Author: Cindy James

Creating stories with children #2: Using stories to create a joyful learning environment

Welcome to the second instalment of Creating Stories with Children! Today, I’ll explore 4 more activities that build upon the suggestions I made last week. They’ll be simple, fun and engaging story-creating activities that you can use to inspire your young learners.   Activity 5: What did the eagle see?   The Dramatic Eagle video… Read more »

Creating stories with children #1: Using stories to create a joyful learning environment

Stories are a great way of creating a joyful learning environment! This is the first of a 2-part series, where I’ll explore simple, fun and engaging story-creating activities that you can use to inspire your young learners. Activity 1: Describe the setting Before starting any story-creating activity, it’s important to get children into the right… Read more »

Teacher Research 2015 #3: The end…or is it?

The Cambridge University Press Teacher Research Programme was launched in 2014 with the aim of inspiring and supporting English language teachers worldwide to better understand their own practice and foster learning among their students and fellow teachers. In this 3-part series of short blogposts, Cindy James, a teacher in the 2015 programme, explains how she got started on her… Read more »

Teacher Research 2015 #2: The middle

The Cambridge University Press Teacher Research Programme was launched in 2014 with the aim of inspiring and supporting English language teachers worldwide to better understand their own practice and foster learning among their students and fellow teachers. In this 3-part series of short blogposts, Cindy James, a teacher in the 2015 programme, explains how she… Read more »

Teacher Research 2015 #3: Getting started

The Cambridge University Press Teacher Research Programme was launched in 2014 with the aim of inspiring and supporting English language teachers worldwide to better understand their own practice and foster learning among their students and fellow teachers. In this 3-part series of posts, Cindy James, a teacher in the 2015 programme, explains how she got… Read more »