As teachers, we want to create environments where our students feel connected with each other and us. We also want students to be motivated and feel empowered to fully participate in our classes. There are many ways to do this, but I’d like to discuss several practical strategies for creating
Author: Carmella Lieske
Carmella Lieske is the Assistant Director in charge of Globalization and a Professor in the Center for Foreign Language Education at Shimane University, Japan. She has been teaching ELT in Asia for over 20 years, empowering learners from 4 to 70+ years old. Carmella developed the English Expert Minor and Global Leadership Minors, creating new courses such as Global Literacy, Global Interaction, Global Understanding, and Global Leadership. Based on students’ course evaluations, Carmella has been selected as one of the best professors at the university. Carmella has worked with various international publishers writing student books, teacher’s books, workbooks and worksheets, and test packages. A few of the National Geographic Learning series that she has worked on are Our World, Impact, Time Zones, and Reading Adventures.