If you're lucky, you're now on summer holiday, taking a break from school and de-stressing! But how will you keep your stress levels low when you go back to work? Professor Marc Jones talks to Tes and gives some advice!
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If you're lucky you're now on summer holiday taking a break from

‘Teacher stress won’t disappear any time soon’

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Monica Birchall
Learning – and especially remembering – new vocabulary can be very hard. Here are five ways you can help students to fix new lexis in their minds and give them confidence in using it.
If you’d like more help with teaching vocabulary, check out our two self study training modules:
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Learning – and especially remembering – new vocabulary can be very hard
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What gives you a sense of wellbeing?
Rae Snape argues that it’s feeling you’re part of a team. Does that match your experience? [ Bit.ly Link ]
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#WellBeing
What gives you a sense of wellbeing Rae Snape argues that it’s

'Positive relationships between teachers could be the key to improving wellbeing'

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Do your students have difficulty deciding which words go together in English?
Collocation casino, post-its and pictionary are just some of the great suggestions that Tim Robbio Warre makes here for helping students to practise and learn collocations: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Do your students have difficulty deciding which words go together in English

Fun ways to teach English collocations | British Council

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Learn how to help students build and extend their vocabulary on this self study training module. Find out more details here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Learn how to help students build and extend their vocabulary on this
Madona Djemi
Aziz Soubai
Ridhi Bajaj Narula
A ready-made game to use in class to help students practise vocabulary and spelling!
★ Download the instructions and the cards here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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A ready made game to use in class to help students practise vocabulary and spelling
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Have you had to deal with bullying where you teach?
Did you feel prepared and that you had the support of your school behind you?
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Have you had to deal with bullying where you teach

'It's time for a rethink on how we handle bullying'

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Wasiu Giwa
Maria Papageorgiou
‘The future is in our hands.’ That’s a big responsibility! Do you feel up to it? :-)
★ Check out this free downloadable publication which is full of helpful suggestions for how we can teach English in creative and meaningful ways [ Bit.ly Link ]
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‘The future is in our hands ’ That’s a big responsibility Do you feel up to it :

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Well-timed and carefully thought out feedback can make a big impact on a student's learning.

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Well timed and carefully thought out feedback can make a big impact

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Celebrate? Switch off? Relax? ‍♀‍♂‍♂
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Celebrate Switch off Relax ‍♀️‍♂️‍♂️

What Do Teachers Do for the Summer? | @TeacherToolkit

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Linda Shepherd Anderson
Anna Brull
An activity that involves reading – and lots of speaking – as students discuss how they are going to spend their one million euros.
I think your students will find it completely engrossing! [ Bit.ly Link ]
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An activity that involves reading – and lots of speaking – as

The spending maze

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I’ve found that this simple, fun activity works extremely well with primary students. It stimulates their imaginations to come up with a creative piece of writing that they can feel proud to show to their classmates: [ Bit.ly Link ]
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I’ve found that this simple fun activity works extremely well with primary

Thumbprint stories

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Afaf Noman
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‘The future is in our hands.’ That’s a big responsibility! Do you feel up to it? :-)
★ Check out this free downloadable publication which is full of helpful suggestions for how we can teach English in creative and meaningful ways [ Bit.ly Link ]
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‘The future is in our hands ’ That’s a big responsibility Do you feel up to it :
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TeachingEnglish - British Council posted on 07/18/2017
TeachingEnglish British Council posted on 07/18/2017

Nelson Mandela Quotes

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How you can use graphic aids to help students to make sense of and remember grammar.
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How you can use graphic aids to help students to make sense of and remember grammar

Redesigning Grammar: Graphic Frameworks in Grammar Focused Instruction

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Food is one of my favourite topics to work on in class :-) Is it yours?
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Food is one of my favourite topics to work on in class : Is it yours

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Here's a great lesson from Film English based on a lovely BBC video on the theme of difference!
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Here's a great lesson from Film English based on a lovely BBC

Difference

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Kate Wisniewska
Guadalupe Rodriguez
Is your school embracing ‘Anytime, Anywhere’ Learning?
Do you wish it would?
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Is your school embracing ‘Anytime Anywhere’ Learning

CDWVoice: Why Schools Are Embracing 'Anytime, Anywhere' Learning

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Do your students communicating with emojis? Then they’ll really this reading activity!
It comes with this student worksheet ‍ which you can download ‍ [ Bit.ly Link ]
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Do your students communicating with emojis Then they’ll really this reading activity

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We love putting labels on the people around us. However, what happens when we do it to children?
★ Add your thoughts here and join in the discussion on our #FreeOnlineCourse about how very young children learn languages [ Bit.ly Link ]
#FLEarlyChildhood
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We love putting labels on the people around us However what happens

Labelling children - English in Early Childhood - British Council

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