Welcome to our Back To School section for Adult Learners. We’ve selected a range of practical webinars, games and classroom activities to help get the new year off to a good start. All the resources are linked to one of four themes - choose from Communication, Wellbeing, Teaching Scenarios and Assessment. You’ll also find support for your own wellbeing and answers to any technical questions you might have about your Macmillan Education course. Plus take advantage of our special Onestopenglish offer.

Speaking skills for confident communication.       Techniques and practical classroom activities.
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A helpful look at the six sub-skills involved in conversation skills and practical ways to develop them in the classroom.
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Six tried and tested speaking activities across a range of levels. Ideal for your first day with a new class.
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A look at the importance of thinking skills and how to incorporate them in class. Also available as a podcast.

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A fun test of general knowledge for adult learners B1+ and above. No fancy equipment needed: just a board, pen and paper
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Befriending the anxious mind - a practical path to calm in the classroom. Learn how to be more compassionate and nurture a sense of calm.  open

Attending to our students' wellbeing. Practical ways to support student wellbeing and to ensure we pay it enough attention.
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Introducing Mindfulness: practical tools to help with anxiety & burnout. Some simple techniques to use straightaway.

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Teaching & motivating adult learners online (and offline). Useful points to remember when teaching adults plus practical classroom activities.
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Online lessons that are active and interactive. Tips and tricks to boost energy and engagement levels in your online classes.
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Principles & practices in asynchronous online learning. A look at commonly available activities and the benefits of including them.
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Short video offering useful tips and ideas for the online classroom, including giving instructions and teaching blended courses.
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Evaluation and assessment when teaching online. Practical examples of how to assess a range of learner skills online. 
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Tried and tested vocabulary and grammar quizzes for your young adult and adult students to try out, at home or in class. With instant feedback.
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Where are they now? A look at different types of assessment and testing, plus some practical ideas on measuring where your students are at.
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Formative assessment online, hybrid or face-to-face. A wide variety of practical techniques to use in class.

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