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A 2nd key to pass EIKEN 3

In my previous blog, I proposed a key to help kids get a top score in the Writing section of EIKEN 3. Here is another key. This one prepares kids to obtain a top score for Q1 in the Speaking section, not only EIKEN 3, but pre-2. We have been using this method for many […]

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  Since the EIKEN Foundation of Japan removed the word order section in EIKEN Grade 3 and replaced it with a writing section, we have reached the conclusion that teaching children how to write essays is the key to their passing the test. The word order section comprised 5 items among the 35 items of […]

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    We have been using interactive technology and games at our school since May 2012 and recommend their use for several reasons. Here are five benefits of using technology and interactive games.     Equipment. Hardware: Computer, interactive projector, large whiteboard, (optional-first response system). Software: PowerPoint.     1) Sales. Students always join a […]

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How do you test or reinforce your students’ learning?     Children’s lessons at our school generally follow a theme over the course of a month based on Floppy’s Phonics which are available here.   For example, in July we used three books (The Pet Shop, What is it? Lost Puppy) and the lesson language […]

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