My favourite teaching resources to make life easier
As teachers, we have a lot of lesson planning to do and we want our lessons to be educational, fun, engaging, and memorable but sometimes we just do not have the time or energy to create lessons that meet all those points. I have come up with a list of my favourite teaching resources. These are the ones that have saved me hours and made my life so much easier.
Twinkl is a one-stop find it all site. Yes, one does need to pay a little but I truly think it is worth it. Twinkl is one of my favourites teaching resources because I can find already planned lessons, ppts, worksheets, games, and posters for all ages and levels. Also one can find things for almost all themes or units. It has saved me hours of work and the quality is really great.
I love to use canva to make posters, worksheets and certificates. I use the free version and find there are more than enough templates.
I like youtube to find songs and videos for my science classes. There are so many options out there and the kids really love watching a short video during a lesson.
Of course Pinterest, it is my go to for finding craft and art projects. I also love to get inspiration from Pinterest on how to decorate my class for themes. One can also find lots of freebies on Pinterest.
Why re-event the wheel when there is a good one out there already? Finding good resources can save you time and let you spend that extra time focusing on your class. I use these resources daily in my planning for being an ESL teaching in China. Keen to read more about being an ESL teacher in China. Check out my post on it here.