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Classroom Chairs and Flexible Classroom Seating: 20 Great Options

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What is everybody doing in the classroom? Well, they are sitting… Ergonomic classroom chairs are vital to the wellbeing of students and teachers. Furthermore, flexible classroom seating definitely helps to create an engaging and creative learning environment, even for young students with their natural need to be physically active. You’ll be surprised by the sheer…

The 6 Best Activity Tables for Classrooms, for Individuals and Groups

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Creating a lot of fun activities is one of the best ways to engage little students and keep them interested. But sometimes, it can be a hassle to manage them inside a classroom. Activity tables are one building block of the perfect solution to this problem. Today, we’ve put together a list of the best…

Get a Job Teaching English Online with Let’s TEFL

Teaching English online is a great way to continue working around your family life, earn extra money at the weekends, or get some experience before heading overseas. The demand is high and the process is quite simple: Online teaching companies such as VIPKid, Dada ABC, or TutorABC recruit students around the world, develop lesson materials,…

The 13 Best Teacher Bags That Are Stylish AND Functional

As a teacher, it is important to have a bag that’s reliable, organized, and sturdy. Have you ever gotten to school and realized you forgot to bring anything to write with or spent 10 minutes rummaging around for a paper clip at the bottom of your teacher bag? Or worse, has your backpack strap ever…

How to Get a Job Teaching English Abroad with Let’s TEFL

Which TEFL course will help me to land my first teaching job abroad? This is probably your most important question when it comes to deciding on your TEFL course. There are many options, but not all deliver the same standard of training, and very few go the extra mile to help you find work after…

The Best Rolling Carts for Teachers to Organize all Your Supplies

As a teacher, it isn’t an easy job to organize all your supplies and tools. But rolling carts for teachers can make class organization a breeze.  If you’re unaware of what these bad boys are, a teacher rolling cart is an organizing shelf or a bag on wheels.  But here’s what’s even better: We’ve spent…

Shape Names – ESL Vocabulary Worksheets & Flashcards

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Teach the most common shape names to your learners – with our lovely illustrated ESL worksheets and flashcards, exclusively from JIMMYESL. Kids – and likely adults, too – will love the “smiling shapes” and thus will be highly motivated to learn the new vocabulary and to complete the exercises in the worksheets. Reward your students…

Can You Teach English Abroad Without Certification?

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Teaching English abroad is a fantastic opportunity for people who want to gain experience in international education, make a career change, or simply jump at the chance to live abroad. Usually, taking a TEFL course is the first step to prepare for your teaching ESL career. But you might hesitate to enroll in a course…

School & Classroom Objects – ESL Vocabulary Worksheets & Flashcards

Teach English vocabulary related to school objects or classroom objects to your students – with our lovely illustrated ESL worksheets and flashcards, exclusively from JIMMYESL. Kids – and likely adults, too – will love the “smiling items” and thus will be highly motivated to learn the new vocabulary and to complete the exercises in the…

Free English Grammar Worksheets For Your ESL Lessons

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Grammar: It’s what holds language together, it’s crucial to speaking and writing well, it’s … sooooo boring. If you hate teaching grammar (or even if you love it!) you’ll love these free worksheets. They’ll help your students understand and practice things like that pesky past participle — and in turn become better speakers and writers!…

Free ESL Writing Worksheets For Your Lessons

Struggling to find ESL writing worksheets for your class? Fret no more! We’ve compiled a list of free worksheets with exercises and practices that’ll turn your students into writing pros in no time — no matter what age or level they are! Why Should You Spend Time Teaching Writing Skills? Writing skills are crucial to…

The Importance of Word Stress (in the English Language)

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I’ve come across countless students who have a  decent understanding of English grammar, writing, and vocabulary. However, many of these same students continue to struggle with speaking and have difficulty being understood by native English speakers. What is the reason? They have not taken the time to tackle word stress.   What Exactly Is Word Stress?…

Free ESL Reading Comprehension Worksheets for Your Lessons

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Do you need English reading comprehension worksheets to supplement your ESL classroom? Check out some of the worksheets and editable documents on this page. Why Reading Comprehension Is Important Reading comprehension, or the ability to understand the things you read, is a vital component of any ESL curriculum. Students learning a second language may be…

Classroom Light Filters: Lighten Up Your Lessons!

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Do you get a rush the week before school starts? Your classroom is expertly decorated, your wall decorations and rewards chart are perfectly on theme, everything is sparkly and ready to go… …but it’s all bathed in harsh, ugly fluorescent light. Ugh. Escape the fluorescent fugue with six light filters that create a calmer, cheerier…

Classroom Headphones (And Earphones) For Any Age of Student

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Speaking and listening are vital to learning any language (and other subjects). And in today’s world, sometimes that gets done via electronics. If your school is equipped with Chromebooks, iPads, or another device for students, you may find yourself needing to purchase classroom headphones for your students to listen to media through. But how do…

Great Classroom Rugs to Make Learning Fun for Young Students

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Classroom rugs are must-have accessories for any kindergarten and preschool. They’re the center of the classroom — the focal point of the room, and where students gather to for circle time and class time. Rugs help to make a classroom a hub of learning, growth, and creativity, full of light, color, and places for kids…

7 Tips on Writing Your Resume to Get Hired as an English Teacher Abroad

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The demand for English teachers around the world is great, and growing year on year. That means if you want to teach English abroad, you shouldn’t have too much trouble finding a job. But you don’t just want ANY job, right? To secure a sought-after position, with decent pay and attractive working conditions, you have…

Free ESL Idioms Worksheets & Lists For Your Lessons

An idiom is defined as “a phrase or an expression that has a figurative, or sometimes literal, meaning” (Source: Wikipedia). Idioms are widely used in conversational English and are a popular subject for ESL lessons. What makes learning English idioms hard for speakers of other languages is that they have to memorize each idiom – there…

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