In this section, you will find a number of blog posts, which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Using inclusive practices'. From primary-aged students to adult learners of English, the blog posts you will find here are practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of classrooms.

Weird celebrations in the classroom? Why not?

Celebrations and language teaching – does it match? Usually when you are in the classroom, you don’t have the time to organize parties or theme related events, since you have to cover the material before the end of the school year. With the exception of Christmas and Halloween, there is no other room for any kind of celebrations. Or is there?

Managing differentiated learning in traditional language skills activities

Planning an activity which fits all students is a utopian dream. But, if we keep our feet on the ground, we need to think about strategies that respond to the different levels and interests present in our classroom. Let´s have a look at some ideas for dealing with diversity in activities involving the four traditional skills.

Unplanned opportunities - A lesson in culture

There are often times in a lesson when an unplanned opportunity for learning - language or otherwise - arises. Think of a time this has happened. How did you adjust your plan to take advantage of it? What was the outcome?

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