Foundation

School Rules Creative Thinking Mind Map

This is a series of classroom activities designed to improve communication while developing creative thinking. Creative thinking techniques encourage students to think in new and interesting ways to solve problems and address a variety of situations. These creative thinking techniques can help your learners find new ways in which to use or review language. This […]

EPIK Spring 2012 First day of Class

Are you teaching tomorrow? Are you worried about what to teach? Here are the lessons I teach on the first day of class.I keep mentioning these plans. As you get ready for your first classes, take a look at how I set myself up for success with these lessons. They are some of my favorite […]

Curriculum Planner for Semesters

Here are tools for teachers that can easily be adapted for classroom use. When possible I’ve included the .pdf for you to preview and a document file that you can download and personalize for classroom needs. This is a curriculum planner that will help you organize your Units into lesson plans and help you remember […]

Good Bad Writing Sample Advanced Foundation

This activity is designed for advanced EFL/ESL learners. This activity helps students understand the process of assessment by the teacher by placing students in the role of the teacher. This activity also helps students understand and use a grading rubric to assess student performance in the classroom. I consider this material part of my foundation […]

Schedule Organizer for Teachers

Here are tools for teachers that can easily be adapted for classroom use. When possible I’ve included the .pdf for you to preview and a document file that you can download and personalize for  classroom needs. When teachers head into the first semester it is important to have a clear idea of what classes to […]