On the Board: 200 Fast, Fun & Easy Warmer, Filler and Fast-Finisher Activities

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On the Board contains over 200 proverbs, brain teasers, riddles, puzzles, and jokes, all collected, classroom-tested, and curated over my 16 years of teaching ESL & EFL. Pick one, put it up on the board, and get students thinking and working as soon as class begins.These activities are the easiest, no-prep, fun ways to kick off your class. They also work as fillers, closers, or for fast-finishers. More

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About Walton Burns

The senior editor at Alphabet Publishing, Walton Burns began teaching English in Vanuatu in the South Pacific. He has taught Russian oil executives, middle-school children, and Kazakh scholarship recipients.

Burns began selling lesson plans and classroom activities in 2007. After placing third in the BESIG business lesson plan content and winning the monthly One Stop Lesson Share contest, he began working for the Nick Robinson Agency as well as independently.

Since 2014, Burns has served on the leadership team of the Materials Writing Interest Section of the TESOL Association. He continues to publish his own lesson plans. His clients have included Oxford University Press, Macmillan, Pearson, Compass Publishing, 2LTI Testing, and New Horizons Language Schools. He is the author of 50 Activities for the First Day of School.

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Valery Popov reviewed on Oct. 1, 2016

This is an excellent collection. My students very enjoy learning the English proverbs and quotations of famous people. This book is very helpful for them. It also makes the start of class very good and studious.
(reviewed the day of purchase)
Francisca Rodríguez Maqueda reviewed on Sep. 28, 2016

I'm starting with the proverbs in my English classroom with a matching activity.
Overall, I think it's got great ideas to break the ice or fill the last five minutes.
Thanks a lot.
(review of free book)
Irina133 reviewed on Sep. 27, 2016

A beautiful collection of riddles, puzzles, brain teasers and more! Very useful and helpful.
(review of free book)

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