Journal: First Day Impressions and Planning

Today was my first day of class! Students: 7 Countries of Origin: El Salvador, Mexico, South Korea, Honduras Objectives: Students will register Students will start learning each other’s names Teacher will get a sense of everyone’s English abilities What surprised me: I only had two students returning from last semester. I thought I would be … Continue reading Journal: First Day Impressions and Planning

Syllabus Activities

The course syllabus gives students powerful information about the upcoming semester: learning goals, assignment schedules, grading policies, academic resources, and so much more. But it just looks like a stack of paper. Unfortunately, in my experience the students who need this resource the most are the ones least likely to recognize and understand all it … Continue reading Syllabus Activities