Author Archives: argyri

Welcome

Hi, this is our little corner of the web. English et al. for children is an education charity that promotes education and learning. We support children who want to learn but cannot afford to pay their fees. We try to teach real-life English, we strongly … Continue reading

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Being creative project

Making arts and crafts  This project aims to fire up our creative spirit, make the learner’s experience as meaningful as possible (and therefore maximise the learning potential) and give joy to our hearts. Arts and crafts projects are more than simply creating something useful … Continue reading

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The art of helping people

Art and philanthropy This project begun as a way to raise money for some poor families I know that are in need. I always get my pupils involved in charity work. Involving children in charitable giving is fostering their sense of caring for … Continue reading

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Art, music and drama

The creative classroom Children who are offered a well-rounded education receive incredible benefits from the arts being included in their education. Any academic discipline has its own individual merits. We don’t teach kids mathematics so that they will read better … Continue reading

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We bother teaching phonics

Isn’t it enough to simply teach our young learners the alphabet? Phonics teaching involves teaching children the relationship between the written letters of the alphabet (the graphemes, to use their technical name) and the individual sounds of spoken language – … Continue reading

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Activities that build

Children are our future The lives of children today are much different. They need to learn skills for life, not just passing exams. What skills are life skills?  The World Health Organization has defined life skills as,“the abilities for adaptive and … Continue reading

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