Classroom Management Tools
Take the stress out of teaching your ESL young learners with these helpful classroom management tools. Use the song playlist to help you identify favourite routine songs to help you with transitions and different lesson stages. There are also some helpful articles where I’ve shared tips from my experience in the young learner classroom. Looking for more? Contact me to make your requests.
Class Record book
A super useful mini record book that your kids will love, feel proud of, and help you manage your classes.
♦ Perfect for setting expectations at the beginning of the year or term.
♦ Gives you a clear insight into how THEY feel about THEIR learning.
♦ Excellent record keeping helps you involve families
♦ Helps foster reflective learners.
♦ Fully editable.
Getting to Know You Card Sets
Not just for the start of the year! These cards are great for using in your classroom routines.
♦ Makes practising basic personal questions fun.
♦ Questions align with international young learner speaking exams.
♦ Really helpful for getting the kids to practise more independently. You're free to monitor and prompt.
♦ Perfect for opening and closing routines or fast finishers.
Picture Directions Prompt Cards
Never get in a flap again! Think about all the times you've been trying to help one child with something, while at the same time, you have lots of other children asking you what to do next. They're all at slightly different stages and there's only one of you!
♦ Helps kids become more independent.
♦ Fantastic for non-literate learners.
♦ So easy to create a simple activity sequence.
♦ Use in games to teach key classroom language too!
Classroom Expectations Visuals
Set the right tone for your classroom and avoid misunderstandings. Simple posters, flashcards and game cards to help you and your young learners enjoy your classes.
♦ Fully editable.
♦ Keeps it simple with five easy to follow rules.
♦ Reinforces positive behaviour.
♦ Helps you create a safe and secure environment where your young learners can thrive.
Classroom Management Songs
Classroom Management Articles
Visual support aids for classroom management
Tips, advice and free resources for visual support aids in the EFL/ESL classroom. Classroom management with kids is so much easier using these simple tools!
EFL young learners & L1 use: attitudes, reflections & resolutions
Do you use L1 in the classroom? Do your students? In this article, I summarise attitudes, share techniques, reflections and current trends.I hope (like me), you’ll feel more confident and secure in your own approach to L1 use in your EFL/ESL young learner context.
Turning the tables on testing in the EFL/ESL primary classroom
A refreshing twist on vocabulary revision and testing for primary efl/esl students. Download editable examples and see how I turned testing on its head.
10 tips to get (and keep) attention in the preschool efl esl classroom
Ever have difficulty getting kids in your class to listen? These tips and practical activities to get the kids’ attention will really help!