How to Teach Absolute Beginners


by Claudia Pesce 460,653 views In today’s globalized world, most beginner ESL students have had some contact with the English language, usually through the Internet, movies or TV. Many ESL students, often referred to as false beginners, have most likely studied English at some point in their lives and abandoned […]

How to Teach the Present Simple Tense


by Claudia Pesce 774,057 views When teaching the Present Simple, the ultimate goal is to make sure your students understand that it’s used to describe routines, habits, daily activities, and general truths. It is also important is the contrast between the Present Simple and the Present Progressive. This series of steps […]

How To Teach A Great Lesson With Zero Prep


There is a way to teach a great lesson without preparation time. But first, a caveat: You must be an expert in your subject area. You can’t be an effective, compelling teacher if you don’t know your subject area well. It’s our firm belief here at SCM that teacher ed. […]

Teach More, Hover Less with Miriam Plotinsky

Miriam Plotinsky is an educational professional with Montgomery County Public Faculties in Maryland, and the writer of Educate Additional, Hover Considerably less: How to Quit Micromanaging Your Secondary Classroom. She joins host Mike Palmer in a conversation about what drove her to generate the e-book. In a believed-provoking dialogue about […]