Hyper: Acquiring a second language needs large numbers of reading, but reading along isn’t effective enough! The auxiliary audio material builds you a connection between pronunciation and characters to strengthen your understanding for the language. Knowing this and dedicated to maximizing reading ding’s utility, BookBox, founded according to the goal “ overcoming the distribution challenges … More TutorMandarin’s chef recommendation
What I love about “What did you see” is how the story has the Same Language Subtitles (SLS) first then in the next scene you see the animal. The story gives the students time to figure out the answer and imagine the meaning of the word before given to them. Today’s lesson was with two … More Teach Animals by Acting Them Out
You bought your child an iPad, or you’ve just received iPads for your classroom, and you and your child/students are ecstatic! What else is new? BookBox’s iPad app, Peter and The Greatest Treasure, with story-based spelling, matching, and vocabulary games! You may have seen The Greatest Treasure in English (US) on YouTube. Probably because it’s … More Teaching Through Adventures with Peter – an iPad App
Recently a demonstration of the Bookbox “Turtle’s Flute” AniBook was done in a government primary school in Pondicherry. There were about 100 students present along with three teachers. How did the interaction go? CLASSROOM TALK We asked the large gathering of students whether they liked listening to stories. Almost everyone said ‘yes’ except for a few shy … More Reading Comprehension from Turtle’s Flute
No idea how to entertain your group of suits? I have something great for you: teamwork in theory and practice plus… a treasure hunt! All students love it. It’s more casual, something different than usual (unless it’s your regular practice, of course), not to mention it brings up loads of jokes – and I’m sure … More Teamwork Tricks for Your Adult Classroom
This is the season to be grateful, spend time with family and enjoy the cold weather (depending on where you are in the world). Here in India at BookBox, we are thankful for many things including BookBoxers (that’s you!), our Add My Language volunteers, education, and opportunities to grow and help improve literacy levels worldwide. … More Thanksgiving with BookBox
Being brave and taking up challenges while giving up their timeworn limiting habits – this is what your students’ minds are set on. The topic of comfort zone always gets the ball rolling, so let’s make it the theme for your Business English (or any other language you teach) class. What will absolutely rock this … More Get Your Students Out Of Their Comfort Zones, There’s A World Out There!
BookBox’s stories with same language subtitles help children acquire language by arousing their sensory perceptions through audio-visual methods. In this way, multiple parts of their brains get developed and help them grasp the overall meaning of a story. I have used BookBox stories in several government-run and tribal schools across various states of India and … More Reading Comprehension With BookBox
“So, what does symbiosis mean?” As I looked around the group of seven and 8 year-olds gathered around me, they looked back at me with big question marks in their eyes. “Ah…I have got their attention,” I thought. “Do you want to know how you can find the meaning of a word that you don’t … More Use “Zippy the Zebra” to teach new words from context!