Jan 14, 2009
Pronunciation/Phonics 2545 Views
I recently got a long, anguished letter from a couple with a five-year-old in kindergarten. The school’s curriculum was built around learning 76 Sight Words. The child was not making progress; the parents were miserable. They had decided they must homeschool their child.
The couple said ...
Jan 14, 2009
Career Development 2479 Views
In teacher interviews you need to know how to put your best foot forward and to impress as the best candidate for the teaching position. Follow these seven steps to secure the teaching job you want.
Learning English is something that you really have to do if you want to make it big in today's world. Between the type of English common in the United States and the one in the United Kingdom, most of the world's population is represented in terms of people that know how to speak the language.
Jan 16, 2009
Grammar 3319 Views
The structure of a sentence is very important to communication because words in different sequences can mean different things, although the words are the same.
Addresses virtual world scepticism regarding steep learning curves, in particular the array of challenges confronted in Second Life by language learners/teachers...
Jan 18, 2009
Other 2147 Views
Education is a big debate. There is no doubt that there is room for improvement in this country and many others. God knows it is a big topic of discussion in parties, meetings, gym classes and homes. And everywhere else.
Jan 21, 2009
Reading 17313 Views
Experts in child development often say that parents are the first educators. And, whether parents elect to traditionally educate their children or dedicate a significant portion of their own time, effort, and resources to homeschool their children, the simple truth is that...
Jan 21, 2009
Pronunciation/Phonics 2110 Views
Phonics is a method of teaching a child to read by learning the sounds of each letter and sounding them out to form words. The method has been widely adopted in the United States for decades to teach beginning readers.
Jan 23, 2009
Teaching 9501 Views
Constructivism has been ubiquitous for decades; educators can hardly write a grant proposal without using this trendy term.
But what does it mean?
Jan 25, 2009
Classroom Management 4255 Views
Young people today come to school with a different orientation than past generations. Traditional student disciplining approaches are no longer successful for far too many young people.