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A Language Teacher's Journey

January 12, 2020
by leesensei

“Pick 10 Jenga!” – Jenga With An Opening Twist

I have really enjoyed using Jenga in my classes. It was such a great addition that I blogged about it – from how to prep/label the blocks to what kinds of things you can do with it. But…..I have had … Continue reading

October 9, 2019
by leesensei

JuMpInG into JeNgA..!

We know that the teachers of #langchat always provide new ideas to try in the classroom. So when Jenga started popping up – okay Meredith White was tweeting all about it – I thought ‘hmmm’. Then more tweets followed and … Continue reading

January 11, 2015
by leesensei

Class Activity Fun: Pictionary! Phrase-onary and even Sentence-onary!

Take 30 Yr1’s and 25 minutes to go in the period and a game is needed!  We’ve done the bingo and jeopardy to death and I am without a Kahoot ready for this. So I go back to an old … Continue reading

December 1, 2014
by leesensei

Targeted Practice – “The Picture Activity” Game

Practicing a new concept or new vocabulary always presents a challenge for me. I know that language is communicative – and that it is best learned/used in a communicative and purposeful setting. But sometimes I want a 15-minute focus on … Continue reading

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