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Sara Davila is a Learning Expert at Pearson Education. She is a teacher, materials writer, researcher, and teacher trainer who has worked in a variety of contexts. In this article, Sara talks about...
6 New Year’s resolutions for English teachers

6 New Year’s resolutions for English teachers

Exercise more, give up chocolate, eat less meat… These are some common promises people make in January.  While health and fitness are important, we shouldn’t forget how we can develop professionally over the next...
A round-up of our 10 most popular blog posts from 2019

A round-up of our 10 most popular blog posts from 2019

2019 is about to come to an end – and what a year it has been! It’s hard to believe how quickly it has flown by. We’ve been busy attending events and welcoming...
how to help young learners in the classroom

how to help young learners in the classroom

When you’re teaching English to young learners, you’ll often find that there’s one student in your class who is struggling. But sometimes it can be hard to tell why. Is it because their...
Does mindfulness really work? And can it help your students?

Does mindfulness really work? And can it help your students?

Amy Malloy is a freelance writer and editor, and the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this first instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness into your school,...
Starting the new school year successfully: A Roadmap webinar series

Starting the new school year successfully: A Roadmap webinar series

Every group of students we teach is different. This makes planning our courses around our students’ needs challenging – especially when course book materials are hard to personalise or lack flexibility.  Roadmap is an...
Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Aim-oriented teaching: Planning ahead for success

Our classes are often more successful when we’ve planned them with learning objectives in mind. In this post, Hugh Dellar explains how the idea of aim-oriented teaching and backwards planning can help you...
5 tips to start the new school year successfully

5 tips to start the new school year successfully

As your students get ready to come back to school and begin a new school year, it’s time to think about your first few classes and start preparing for a new intake of...
5 ways to establish SMART goals

5 ways to establish SMART goals

We’re at the start of a new term. With many students starting courses in September, now’s the perfect opportunity to help your students establish their learning goals for the year. Early goal setting is...
Encouraging a life-long love of English

Encouraging a life-long love of English

In this Amazing Readers story we learn how schools in Italy are spreading the love of reading using Pearson English Readers. We spoke to the Director of Studies of Kids Can school, Vanessa Hartson-Walker,...
most popular blog posts blog round up 2018

A look back at our most popular blog posts of 2018

The last twelve months have flown by. We hope that you had a productive 2018 and that you found lots of interesting ideas and activities to use with your students using our blog...

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