Browsing by Author "Ashmore, K. (Kim)"

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  • Building your Students' Confidence to Speak English 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Learning to speak is an important aspect of language education. It can also be the most fun. Most students are motivated to improve their speaking because they are aware of the advantages of being able to speak English ...

  • Developing Creative Thinking in Mathematics: Trigonometry 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Trigonometry plays a very important role in the Indian National Curriculum Framework (2005). It links concepts about shape and space with other mathematical ideas such as ratio, deduction and mathematical proof. It also ...

  • Developing Stories: Understanding Graphs 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Graphs represent information. Much information nowadays is presented in graphs and they are used by all kinds of people, in all sorts of contexts. Knowing how to interpret graphs is important to make sense of the world ...

  • Developing your English 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit focuses on your English skill level as a teacher. In this unit you will learn how to identify your own strengths and weaknesses in English and ways to improve your English listening and speaking skills for ...

  • English Grammar in Action 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Your students may be able to recite grammar rules, but this does not necessarily mean that they are able to complete grammar exercises in the textbooks or exams. Being aware of grammar rules does not always mean that ...

  • Learning from Misconcetions: Algebraic Expressions 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit will explore some different approaches to teaching algebraic expressions by using and developing contexts to help students see the purpose in algebraic expressions. It will first explore the role of variables and ...

  • Local Resources for Teaching English 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    In this unit you will explore ways to teach English using the spoken and written English that you see and hear around you in your local area as a resource. English is used in India for different purposes and in different ...

  • Promoting Reading for Pleasure 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Encouraging students to enjoy reading is beneficial to them because it can stimulate and excite their imagination and curiosity. There is a wealth of literature available in English and being able to read in English allows ...

  • Reading, Writing and Modelling Mathematics: Word Problems 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit looks at learning to work with word problems by giving you ideas to help your students to both read and write mathematical word problems. It uses the idea of mathematical modelling to help your students understand ...

  • Strategies for Teaching Listening 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Successful listening skills are acquired over time and with lots of practice. Your students need exposure to spoken English to be able to develop their listening skills. However, students in some parts of India may not ...

  • Strategies for Teaching Vocabulary 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    In this unit you will learn how to help students understand unknown English vocabulary from the context, new ways to help students remember their English vocabulary, for example by using a vocabulary log, and effective ...

  • Supporting Language Learning through Formative Assessment 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit is about supporting your students’ language learning through formative assessment. This kind of assessment is continuous and is carried out regularly throughout the school year. Formative assessment means collecting ...

  • Supporting Reading for Understanding 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Sometimes when students read in a language that they are learning, such as English, they focus on the words that they don’t know, or the grammatical structures that they don’t understand. This means that they don’t focus ...

  • Supporting Speaking in English: Pair and Groupwork 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit is about classroom activities that will help your students to speak independently in English. Being able to speak English well is a skill that will benefit your students in life outside and beyond school. In order ...

  • Tackling Mathematical Anxiety: Combination Shapes and Solids 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    In this unit you will focus on how to teach composing and decomposing combination solids and shapes, and the mathematical thinking involved in this process. Through activities you will also think about how to develop ...

  • Thinking Mathematically: Estimation 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    In this unit you will focus on how to teach estimation as a tool for working on mathematical thinking and for making fewer errors in mathematical calculations. The activities will ask your students work on their mathematical ...

  • Using More English in Your Classroom 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    There are two important factors that can lead to your students becoming more confident in listening to and speaking English: regular exposure to spoken English and hearing the language as it is used for communication regular ...

  • Using Resources Beyond the Textbook 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Resources beyond the textbook enable you to connect students’ learning to their own experiences and contemporary events outside your classroom, and create opportunities for you to find out the knowledge that students are ...

  • Whole Class Reading Routines 

    Erling, E. (Elizabeth); Ashmore, K. (Kim); Kapur, K. (Kirti) (TESS India, 2016)
    Teaching reading in English is emphasised in the National Curriculum Framework (2005). Students need to be equipped with good reading skills for their own success and in order to contribute to their community. If you can ...