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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...

Pearson English Spring Days: Primary Sessions

Just as spring is a new beginning, we hope to bring fresh ideas to help primary teachers keep learning and keep teaching with our Pearson English Spring Days: Primary Sessions.   Pearson English Spring Days...

Make a fresh start to your teaching with Pearson English Spring Days

Just as spring is a new beginning, we hope to bring fresh ideas to help teachers keep learning and keep teaching.  We invite you to join us for our Pearson English Spring Days online...
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Mindfulness activities to help children cope with stress

Amy Malloy, teacher and mindfulness expert at No More Shoulds, adds to her popular series of Pearson Experiences resources with a special guide to help children during the current crisis. Read on for...

9 articles to help primary teachers engage learners online

Making the switch from physical classrooms to online teaching has been a challenge for teachers worldwide. But these uncertain times are also full of opportunities for growth – giving teachers more time to...

12 resources to support your child’s English-learning at home

As many families around the world are currently spending more time indoors than usual, we wanted to share some ideas to help your children (or students) keep learning English from home. The internet is...

3 opportunities for using mediation with young learners

Tim Goodier is a member of the core authoring group for the CEFR Companion Volume, and a consultant for the Council of Europe for the further development of the CEFR. Here, he shares...
Four ways to keep young learners engaged in your online classes

Four ways to keep young learners engaged in your online classes

Teachers and students around the globe are having to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning.  Although online classes are nothing new, many educators are now finding themselves having to quickly set up...
teaching students to observe their thoughts

teaching students to observe their thoughts

This is the next instalment in our blog series on Mindfulness in the Classroom by Amy Malloy.  So far we’ve looked at the automatic pilot mind state and learning to focus attention on...
using the Global Scale of English

using the Global Scale of English

Andrew Lankshear is an English Teacher and Pearson author writing a 5-level series of skills books for young learners called English Language Booster. He currently works in primary education in Japan.  We had a...
Building healthy New Year habits with your students

Building healthy New Year habits with your students

In this series of articles by Amy Malloy, we’ve explored the practical applications of mindfulness in the classroom and how it can support you at home, during the holiday period. Today, Amy is...
Our partnership with the BBC

Our partnership with the BBC

There’s no question, young learners love watching videos. They’re fun, immersive and students often see them as a “break” from traditional classroom work. But far from just being filler content, great educational videos...
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...
5 benefits of using graded Readers with young learners

5 benefits of using graded Readers with young learners

It’s widely reported that language learners who read develop other language skills more quickly than those who don’t. When we encourage our students to read and enjoy reading, we are helping them to progress...
Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Mindfulness in the primary classroom: practicalities and barriers

Amy Malloy is the founder of NoMoreShoulds.com, teaching and promoting yoga and mindfulness for healthier, kinder minds. In this third instalment in our blog series on introducing mindfulness in the primary classroom, Amy...
5 fun classroom ideas for Thanksgiving

5 fun classroom ideas for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is celebrated in the USA on the fourth Thursday of November – and there’s more to this national holiday than just turkey, stuffing and pumpkin pie! It’s a time to be surrounded...

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