I must share this great idea for your Business English class; we had so many laugh-out-loud outbursts, and the conversational part was so engaging! I’m going to make it brief and clear since this is what your busy students love, plus unconventional and effective, of course. Bearing in mind those core business values, I highly … More Business Angels or Elves?
BookBox is a great way to expose children to different cultures, which creates a deeper sense of awareness, empathy, and tolerance for those who are different from us. Their stories with same language subtitles are a wonderful way to teach children about different cultures and simultaneously improve their reading level. Stories can be about anything. … More Teaching Different Cultures
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
Classroom debates might be a lot of fun – provided that the subject is fun itself! It might not be so fun solving the problem of global warming or discussing ethics of euthanasia – you do not want to bore your students to tears, do you? Having agreed on that, I reckon, you and your … More Classroom Debate – The Power of Witty Argumentation
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
People love other people’s life stories, especially those with the jackpot included. We’re always looking for a clue on how to be wealthy and successful; we want to know the magical recipe. Give your students such a story, base your lesson plan on an article about Zuckerberg’s or Tracy’s fairy-tale lives. But first, you need … More Four Steps To Tune Your Students Up Like A Piano
“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!