With very young learners much of what they do within the classroom revolves around them.

With very young learners much of what they do within the classroom revolves around them.

All about me

Before school they are often the centre of ‘their’ universe so starting school can be a bit sometimes of a shock.

Begin by welcoming them into the classroom.

Be ready before your lesson begins to be able to stand by the doorway rather than being stuck behind a desk papers that are shuffling.

  • The very first sentence
    You may have a welcome phrase that you employ for each and every lesson such as for example ‘Good morning. How are you currently?’ You will see that after a couple weeks the children will quickly repeat back to you exactly the same sentence so it’s important to keep up the same opening expression. It is possible to of course have two so that you don’t seem like a parrot. You will need to prompt the response of ‘Fine, thanks’ but when they be aware it several times they’ll be saying it back into you with a big smile. This will let them have a sense of achievement the moment they cross the classroom threshold. […]