Oct 12, 2012
Other 3249 Views
Not all teachers are equal, and not all students desire to learn. From ancient times the relationship between teacher and student was considered to be an important one. If the time spent at school is taken into account, a student may spend more than half of his or her waking hours at the school. Up to a third of that time is in a direct interactive way with their teachers. In all of history one name comes to mind when contemplating the greatest of teachers.
While it may be hard to learn a new language as an adult, there are some that test our faculties more than others. Though it's slightly subjective which language is the hardest to learn, there are some that are definitely harder than others. And rather than listing very obscure languages that are undoubtedly hard (Tamil, Icelandic, Estonian, Polish, Hungarian), here are some of the most spoken and most challenging.
This article has two main aims:
to give teachers a variety of strategies for dealing with grammar in the classroom
to explore ways of approaching grammar outside the classroom
by Bhimarao Sathyanarayanan
It is imperative that Science students should have a sound knowledge of English when they learn Science, especially Physics when the medium of learning Is English. Un-fortunately, in India, that spirit is missing from students They think that learning language is not their concern and that it is enough they become tech-savvy. But this author strongly feels that students of Physics should have an excellent knowledge of English which will go a long way in improving and exhibiting their talents. There is an imperative need to improve the vocabulary.
Oct 3, 2012
Other 2716 Views
For the vast majority of children raised in modern Western democracies school attendance up to the age of 16 (or older) is a normal fact of life. Primary (elementary) education and a certain amount of secondary schooling are mandated by legislation. Of course, it wasn't always like this in countries like the US, the UK, and Australia, and an estimated 16 million children in Africa still do not receive a basic schooling.
Oct 1, 2012
Classroom Management 4390 Views
An article to help with behavior ESL in classrooms.
Sep 21, 2012
Teaching 3542 Views
In order to become an English teacher, one must be fluent in English with a sound educational background and must complete a certified English teacher training course. Specialization in a specific academic field is not mandatory to become an English teacher but a proper teacher training course is.
Sep 17, 2012
Classroom Management 4216 Views
Bureaucracy, hierarchical bullying, leaders and lowly followers, and any other form of governing at the expense and exploitation of the governed... these are hurtful and criminal systems for the benefit of the few and the misery of the many. There are better ways of living and working together. I have proposed and exercised a much simpler, balanced, harmonious, and successful guideline for a good teacher and willing students to truly work and learn together.
Sep 17, 2012
Career Development 3060 Views
n my experience as an adult educator and life-long learner, I have found that adult learners returning to formal study for the first time, have often had negative learning experiences at school, and as a result of this, they lack confidence when it comes to studying and learning. These barriers to learning need to be addressed.
Sep 17, 2012
Teacher Training 3563 Views
The challenge to deal with students well is one of the reasons why becoming a teacher is never boring If you're an elementary school teacher, you're dealing with children that prefer playing games to studying subjects. If you're teaching at high school, it's very hard to deal with children in puberty periods. Even, if you're a lecturer, you face more challenges too because college students often think that they're already an adult and feel they're right most of the time.