Dec 3, 2009
Lesson Planning 5637 Views
This guide is not meant to be the one and only way to develop a lesson plan; however, it is going to provide you with at least some good methods to start with. A general overview highlights the key points of creating a useful and working lesson plan.
Dec 1, 2009
Young Learners 4644 Views
Often children are taught the letters and sounds with a letter of the week approach. Learning is focused on each letter for an entire week, and everything about that letter is taught at the same time including the name, shape and sound. Research shows that this may not be the best approach for two reasons.
Dec 1, 2009
Study Skills 2714 Views
Have you ever read a book and started to fall asleep, yet a few moments before you were wide awake? Almost everyone has. Have you ever read a page and then gotten to the bottom and realised you could not recall anything you just read? Ever been frustrated in reading a subject and no matter how many times you read the text, it just did not make sense to you? All this phenomena is usual. There is an underlying simple cause and a very simple solution.
Second language learning refers to the learning of a new language besides the native language. There are many second language learning theories that aim to explain the way second language is learnt and which approach is the best. A brief explanation of these theories is presented.
Somewhere between scholarly studies of how people learn and the frontline experience of teaching, the issue of how TEFL/ESL learners actually acquire and keep language is confronted in activity design. Language practice activities come in many forms...
Nov 28, 2009
Lesson Planning 5997 Views
At least a few times during the school year, you will hear yourself or other teachers talk about how the lesson for your English language learners didn't go well. For ESL activities to be largely successful, a teacher needs to find ways to motivate the students since some students may not love learning English as much as you enjoy teaching it.
This article explains how online technology is used to enhanced TOEFL and TOEIC classroom-based courses.
For too long Singapore has been dominated by its larger cousins in the global market for TEFL/ESL destinations. No more should the Lion City just be a refuge to teachers from Thailand looking for some civilisation while on a holiday break. Lucrative TEFL/ESL opportunities exist that allow teachers to save and provide for a lifestyle teachers in Thailand and Vietnam can only dream of.
Nov 24, 2009
Other 2745 Views
U.S. education, once the envy of the world is on a downward spiral. Rest assured... America education is madly rushing past the critical tipping point.
Nov 24, 2009
Career Development 3007 Views
Running any academy operation or school is never an easy job. In order to ensure the thriving operation and execution of proper school objectives, leaders carrying effective skills are necessary and this is where the role of the school principal becomes very important.