Whether you’ve plenty of experience under your belt, or are completely new to this whole teacher thing, check out these links for ideas and inspiration.
- ALT Insider - blog posts, podcasts and resources to help you make the most of your time working and living in Japan.
- Englipedia – a huge database of lesson plans and ideas sorted by textbooks and grade levels, Englipedia is one of the best teaching websites out there.
- Dave’s ESL Cafe – stuff for teachers, stuff for students, stuff for everyone. 100s of games for every situation you can think of.
- Ultimate Camp Resource - games, skits, songs, team building activities and more – for use both in and outside of the classroom.
- ESL Galaxy – printable and interactive vocabulary, grammar and cultural games.
- ESL Kids – flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and song lyrics.
- Genki English – the key is in the name – genki. Fun and exciting lessons and activities for Elementary school.
- Wild Mushroomland- for ‘Hi Friends!’ and other Elementary school level flashcards and clipart. The site also has a few lesson activity ideas.
- Find your context ESL resources – A collection of links to a number of useful articles about ESL worth reading on a day with few classes.
- ESL Authority- free, downloadable worksheets for ESL students covering a variety of topics.
- Here is a guide on how to embed a Youtube video into a PowerPoint presentation.
- Bump Reveal - technological tools that include videos and flashcard and could be used in the elementary ESL classroom.
- Wise Old Sayings - covers almost all topics of teaching ESL and has resources and blogs for almost any level.
- Activity+Game List- The Excel sheet is split between textbook activities, filler/random activities, powerpoint activities, and long term projects as well as how to modify them for higher level and lower level classes.
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