Welcome to our Back To School section for Young Learners. We've included a selection of practical on-demand webinars, worksheets and classroom activities for you to use with your young learners. All the resources are linked to one of four themes so you can choose from Communication, Wellbeing, Teaching Scenarios and Assessment. You’ll also find resources to help with 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.

Simple downloadable worksheet for students to complete with basic facts about themselves, including family, friends and hobbies.

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Storytelling for young learners. A look at the theory behind storytelling in the classroom and practical tasks to use with your students. 

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Collaboration in a positive learning environment. Practical ways of keeping learners actively engaged in collaborative tasks.

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Accuracy and fluency: getting the balance right. A selection of fun, hands on activities to improve your young learners' fluency. 

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Wonderful! Really? The role of praise in teaching children. Expert advice on when, and how, to use praise effectively with youngsters. 

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A series of articles and a podcast from Scientific American about the effects of coronavirus on children, mental health and education.

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The new normal and your student's social emotional experience. How to define and support SEL with young students in today's uncertain climate.

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Advice and suggestions on how to reflect on your own teaching style and create a healthy, cooperative environment in the classroom.

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No learner left behind: bridging the gap after lockdown. Strategies and practical activities to help your young learners catch up.

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Teaching young learners online.  Practical tips on how to help young learners through these challenging times plus advice on online teaching to this age group.
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Things to consider in your online classroom plus a downloadable worksheet with a selection of tasks and activities to try out in class.

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Short video offering practical tips on how to give clear instructions when teaching online classes with your young learners.

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Tried and tested vocabulary and grammar quizzes for your young learners to play, at home or in class.

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A look at what assessment for learning actually is, why it is so important and some ideas for classroom practice. 

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Assessing Learning. Advice and activities from real online classes to use with your young learners when teaching remotely. 

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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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