There is no doubt about the important role that parents and caregivers play in their children’s school lives. Researchers have been telling us this for decades but up until now it has been much easier for teachers to just “get on with it” and for families to “leave us to
Author: Claire Venables
Claire Venables has a wide range of experience as a teacher, teacher-trainer, Director of Studies and materials writer. She spent a decade teaching in Europe, where she obtained her Trinity DipTESOL, before moving to Brazil in 2011. She now works exclusively as an educational consultant, writer, speaker and is the Director of Active English. Join her community of Young Learner Teachers on Instagram @activeenglishforkids.
A Framework for Planning Story-Based Lessons
Stories have played a major role in early childhood education for a long time and are a key element in any good English program for young children. There are so many benefits for the language learner. As more Young Learner teachers adopt classroom practices which focus on teaching the whole
Bridging the Gap Between Home and School
This is the blog post to read if you are a school manager, coordinator, or freelance teacher looking to build stronger relationships with parents and caregivers. Read on to learn practical ways to build trust, confidence, and establish a genuine partnership between home and school. Introduction We have long known