Here at GIGE, we do a lot with education – thinking about education, writing about education, teaching others about education . . . you get the gist. Here, our instructors have written about some of their best teaching tips for you to peruse. These range anywhere from how to select appropriate videos to helping foster digital natives within your classroom. As with our teaching resources, all of our teaching tips should be able to be curated to your own classroom needs (with a little tweaking though). Happy reading, and we hope you find these tips as useful as our instructors did!
For teachers who wish to teach essay writing to their students, there is bad news and good news. The bad news is that there are many different things students need to be taught in order to become adept writers: structure, grammar, engagement strategies and more. The good news: Many difficulties that Korean learners struggle with…Keep reading
By: Maureen Kelly 6 Word Stories and Acrostic Poems Here are two quick and easy writing activities to implement in your Elementary level English classroom that are student centered, student accommodating and support creative expression in all students. Both activities can be adapted to best fit your mixed level classroom, your curriculum content, and or…Keep reading
There are some difficulties in living and working in any foreign country. South Korea is not an exception. Not being able to identify and then manage these difficulties can be frustrating and exhausting at times. In the following article, there will be discussion of a sample of difficulties within the context of the Korean educational…Keep reading
Do you feel a little behind on some of your teaching lingo? Check out this list of words.Keep reading
Classroom English is language that is frequently used in the classroom, and it characterized by its usefulness and practical application. It can be found in the beginning of textbook chapters, and also encompasses basic English expressions that the teacher uses daily in the classroom. Classroom English, while seemingly simple and straightforward, is an essential part…Keep reading
“Active learning requires students to think, discuss, challenge, and analyze information. Passive learning requires learners to absorb, assimilate, consider, and translate information. Active learning encourages conversation and debate, while passive learning encourages active listening and paying attention to detail.” – Khristina Russell Be a FacilitatorIn passive learning (reading and listening) the students are responsible for…Keep reading
If you’ve learned a language yourself, you know what a struggle learning vocabulary is. Although it makes up the core of a language, it can take hours upon hours of using flashcard apps like Anki or Memrise to feel like you’re making the tiniest bit of progress. These apps have a second problem, too -…Keep reading
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