Here you'll find all kinds of files and printouts that should help you stay ahead of the game both in and out of the classroom. If you can think of anything that could be added to this page, please let us know!
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Daily Lesson Log
This lesson log can be used to keep a record of what you've done each day. It's a very useful tool, and has seen quite a bit use in our respective offices. Below is a link to a zip file containing the template in the following formats; .doc, .docx, .pages, .pages09, and a .pdf.
Here's a standard lesson planner. These come in all shapes and sizes these days, so we'll be on the lookout for different versions, and will update the page accordingly. Below is a link to a zip file containing the template in the following formats; .doc, .docx, .pages, .pages09, and a .pdf for sketching, planning, etc.
Class Rules Poster
This poster has a short set of basic classroom rules on it. We've seen many creative approaches to the concept of class rules over the years. If you're just getting started, you can use these as a foundation. If you've developed a version you'd like to share, please send us an email with your version. We'll translate it, and post it here for everyone to use!
Wanna have coffee sometime this week?
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Write & Draw
These are worksheets for assignments that require the students to draw. These kinds of activities are great for eliciting recently assimilated vocabulary from young learners. We'll continue to develop and upload different versions of these as time goes on, so be on the lookout!
Tried and true, brainstorming remains an indispensable tool for writers at any level. As different assignments require different verbal and communicative skill sets, it's often helpful to change the parameters of the brainstorming to illicit certain vocabulary words or ideas that are lying dormant inside the students' minds. These have definitely come in handy for us! We hope you'll find them useful as well.
Here are different kinds of essay writing paper for printing. They're fairly easy to whip up, and there is always a room for a few new styles! Let us know if you think of something we can add!