Learning English: A Compiled List of Collective Nouns


Interesting collection of words that require additional memorization effort, find it here:  http://www.newyorker.com/humor/daily-shouts/a-compiled-list-of-collective-nouns?mbid=social_facebook

How to Use Bilingual Books in Your School


Find more info in How To Use Bilingual Books with Children | Bilingual Kidspot at



The Role of Culture in Globalization and Employment


Globalization requires special skills in dealing with the innovators and employees.  Excerpt:

Common practices make collaborating globally far easier. And they can be a source of competitive advantage. But our research shows that wise leaders focus on the intent of the practice, not the specifics, and encourage adaptation and experimentation to ensure that the practice achieves the desired benefits. Companies that get this right are likely to find that their people are more effective and happier at work. And ultimately, giving employees the space to experiment in this way allows them to come up with new innovations that can be shared elsewhere.

Read more in Research: Why Best Practices Don’t Translate Across Cultures at  https://hbr.org/2016/06/research-why-best-practices-dont-translate-across-cultures

For Your School and Class Library: Books About Girl Refugees


Read Seeking Safety in a New Land: 15 Books About Mighty Girl Refugees at http://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=9981


How Many Languages Exist? Data, Data, and More Data Including Extinct Languages in Handy Charts


Find the answer at The world’s languages captured in 6 charts at


Confused by Who and Whom?


Doubt no more.  Read Who vs. Whom at


ELT: Teaching Young Learners


Hand puppets are a great way to get young learners to speak and act out scenarios.  Find here a super-easy way for crafting those puppets.  Read Paper Cup Pop-up Puppet at http://thepinterestedparent.com/2017/06/paper-cup-pop-up-puppet/

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