Home   Posts tagged "Positive reinforcement"

Tag Archives: Positive reinforcement

Sabaudia English at the Beach 2016

We Are here in Sabaudia and prepping for the following school year 5 in an international British school! First we went for a swim and a walk on the beach. Then we came home and had lunch and started our work. We did some science: today’s lesson solids, liquids and gasses. Then we did some English grammar exercises on punctuation and Maths. Then we
Leggi »


Summer week #1 Sabaudia 2015

This week we are in Sabaudia peeping our student that attends an international school in Rome for getting back into the swing of things. We have been reading Mermaid chapter books and reviewing reading comprehension skills; sequencing, making inferences, following directions, drawing conclusions, etc. we have also been brushing up on our math problem solving skills. We have also been doing some science by studying
Leggi »


The Writing Process Step 4: Editing

In the 4th step of The Writing Process we do Editing. Here is where we correct the spelling and punctuation of the written piece. We don’t want to make those corrections in the earlier steps because we want the students to get their ideas down on paper. During the editing process we can offer tools to use like a dictionary or if they are
Leggi »


Behavior Management in our TLNET Kids lessons

It’s the beginning of the year with new students, new courses and new teachers, and one topic of great importance is behavior management especially with children. How we set the “Tune” for our lessons will carry out throughout the year. We at TLNET Kids are skilled in this area that affects the dynamics of our lessons and the success of our students. Positive reinforcement
Leggi »


Puglia Day 2 Grottaglie, Black Beauty, Charlotte’s Web and 3D shapes

Today was day 2 and we started the day off with a lovely breakfast at the farmhouse then off to Grottaglie for some sight seeing. Grottaglie is famous for it’s ceramics. Then we had lunch and came back to the farmhouse to kick off our lessons!!! She read two chapters of Black Beauty and we discussed new vocabulary, names of baby animals and kinds
Leggi »


Family Intensive Course #2 in New York Day 8 Top of the Rock and Theater Experience

Today we learned a phrase of the day: “Can I have another glazed donut please?” We are traveling with a six year old and this was what he wanted for breakfast and he ordered it and he got it. I have to say I was very proud of him. Just over a week and you would be amazed at how much he has learned
Leggi »


Day 5 The Beach!!!

We met in the morning at the train station to take advantage of as much time as possible at the beach. We have some good reading material for the train. A phonics book about ocean animals. We are taking a train and a bus to arrive at the resort. When we got there we to built a sandcastle, swam in the Mediterranean Sea and
Leggi »


Day 1 Summer in the City

Today is Day 1 of our Summer in the City 5 day intensive English course. We met in the morning, 1 Teacher and four 6 year olds two girls two boys. Upon arrival we made our 5 rules: 1) Always stay close to Eva 2) Always hold hands. 3) Pay attention to where we are going when crossing the streets and on buses and
Leggi »


5 Stages of Second Language Aquisition

This article breaks down the phases children go through when learning a second Language. 5 Stages of Second Language Aquisition Very helpful when explaining to parents the process of second language acquisition. Parents want kids to be speaking but as educators it is important to be able to explain to parents the process their child is going through and the phase that their child
Leggi »


Summary of Multiple Intelligences

This is just a brief article explaining Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences. The teachers at TLNET-Kids try to include activities that appeal to the students multiple intelligences, some examples of these types of activities may include the use of songs, with movements, the use of play-dough to create models, recipes for cooking, visuals like flashcards, objects that the students can hold or touch or make themselves.
Leggi »