Toolbox for 1:1 Online Lessons (Part 1)

With the current worldwide pandemic, many 1:1 lessons have transitioned to online delivery. Suddenly, may teachers are faced with figuring out the various platforms for communication while also adapting lessons and content to the online environment. I would encourage us to look at this an opportunity to take advantage of technology that can make our classes more fun and motivating for students.

8 No Prep Activities for Very Young Learners

Every teacher has had lessons which didn’t quite go as planned. Whether the computer isn’t working, the students sped through the content you planned, they simply hated an activity and you had to move on, or you forgot to bring an important item, having some Plan Bs (and Cs and Ds) in your pocket are essential. Some activities also have a variation that can be used in online teaching environments.

Dear Zoo

Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell is another children’s classic that is perfect for children 0-5 years old. In the story, a child writes to the zoo asking for a pet. As the zoo sends different animals, you’re sure to roar with laughter. The book is a great introduction to zoo animals as well as a way to review or introduce simple adjectives.