Look at their smiles! It’s hard not to be excited about launching rockets into the air. This activity was a success. Everyone built their own rocket from scratch and each of them left the launch pad and flew high up into the air! Each of the participants were so into building their rocket they lost track of time.
We studied about the 2 processes used in launching the rockets. The chemical reaction between baking soda and vinegar took a bit longer than using the air pump but it was great to hear the screams of surprise when the rocket blasted off.
These TPR activities are perfect for getting everyone involved, speaking and learning new vocabulary and natural expressions!
January… is a tough month right after holidays for students who are about to take exams regardless of whether they are in the US or Japan.
Entrance Exams from private middle schools to universities, Eiken tests or NY local school’s Midterm exam&SAT test… We hear their scream, fear and some confidence. We take it seriously and get anxious as well. But we believe their efforts that they put into for a long time for their tests will pay off. Hope to see their big smiles with great results. We will continue to work with them and support anyway we can. You…WE are almost there!!
This spring, we had special guests from Japan! Currently, they are our online students taking lessons every week from Japan. They flew from Japan using their spring recess.
It was so nice to see them in person!
Mattison English is so proud that many students stay connected with us and visit us from halfway around the world.
We believe the strong teacher and learner connection is one of the really important keys to improve toward anything they want to achieve on any level.
Yesterday, we had an exciting meeting with one of our online students who came to visit our office in Harrison, NY. She came all the way from Colombia, South America.
We see her every week via Skype, but this was actually our first time to shake hands and meet.
Neither of us felt nervous, we just probably thought as we shook hands….,
Chris: (She is so short….her hand is like a squirrel)
The Student: (OMG, he’s so tall!! I can see hairs in his nostrils)
We have never seen each other standing up…always sitting in front of the monitor.
we appreciate the opportunity to meet our international student. We were so pleased to hear she wanted to visit us.
To all my skype lesson students, please feel free to come to visit us anytime!
You are all welcome!