What Are the Best Alternatives to Phonics?
ESL | Phonics | Reading | Teaching | Teaching English

What Are the Best Alternatives to Phonics?

Alternatives to phonics instruction can include Whole Language methodology. the Natural Approach, and Whole Word. These all place less importance on the explicit teaching of phonics and look on English acquisition in a broader context. These include practices such as memorization and reading for context.  

Does My Child Need A Tutor? (A Teacher’s View)
ESL | STEAM | STEM | Teaching | Teaching English | TEFL

Does My Child Need A Tutor? (A Teacher’s View)

Assessing whether your child needs a tutor depends on multiple factors. These include, but are not limited to, struggling with core skills in subjects including language and math, problems learning in classroom environments, and developing behavioral issues due to work being either overly difficult or easy.

How to Teach  Pronouns and Other Pronoun Tips
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How to Teach Pronouns and Other Pronoun Tips

Teaching pronouns takes a little planning and a lot of catering to your students. A mixture of formal lessons, games and consolidation activities will be the best approach when teaching pronouns, but it is strongly advised to make these suitable for both the age and ability of the students you teach.

How to teach Sight Words And What Are They?
Educational Technoology | ESL | Phonics | Teaching | Teaching English

How to teach Sight Words And What Are They?

Sight words, together with phonics provide the bedrock of children’s reading. Playing games with flash cards, online or in the classroom will allow students to practice and recognize these words by sight. This allows them to try independent reading as the majority Children’s literature is made of sight words.