Cristina has great teaching ideas based on research-based methods (movement, using all modes of communication, repetition, working with groups, growth-mindset), and explains her activities using pictures and video.
Auxiliares de conversación, These science podcasts are SO engaging (think Bill Nye the Science Guy engaging) and SO easy to understand, that they make a perfect addition to any level science class. Use them as a warm-up to your lesson, or as the lesson itself.
Auxiliares de conversación will find this template especially helpful to ensure you’re asking on-level questions about the material and that you don’t miss the forest for the trees.—Get past those “what does ‘fountain” mean” questions and move on to the more meaningful ones!
There are so many other things involved in assessing listening and reading comprehension, such as: keyword recognition, main idea. supporting details, organizational features, guessing meaning from context, inference, author’s perspective, and comparing cultural perspectives.
Tyler Tarver is the best Ed Tech presenter I’ve ever seen- In these flipped videos, he walks you through each skill that Eric Curtis recommends studying to pass the Google Certified Educator Level 1 exam.
NetCredit made an easy to read infographic with tons of not-so-obvious time savers for working with Google Drive that will save you time, save you money, and will be your gateway drug into the power of Google. This is perfect for auxiliares de conversación who are teaching English abroad in Spain through the MEC program, as it is a beginner’s guide and doesn’t require background knowledge.
Auxiliares de Conversación can learn a ton from Liam Day’s website with hundreds of free TEFL resources, including videos, lesson plans, blogs and advice from a veteran English teacher who has taught English abroad in Spain, the UK, South Korea and the Czech Republic for 10 years.
This lesson plan for #tefl is an updated take on the “me bag” or “my bag” identity project that will engage your ESL students (infantil, primaria, ESO or bachillerato) as they find out about each other’s identities and cultures, all while speaking, listening and writing in English. This project involves all three modes of communication: interpretive, interpersonal and presentational.
North American Language and Culture Assistants interested in practicing their Spanish and learning practical, engaging tech tools they can use in their auxiliar de conversación classrooms should bookmark www.teachingtubers.com.
Auxiliares de Conversación will love Tim’s free English lesson plans blog with hundreds of well developed free English lesson plans (as the name implies) in a variety of different categories. These are all created by or vetted by Tim, and are all things you aren’t going to find in a textbook (a good thing)! He uses interesting videos online, and creative speaking activities to learn, practice and review vocabulary.
Interactive presentation for auxiliares de conversación about male feminist allies in the US. Includes vocabulary, discussion questions, and recent events ("male toxicity," "war on men," comments by president Trump). Has a think-pair-share and critical thinking activities. Ideal for teaching English in Spain at the bachillerato level.