Halloween Activities for ESL Students


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It’s my favorite time of the year again! Halloween is just around the corner! With spooky decorations and carved pumpkins showing up in my neighborhood, I’m thrilled to bits to get the Halloween spirit going at home and with my students as well.

And I’ve found the perfect set of activities created specifically for ESL students from diverse backgrounds. These activities not only help learners with their vocab and pronunciation skills, but also teach them the cultural significance of Halloween and all about the spooky fun that it brings.

Take a look at the 9 Unique ESL Activities for Halloween by Fluentu.

Some Essential Practices Rural Teachers Should Keep in Mind

While most teaching techniques and principles can be applied to all teaching environments, teachers in rural or remote areas face specific challenges.

However, this doesn’t mean they can’t be successful in their classrooms. Below are tips teachers and schools in rural America can implement to overcome barriers and create greater opportunities for their students…

Via 5 Ways Teachers in Rural America Can Make a Difference — Teach.com

Why we should demand a better education system for our young ones

Arming a child with knowledge early in his or her life will position him or her for continued success. Not only does a great educational foundation provide the skills for a child to reach his or her greatest potential, but it also cultivates a better future society. Our children first learn the most from their parents, and we need to lead by example to help the next generation. Parents know how significant their job is, but they can only do so much. When deciding on a school for their children to attend, parents must devote serious attention to the quality of teachers and administrators at the institutions they consider for their children. Parents have a right to demand that schools create environments where students can thrive academically. Students will not, unfortunately, thrive academically in schools that don’t have effective teachers and administrators. Here are some phenomena to consider as you attempt to prepare your child for academic success.

via Why Demanding Better Education is Paramount for Our Children — Revolutionary Paideia