Category Archives: Washington English Center

5 Tech Tips for Your Class at Washington English Center

by Lee Griffith Need a few easy, fun ideas for incorporating technology in the classroom?  We have you covered!  See this list of fun ways to use laptops and iPads to support your students in meeting their learning goals!  Also, … Continue reading

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Getting Out of the Classroom–A Scavenger Hunt Near Washington English Center

This summer, a few of our volunteer teachers decided to get creative with their classes, from field trips at local museums to scavenger hunts in our neighborhood. With the wonderful weather we’re having in DC, thinking outside the box (or … Continue reading

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Advanced Plus Field Trip: Learning about the United States through Its Art

By Cathy Sunshine On May 22, the Advanced Plus PM class took a field trip to the Phillips Collection, an art museum just a few blocks from Washington English Center. We saw “Made in the USA: American Masters from The … Continue reading

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Teaching English Abroad: Advice for Teachers and Lessons Learned at Washington English Center by Devin Foil

Former Volunteer Devin Foil sharing Thanksgiving with his Chinese students I teach English at in the little town of Pengshan, China. Whether or not my students are English majors, keeping them engaged is the priority and the challenge. The hands-on experience … Continue reading

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Effective Lesson Planning and Delivery with Your Co-teacher

Weren’t able to make the session on co-teaching on Saturday, May 3 at Washington English Center? Here are some ideas to plan and deliver lessons effectively with a co-teacher. By Ashley Lipps Co-teaching is when two teachers take a substantive role … Continue reading

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