Apr 14, 2009
Study Abroad 3692 Views
How to achieve better results
Schools in Australia encourage students to think critically and be active in class. Often students are asked to speak up in discussions and bring forward their opinion. Most courses will have many interactive class discussions and group work. Don't sit back, get involved
Oct 1, 2010
Grammar 3692 Views
This is an activity that ESL teachers can use to get students practicing English grammar.
Mar 12, 2011
Career Development 3692 Views
for some subscales such as self-actualization, self-regard, optimism, happiness, and stress-management. T-test analysis confirmed that participants having higher EQ abilities achieved higher
Mar 19, 2010
Reading 3690 Views
Use the Who, What, Where, When, Why and How set of questions to unearth your student's understanding. Its a powerful framework that enables you to easily create instant free reading comprehension tests whenever you need them. Use each word as a prompt to an endless number of possible questions.
Aug 12, 2008
Study Skills 3689 Views
All of us, students and non-students alike, forget important things. This happens when we don't transfer information into long-term memory. It is important to know how to do this in order to do well in school and beyond. Just think about it: you need to remember what you read, what your boss told you, the driving directions someone rushes at you at a stoplight, or, if you are a student, what the teacher says.
Jun 21, 2013
Pronunciation/Phonics 3689 Views
I am always bemused that the phonics versus whole language debate is, well, a debate. Education systems swing back and forth between the two, much to the annoyance of many educators and the detriment of children. First I will give you an overview (admittedly simplified) of each approach.
Sep 23, 2013
Classroom Management 3689 Views
The first day of school, perhaps even the first week of school, should be devoted to two things: expectations and procedures. However, before we tackle that subject it might be wise to address the elephant in the room; your primary objective in the classroom. It may surprise you to learn that many teachers get this wrong, but your primary responsibility is to teach, not to be your students friend or to build their self-esteem, those two things tend to happen of their own accord if you are doing the first thing properly. This notion that kids need to do things to boost their self esteem is rooted in erroneous pop psychology. Your kids well develop great self esteem as they learn. Conversely, if they aren't learning no amount of self-esteem exercises will help. The current trends have left us with students who are supremely self confident, even though they know less and are less prepared than their predecessors.
With this in mind, we need to set the bar high at the beginning of the year. ...
Jun 27, 2009
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3688 Views
If you are from a non-English speaking country and like to migrate to the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, etc for the for purpose of education or employment, then you must take an English language proficiency test: International English Language Testing System (IELTS). The test measures your ability to communicate in English across all four language proficiencies - listening, reading, writing and speaking.
Aug 22, 2011
Teaching 3688 Views
In your role as a teacher, you are focused not only on delivering important information to your students, but also on demonstrating why that information is meaningful and how they will use it. Mastery and comprehension are, of course, critical to learning, since lessons build upon one another. How do you help your students understand and retain their lessons?
Jun 17, 2012
Teaching 3688 Views
Every process has a rhythm as in a process of making a food. In a certain time quick and skillful actions are required, while in another time slow and careful treatments are necessary to make. This process is also true in teaching English. In a certain condition a teacher needs a quiet class that charges students with attention and concentration, while in other situations cheerful and engaging activities are desired to create.