Summertime, and the learning is easy…isn’t it?

It’s hot, the exams are nearly over and everyone (including you) is tired and in need of a holiday, so how do you keep your lessons and students’ learning on track? Adam Riches has some suggestions

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At this time of year, teaching becomes more difficult because students tend to be less engaged than they were just a few months, or even weeks, ago.

Fatigue (on both sides) can be a major cause, as can the improving weather, which means that classrooms become increasingly less comfortable. And there are a number of other possible factors that cause students to disengage with their learning.

Some of these factors are out of the control of teachers. However, a lot of them aren’t. No teacher enters the classroom thinking about the best ways to disengage their students (I hope!) but inevitably, ...

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