Studies are finding that we do some of our best learning when we aren’t actually paying attention to it. It comes when we’re in situations where we find the information useful, or when our minds have a moment to rest and process the new information.
In fact, studying a language for an hour before going to sleep might get you better results than sitting in a desk for an hour before lunch working in sentence structures.
Student behaviour management strategies are an important part of teaching. As an English teacher abroad, I see a lot of students with many different circumstances. Some have resources and encouragement while others struggle.