What are the Cambridge English Teacher Courses?

What are the Cambridge English Teacher Courses?

One of IQBar’s primary beliefs is that Buddies should feel supported and to have room to develop. As the management team is made up of a number of teachers, we know all too well that to be a good teacher is to constantly learn yourself. Because of this, we started offering free Cambridge Online Teaching […]

#TipforTuesday: Maintaining attention, a Buddy’s perspective

#TipforTuesday: Maintaining attention, a Buddy’s perspective

Kids want to move. Every teacher has students who are constantly fidgeting, trying to find some way to keep their body occupied while they learn. This is perfectly natural behavior, and it’s something teachers need to recognize and incorporate into their own lessons. A lot of people are kinesthetic learners, who work best when they […]

Summer Series: The Seaside

Summer Series: The Seaside

As the summer holidays have begun for our Breadies, we thought we’d put together a Summer Series with interesting conversation topics and facts to aid your sessions over the coming weeks. Unlike many countries where the summer holidays means relaxation and leaving the school work behind, for Chinese students it often means summer classes and […]

This week’s blog Last week was all about Uh-mazing Udaipur and this week I’ll be writing about the ‘desert-like’ Pushkar and the busy Jaipur. This week’s entry is dominated by Fort visits but I have seen some of the most amazing forts. Read on to find out more! Getting there To get from Udaipur to […]

Updated: What are the rewards and incentives working at IQBar?

Updated: What are the rewards and incentives working at IQBar?

We did a list of the incentives and rewards offered by IQBar a number of months ago but as the company is developing so rapidly, the last post quickly became out of date. Since our initial post in May, we have created an additional six new award and bonus schemes. IQBar has high hopes for […]

#TipforTuesday: Regaining Attention

#TipforTuesday: Regaining Attention

Your Bready is lagging. Perhaps it’s a hot day, perhaps they’ve spent too much time in the classroom today already and they’re feeling tired, or perhaps they find the topic you’re looking at boring. How do you pull them back from the fidgeting abyss and get them engaged with the materials again? We’ve put together […]

The Travelling Teacher: The Uh-mazing Udaipur

The Travelling Teacher: The Uh-mazing Udaipur

This week I continue my journey across India. Last week I wrote about my time in Ahmedabad and this week it’s all about Udaipur. We only spent 3 days in Udaipur but I still have plenty to share with you! I’ll be writing about how we made it there – just about! And, even though […]

#TipforTuesday – First Impressions Count

#TipforTuesday – First Impressions Count

Taken from this month’s newsletter, Liam explains the importance of first impressions in sessions with new Breadies and how appearance – everything from what you wear to your perceived confidence – has an impact on your Breadies. First Impressions Count We are all familiar with the expression “first impressions count.” Whether you are heading into […]

The Travelling Teacher: Continuing my journey across India, to Ahmedabad

The Travelling Teacher: Continuing my journey across India, to Ahmedabad

In my last blog I shared my experiences from Mumbai. This week I will be sharing my adventures from Ahmedabad and the beautiful places I was lucky enough to see during my short stay there! Last week, I mentioned some beautiful architectural buildings and this week’s blog entry is another that is not set to […]

IQBar Update No.1

IQBar Update No.1

It has been a busy year so far here at IQBar! We have expanded our Beijing office by 126 new members and last month alone we had 33 new Buddies (our jargon for teachers) join and 295 Breadies (students) sign up for classes. There have also been huge developments this year within our technology and […]