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How To Love The Troublemakers

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/29/17 3:26 PM

Oh my, the kiddos you will be teaching can be C-U-T-E. But even if they are the most adorable kiddos in the classroom, they can still be sort of difficult. No matter where you’ll be teaching, knowing how to love the troublemakers will make your semester a whole lot better.

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Topics: In the Classroom

My Favorite Part About Teaching With ILP

Posted by Auvi Evans on 6/6/17 11:20 AM

International Language Programs (ILP) sends volunteers abroad to 10 different countries. In 9 out of those 10 countries you will be teaching English to the greatest, craziest, cutest and funniest kids in the world.

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Topics: Benefits of Volunteering, Making a Difference, In the Classroom

Ideas (And Tips!) For Your End Of Performance

Posted by Emily Cummings on 6/4/17 11:56 AM

Depending on your ILP school, you may not even have an end of year performance … but if you do here are a few ideas!

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Topics: ILP Basics, In the Classroom

Where To Find Comfy And Modest Clothes For Teaching

Posted by Auvi Evans on 4/11/17 9:54 AM

Hey teachers! You're on the lookout for clothes that make you feel really cute, are really comfortable, and keep you covered up in all the rights places no matter how you bend or move.  Oh and it's gotta be a good price, right? 

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Life Abroad, In the Classroom

What Do You Wear While Teaching?

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/28/17 10:45 AM

Besides the construction paper and glue sticks in your suitcase, you should also be packing stuff to wear on vacations and in the classroom!

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Topics: Semester Preparation, ILP Basics, In the Classroom

10 Lesson Ideas For Teaching Drama with ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/17/17 11:25 PM

Worried about teaching your first drama lesson in a classroom of ILP students? Yeah, I was the same way. Hopefully these lesson ideas will help you prepare, which is half the battle! 

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Topics: ILP Basics, In the Classroom

I’m Nervous The Kids Won’t Like Me And I Won’t Be A Good Teacher

Posted by Emily Cummings on 2/9/17 6:28 AM

Bit anxious about standing in front of a classroom of kids in a foreign country and teaching English for a semester? Don’t worry — that’s completely normal (and you really should stop worrying-we'll tell you why!).

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Topics: Semester Preparation, Making a Difference, In the Classroom, Finding Your Best Self

10 Ideas For Teaching Shop with ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 12/17/16 3:38 PM

Need ideas on how to teach shop during your ILP semester abroad? We’ve got you covered!

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Topics: ILP Basics, In the Classroom

10 Easy Ideas For Teaching Arts and Crafts With ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/15/16 1:34 PM

Whether you need lesson ideas for your very first week of teaching (good luck!) or are looking for a few new lessons to mix things up after you have been living in a foreign country for a while, we’ve got you covered. 

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Topics: ILP Basics, In the Classroom

10 Ideas For Teaching Gym Lessons With ILP

Posted by Emily Cummings on 10/11/16 12:51 PM

When teaching English abroad for an entire semester, it can be easy to run out of ideas. Need new lesson plans for your ILP Gym class? Look no further! 

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Topics: ILP Basics, In the Classroom

Exploring The World For Over 25 Years

Over the years of assisting more than 6,000 volunteers in their desire to travel and make a difference in the lives of others, ILP has seen what works and what doesn't.

We've gathered our tips here for making your semester abroad a successful one.

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