4 Gestures to Reconsider When Teaching an ELL Class

4 Gestures to Reconsider When Teaching an ELL Class

Learn basic non-verbal communication that is safe to use in the classroom with students from all over the globe. Body language can contribute to learning in surprising ways.
Communication is connected to culture. One part of communication is, of course, language, which is verbal communication. There are other ways to convey meaning besides using words, and […]

How can you ensure your nonverbal communication is effective?

How can you ensure your nonverbal communication is effective?

Nonverbal communication is a very powerful means of communication. It is usually subconscious, one may not be aware of what is being portrayed to the outside world through their body. Whether we realize it or not, a significant amount of our conversation on a daily basis is nonverbal. Nonverbal communication is also an excellent way […]

What is the SLANT Strategy and How does it Improve Student Achievement?

What is the SLANT Strategy and How does it Improve Student Achievement?

It is important that a teacher studies a student’s body language. It helps them gauge if students are attentive, interested, and understand the lesson being taught. Sitting slouched, fidgeting and doodling are sure signs that the student is inattentive. This adversely affects the process of learning. The crux of the SLANT strategy is to enhance […]

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