students!

  2. Marisa Pavan says:

    Teaching children is a real challenge and you need special personality traits to be able to make them feel involved. You, Shelly, seem to have those traits!
    Marisa

  3. Lovely post and love your glosgster Shelly.

  4. Marisa and Marisa,

    Thank you for your kind words! I hope the Glogster really helps those teachers who are new to teaching English to children and will save them time in searching for resources.

  5. Ozge Karaoglu says:

    Great tips for teaching young and very young learners, Shelly! and your glogster can be the best handbook for teachers of young learners. Thank you for putting everything together. I would love to be your student, no doubt that I would enjoy it a lot!!

  6. David says:

    I’m left in awe again to see top educators such as yourself and Ozge push the envelope w/ the latest in technology integration.

  7. Thank you David! You’re a star for without blogs like yours we wouldn’t be able to find all these wonderful resources so easily!

  8. David says:

    Shelly,

    I really like all these tips, especially about realia. So important for contextualizing the lesson. I’d also add – “enjoy your colleagues”! Great personal support in the school is essential for survival. Others might find my very old (now pushing 5 years) presentation on What Makes an Effective EFL Teacher helpful in this vein. http://eflclassroom.com/ppt/effectiveeflteacher.swf

    David

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