Dec 11, 2009
Classroom Materials 1101805 Views
Back to school, fall leaves, Thanksgiving and Christmas all easily lend themselves to great decorating themes, but what to do when those are over and spring is months away? Invigorate your classroom this winter in color and pizzazz with some simple and quick designs.
Dec 18, 2010
Classroom Materials 343058 Views
Bulletin boards have long been existent in campuses. They have proven to be such versatile and useful aids in both the learning and teaching processes. Here, find out about some of the ways in which these boards can be made use of.
Dec 5, 2008
Other 116748 Views
Walk into just about any classroom and you will find one: A dark green board on the wall, lined with pieces of chalk and felt erasers. Chalkboards, also commonly known as blackboards, have long been a part of daily classroom life, but just what is the history of the chalkboard?
Jan 9, 2010
Teaching 55435 Views
For a small minority, writing report cards isn't a big deal. But most teachers generally dread report card writing time. Completing the comment sections can be time consuming, especially if you have twenty students in your class to get through.
Jul 28, 2009
Business English 36212 Views
The Most Useful American Business Words: Here's a list that will come in handy for any student enrolled in an English as a Second Language (ESL) School.
Teaching ESL to children is challenging but also very rewarding. Before I walk into a class of 10-year olds, I take a deep breath. Children have no attention span AT ALL, and so I tell myself to slow right down before I start. Teaching children requires patience and a sense of fun and playfulness. Even though it seems obvious, a common mistake is to think that children are simply 'short adults!' This is sure to get you off on the wrong foot!
Nov 27, 2010
Writing 27961 Views
There are several ways to improve your vocabulary. The evolution of a person's vocabulary can take some initiative but usually is a very easy and natural process.
Nov 1, 2008
Lesson Planning 20404 Views
Among teachers, one particular group in this profession deserves to be recognized more than the others - they are the special education teachers - specialized teachers who work with students of special needs that not every teacher is able to teach. If you are one of these teachers this article is to help you create a lesson plan for your students.
Jan 21, 2009
Reading 17021 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...
As a result of globalization and technological progress, English as a language started to be widely learnt and taught. Throughout history, that language was influenced by other languages such as French and German.
Historical Development of the English Language
Baugh et al (2002) have explained the idea that today's English language is resulted from centuries of political development and social events which affected the English history and as a result they had an impact on the English language. The history of the English language can be summarized in four phases of evolution: Old English, Middle English, Early Modern English, and Present-Day English. Old English is the language used between 450 AD and 1100 AD, the period from 1100 to 1500 is Middle English, Early Modern English was used between 1500 and 1800, and the period since 1800 is Present-Day English. The Roman conversion of the church of Britain in 597 AD, made contact between England and Latin civilization and ...