Superlative Gallery Walk [Lesson Plan]
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Superlative Gallery Walk [Lesson Plan]

By Yoshika Wason Through a combination of movement and interesting questions, this lesson will wake up sleepy students and also keep energetic students engaged. Title: Superlative Gallery Walk Time: About 50 minutes Level: High School, Middle School Description: This lesson has students answer questions about their classmates using the following superlatives: most, best, -est, and … Continue reading

Creating a Token Economy Classroom Rewards System
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Creating a Token Economy Classroom Rewards System

By Yoshika Wason Happy new (school) year! This month’s article will help you revamp your classroom rewards system because sometimes a little external motivation goes a long way for students. First, let’s cover the basics: in psychology, a token economy is a behavior modification system that involves accumulating tokens or points that are exchanged for … Continue reading

Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Lesson Planning Resources for ALTs
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Don’t Reinvent the Wheel: Lesson Planning Resources for ALTs

By Yoshika Wason As a JET ALT, it can be a struggle to come up with new ideas for creative, fun, and educational lessons. But never fear! You can jumpstart your lesson planning process by tapping into pre-existing resources. You can prevent yourself from reinventing the lesson-planning wheel by using the recommended resources found below. Continue reading

What am I?
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What am I?

By Yoshika Wason Today’s Lesson is a column where we share lesson plans and discuss classroom best practices. Are you tired of playing Fruit’s Basket? Try this new game! It’s just as fun and educational as the infamous furu ba. Title: What am I? Fruits & Vegetables Game Time: About 30 minutes Level: Junior High School, Elementary Continue reading