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Journals

For my junior and senior high school classes, when the numbers are right — and by that I mean low enough — I like to have my students write in journals once every week or two. The general setup is … Continue reading

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Occupations

Here are some occupation flash cards.  Occupations (jobs) are a topic that first comes up in my eighth grade textbook.  Students are asked about their dream job, why they are interested in it, and what steps they can take towards … Continue reading

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Homestay English

Every summer, several dozen students from my high school go to Adelaide, Australia, for a three-week study abroad session.  In preparation, several teachers and I teach three Homestay English lessons to them.  (There are several other prep sessions run by … Continue reading

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Say What You Think

The following is a textbook I wrote for a twelfth grade English class in Japan. The class met fifty minutes a week for approximately thirty two weeks. This book has four chapters, each of which is designed to take one … Continue reading

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Mathematics Done in English

I first wrote this textbook in 2015 for a tenth grade English class in Japan. My students are planning to study abroad in eleventh grade. A good way to learn to do math in English is to do math in … Continue reading

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Science Done in English

A good way to learn to do science in English is to do science in English. When students are doing things, they are engaged, and that is when learning occurs. This book has three parts: biology, physics, and earth science. … Continue reading

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Presenting the World

A paper written by me and Adam Pearson, Presenting the World: Country poster presentations, was published in The Language Teacher, a journal produced by JALT Publications. July 2016, Volume 40, No. 4, pg. 15-16. Adam and I wrote the paper … Continue reading

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