Feb 2, 2009
Speaking/Listening 2070 Views
For the past several decades, parents and teachers have labored to teach children to read by helping them to learn the sounds of each letter and sounding them out to form words. The overall method is generally referred to as "phonics." Unfortunately, the term "phonics" has mistakenly become a ubiquitous term meaning "the study of all letter sounds."
Feb 2, 2009
Teaching 3959 Views
Our educators aren't very good at raising SAT scores, increasing literacy, or spreading knowledge. But they are world-class at making excuses.
Feb 5, 2009
Grammar 1884 Views
Grammar is one of the most essential things you should know when you learn to write proper English. It deals with the forms and structures of words and sentences. You should know the proper usage of such words. The best way to learn English grammar is not by using the dictionary but by using English grammar books.
Today learning English language is very important, not to say really essential. Once children started learning English just since the junior high, today everything is different.
Feb 11, 2009
Teaching Methodology 3483 Views
Your students are deathly afraid of making mistakes and looking stupid in front of their peers. Failure hurts...especially at school...especially in front of their friends. Were you ever humiliated in front of your classmates? I was. It still hurts!
Anyone who moves out of their native homeland can encounter many obstacles that will make starting out fresh a very difficult process. The cultural differences alone between two neighboring countries can be like that of night and day, but there are few barriers more difficult to break down than the language barrier.
Feb 14, 2009
Reading 1575 Views
There is hardly anything better than reading to open the doors to the entire universe of experiences. Parents can hardly give a child for the long run anything more valuable than an appreciation of reading. It is even better for the parent to show a genuine love of reading and expresses this while teaching the child to learn to read.
Feb 16, 2009
Reading 2126 Views
Do you have a positive attitude towards reading? Your attitude influences how well you perform any task When you believe you can do something, you are usually successful. Work to create a positive attitude about reading. Positive attitudes don’t just happen; they need to be built and maintained daily.
Feb 17, 2009
Speaking/Listening 2499 Views
Words that sound alike or nearly alike but have different meanings often cause writers and speakers trouble. Here are a few of the most common pairs with correct definitions and examples:
Feb 17, 2009
Speaking/Listening 2187 Views
The ability to communicate is the primary factor that distinguishes human beings from animals. And it is the ability to communicate well that distinguishes one individual from another.