Classroom Games & Activities for ESL Teachers

Playing a game is a great way to end a lesson. Take 10-15 minutes and try one of these with your class today. Most of these games are quick and require little to no preparation. I have a lot more links for ESL teachers here. Quick tip: How to make funny […]

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ELSA: An English Teacher in Your Pocket

ELSA stands for English Language Speech Assistant. It’s a new app available in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. If you’re learning English as a second language, this is the app for you. It will listen to how you say a word. If you make a pronunciation mistake, […]


Free coding course starts today in Saigon

Charles Lee and Marcus Ellison are engineers from Silicon Valley. They started Coderschool.vn to build a better engineer ecosystem. Coderschool.vn offers free courses for experienced engineers. Their training principles include real world examples (how does Facebook work?), hands on projects, and a “learn by doing” teaching strategy. All classes are […]


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10 Amazing Moments in Vietnam

The last 6 months of my life have been amazing. It’s been filled with excitement, fun, and love. All kinds of interesting things have happened. A shoe thief stealing my US size 12 shoes, teaching scaring kids who have never heard about Halloween, organizing a 140+ person hackathon, and joining an IT […]


Hackanoi has Landed in Vietnam – A Hacker’s Paradise

Life is filled with amazing possibilities. It’s up to you to find one, grab it and hold on. My friend Tom Tran found one. It’s incredible! His goal is to create a space where people can meet and create awesomeness. He and his friends from Cobri want to make a […]

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