Warrior Wednesdays is our weekly newsletter that comes out on...wait for it...Wednesdays!
By joining our Warrior Wednesday community, you aren't just receiving a newsletter, you’re receiving valuable information and motivation to keep your language learning fresh. With free information on the latest in modern language learning: websites, books, tips, and ways to access the larger language learning community, it’s something your Wednesday’s shouldn’t be without.
Typically in our Warrior Wednesday newsletter, we recommend books, videos, and other websites that we think will help our fellow Language Warriors on their journey. Scroll down to see recommendations from past newsletters. (Note: Links to Amazon are affiliate links that earn a commission. More information.)
If you or someone you know need some quick instruction on how to teach English (or any other language), consider buying 100 TESOL Activities for Teachers: Practical ESL/EFL Activities for the Communicative Classroom. You will learn about the best and most common activities in the field.
You’ll get lots of tips not only for learning language, but how to conquer learning in general! It is great for those of you that want to really understand the science behind your brain. I recommend it for yourself and, if you are a parent, for your kids as well. They’ll get so smart, you’ll soon be able to live vicariously through them.
Fifty Ways to Teach Online: Tips for ESL/EFL Teachers (May 22, 2019)
If you or someone you know has plans to teach online, you need this book. It contains 50 tips to help you be successful in online teaching, from choosing your platform to designing and building your courses to supporting students as they complete your learning activities and assessments.
What the Best College Students Do (April 10, 2019)
Author Ken Bain searches out the best college students through the United States and discusses what makes them so successful. He shows some terrific techniques that separate the successful from less successful. We particularly enjoyed how he demonstrates that learning begins with attitude and approach.
The Feyman Technique (Video) (April 10, 2019)
Don't have time to read What the Best College Students Do (see above)? Watch a small five-minute video on the Feynman technique, a teacher technique that will turn you into a super learner. While you watch, you can ponder this statement: "If you really want to learn something, teach it."