September 5
Latest posts / September 5, 2013

Hi Everyone! I just wanted to let you know that I will be spending the day at the √Čcole secondaire Veilleux today. ūüôā ¬†Dianne  ...

Speak UP
Latest posts / August 26, 2013

Hi Everyone! Many ESL teachers find that their students are timid speakers or reluctant to participate in class discussions. It‚Äôs only natural. After all, they are trying to¬†talk in a language¬†they are still working on learning. Still, silence can be deadly in the ESL classroom for your students and you. When you want to get your students to speak up, try one of these fun and simple games to get them talking in class.   Click h...

Hi Everyone!
Latest posts / August 26, 2013

Hi Everyone! I just came across this website and thought that some of you might find it useful. ¬†Ultimate Camp Resource is a website by camp people, for camp people. It is a FREE Resource for Camp Games, Camp Songs, Camp Skits and more but I think it would meet teachers’ needs as well. Enjoy! ūüôā ¬†Dianne http://www.ultimatecampresource.com/site/camp-activities/ice-breakers.html...

August 2013
Latest posts / August 26, 2013

Hi Everyone! I just wanted to let you know where I’ll be for the next few days ūüôā August 21 – ¬†AM – Polyvalente Ab√©naquis August 21 – PM – √ČSV August 22 – AM – Polyvalente B√©langer August 22 – PM – PSF August 23 – PSG August 26 – AM – office August 26 – PM – PBV   Hope you see you soon! ūüôā ¬†Dianne...

Level It Books
Latest posts / June 12, 2013

Hi! I just came across this neat little app. If you’re wondering what level a book might be, check this out! ūüôā Dianne http://levelitbooks.com/...

ICT Tools
Latest posts / May 7, 2013

Hello there, Here is a series of links to some great blogs on putting Web 2.0 into the classroom. Even if you’re not a tech person yourself, or you are one but don’t have access to a fully functioning lab, these blogs still may be useful to you. Either you can use them to build up your ICT competency for that magical day when everything works well in your school¬†computer-wise¬†or you can now propose these tools to your stud...

The use of video and film to teach English
Latest posts / March 15, 2013

Hello all, For your information, here is an interesting website which promotes the innovative and creative use of moving images in language learning.  All of the lesson plans revolve around the use of video and film to teach English. In addition, the lessons promote critical thinking in the language classroom, and encourage learners to reflect on values while learning a language. If you are interested, here i...

February 26
Latest posts / February 26, 2013

I just wanted to let you know that I will be at the Polyvalente St-François today, February 26. Have a great day!...