Feb 22, 2011
Adults 3106 Views
In comparing words with similar meaning, in different languages, one would find that they are not 100% same. They may share 90% of the same meaning, but 10% are different. In case of English and Japanese, the difference can be found in words refer to people. It may show the difference of the language origin. It is the cultural background.
Feb 22, 2011
Classroom Management 4985 Views
Teenagers: dealing with them in the classroom can drive even the most patient of teachers to the edge. One minute they demand to be treated as the adults they are. The next minute they are refusing to take responsibility because they are just kids. Knowing some basics about the teen brain can help you understand what's really going on.
Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Andrea Honigsfeld and Dr. Maria Dove, who were gracious enough to provide readers of the Teachers' Diversity Coach, insights and information on teacher collaboration and on their new book, Collaboration and Co-teaching: Strategies for English Learners. In the past few years, collaboration between general education teachers and ESL teachers who teach English language learners is emerging as a highly important development that is helping teachers of ELL students address the problems of how to support this diverse student population more academically.