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Engaging Young and Very Young Learners with Environmental Issues: British Council Teaching English Live

Hello, my dear colleagues! Have you ever tried to engage young learners with environmental issues? This post will summarize a presentation I held with Owain from ELT Sustainable on British Council Teaching English. The topic was Engaging your learners with environment issues and we presented 5 problems that occur in the classrooms and the practical …

The Greenhouse Effect in a Jar Experiment, Edible Modeling Activity, and Dramatization with Young Learners

Hello, my dear colleagues! In the next few short posts, I will share a lot of environmental education activities for young learners I made for my classroom and in various professional development courses. This post features the greenhouse effect in a jar experiment. This one is related to greenhouse gases and global warming. How would …

Exploring the Environment with Young Learners: 10 Online, Face to Face & ESL Activities for Parents

Hello, my dear colleagues! I am so happy to collaborate with British Council once again, and this time I will present with Owain from ELT Sustainable! This article will introduce 10 ESL activities about the environment you can do with young learners or your children at home. We will talk about our favorite topic: environmental …

Renewable Energy Resources ESL Unit and Designing a Sustainable House School Project With a Class from India 🌎

Hello, my dear colleagues!In December 2020 I met an amazing teacher from India, Shavy, and she invited me to teach a lesson at her school. This post is going to share all the tasks (full lesson plan/ESL unit) for renewable energy resources and designing a sustainable house school project for pre-teens The lesson focuses on …

How Can You Make Your Classroom More Eco-Friendly? Decreasing the ELT Footprint

Hello, my dear colleagues and welcome to my article about decreasing the ELT footprint with some practical examples on how to make your classroom more eco-friendly! Other than storytelling, environmental education is one of my favorite topics ever and I can always spend so much time just talking about it. I had the honor to …

Free Environmental Courses for Educators – Content and Teaching Methodology

Being an educator who is heavily inclined towards using meaningful EdTech in my online and offline classroom, It came very naturally for me to search for online professional development. What I didn’t expect is to find plenty of quality free environmental courses for educators! The thing that I love most about many courses listed below is …

How to Laminate With a Low-Waste? – Strategies for a Sustainable Classroom

Is it possible to laminate and still have a low-waste, sustainable classroom? Sustainability has become a very significant part of everyday curriculums. I=n my opinion, it should be even more important since we live in an age when we are witnessing the steady decline of various ecosystems, and unfortunately, a steady increase of pollution and …

21st Century Education, Young Learners & Geo-Inquiry: A Project

21st-century skills are not a new concept, although, at first glance, these skills sound otherworldly and virtually impossible to develop – Geo-inquiry might help. Many teachers shiver at the very thought of implementing them in their classrooms. Let’s warm-up together and start using them daily with Geo-Inquiry and these easy steps! 21st-century skills are a …

How National Geographic Certified Educator Course Changed my Perspective on the World and Teaching + Course Overview

Have you ever heard that you can become a National Geographic Certified Educator? Keep reading this post to learn how and why you should do it! Every educator has her/his own teaching style, and there are hardly two same teachers in the world. We do follow the same teaching methodology, but we also have a …