2. Get Motivated
Whether you teach adults, teens or young learners, understanding how to motivate your students is essential to ensuring students' success. Engage your students with productive activities and find advice on how to encourage active participation throughout the school year.
Open Mind – Analysing Strengths and Weaknesses:
Evaluating your own strengths and weaknesses is a valuable first step to improving your language skills. In this exclusive elementary level lesson plan from the Student’s Book and Teacher’s Book of Open Mind, students discuss different ways of learning and set goals for self-improvement.
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Beyond – Motivating Students:
In this video, Beyond authors Rob Metcalf, Robert Campbell and Rebecca Robb Benne offer their top tips for motivating teenage students, from developing mutual respect in the classroom to ensuring that students are always presented with the right level of challenge.
Readers and Drama in the Primary Classroom:
The first in a series of guides on using drama activities in the classroom, this introduction highlights the benefits of drama to engage young learners, build confidence and develop their skills across different areas of language. Every month we’ll be adding a new guide to the Macmillan Young Readers site so stay tuned!
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