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4 tips to help you teach advanced students

I don’t think I have ever taught or observed an advanced lesson that went seriously wrong. I mean cringe-worthy wrong. Which is hardly surprising. After all, advanced students have been in the game long enough and know enough English to ensure that most of our lessons run – at worst – relatively smoothly. But I …

Terry Aranda (part 2)

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Reading as Critical Thinking (part 2) Click here for the first part of this post. Literature circles are a special kind of small-group literature discussion in which the kids themselves lead the discussion in a genuinely cooperative and learner-centered environment (Kaufman, G. & Short, K.1995). The circles may have different formats, using the same text …