Author Archives: Richard Graham

πŸ’πŸ»β€β™€οΈ Effective Classroom Rules for Elementary, Teens or Adults

I often visit schools that have huge loooonnngggΒ  lists of things students can’t do. So what do they do?Β  They just find ways around them.Β  Β Or just ignore them πŸ™‚ So for me, and I’ve taught 10s of 1000s of students around the world, I only need two:   That’s it. It covers everything. Be…

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Genki Phonics for Russian Speaking Kids ( and parents!)

There’s a huge demand for great teachers around the world and especially in Russia, where many so many schools are still teaching very outdated transcription and grammar translation methods! So to make sure that all Russian speaking kids can get an AMAZING education, we’ve made whole course of Genki Phonics videos featuring the very Instagram…

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See the “5 Minute Warm Up Challenge” in video!

We’ve been having a great time seeing everyone’s 5 Minute Warm Up/Review Challenges over in the Facebook group. Kamila also shared her review on Youtube so we can share it with you too: Remember the kids can do this after just a few lessons of Genki English which I hope you’ll agree is pretty impressive!…

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πŸ„β€β™‚οΈ The best way to be a better teacher? To be a constant student!

As a teacher I’m always desperate to learn new things, whether that’s new languages , πŸ₯new instruments, DJing or even learning how to fly a planeΒ  or learning how to fly a helicopter 🚁(that was pretty cool!) Constant learning always makes you a better teacher. So last week …. I took Windsurfing lessons! πŸ™‚ So…

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Margit’s Master English Teachers Course is open this weekend! – If you want to save an extra hour a day in lesson prep time!

Hopefully you saw Margit’s Facebook Live the other day ( if not there is a replay up for the next few days) where Margit gave away some amazing advice. And this weekend her online Master English Teacher’s Course is open for you to join. If you teach English to kids then it’s definitely worthwhile checking…

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Why Genki English is like Lego for Teachers Too

I’ve written before about how Genki English is like Lego for students ( i.e. we give them blocks, show example things to build and then set them loose to get creative!)Β  but Lego has also been a huge influence on what we do for teachers too. For example most teachers are seriously stressed out. They…

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