Sep 3, 2017
Teaching Methodology 3643 Views
One of the Herculean but mouth-watering duties of an instructor is assuming the role of a counselor. Despite the fact that an instructor's primary goal is to impart academic knowledge in the field of content delivery, s/he has a secondary and an all-important task of shaping the moral behavior of students. Thus, an instructor's role is holistic centering on the total development of the learner. This explains why instructors are normally painted with the phrase 'shapers of future leaders'. Metaphorically, students are like a herd of cattle while teachers are herdsmen. As fragile, senseless, and immature like cows, students need occasional and sometimes frequent coaching from the most skillful and experienced tutors. If their paths are not directed, they can end up in deep pits that can even thwart their academic goals.
True, instructors are saddled with a lot of responsibilities in various educational institutions making time very scarce for them. However, they must urgently take up ...
Aug 23, 2008
Classroom Materials 3641 Views
Although you, as the teacher, are the most important ingredient for good lesson plans and student growth, the classroom materials that you use can definitely enhance and simplify your teaching and help you put your own colorful signature on a classroom.
Aug 28, 2010
Young Learners 3640 Views
There is never an age when you should stop learning. You may have gone through high school and college and started your career, but that does not mean that you are done learning new things. In fact, you should try to learn until the day that you die. One thing that can help you learn more and that can also improve your life and your career is to improve your vocabulary.
The field of ESL for adults is booming. Even so, it is barely able to keep pace with the ever-growing needs of today’s world. Registration for English courses at international language institutes Wall Street, Berlitz etc.) is at an all-time high. Locally owned language schools and chains are mushrooming all over the globe.
Jun 9, 2010
Teaching 3632 Views
If you are a teacher you probably fall into one of two categories at this point. Either you are totally stressed out because the end of the school year is fast approaching and you feel like you have a ton of things to do before the last day of school, or you are completely relaxed and right on schedule to finish your last few lessons.
Apr 17, 2010
Learning Methodology 3631 Views
Not all students learn the same way, so you'll have to have an idea of the different learning types. Print off this guide and keep it handy when you're making your lesson plans.
Mar 18, 2012
Teaching 3630 Views
One of the most important priorities for any teacher early in the school year is to get to know the names of their students quickly. This will help establish a disciplined class room environment which is conducive to learning.
Mar 18, 2009
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3629 Views
The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an examination that tests your English ability in academic contexts. It provides proof that you have the English language skills necessary to study at a university in the UK, Australia, USA and New Zealand.
Mar 15, 2010
Other 3629 Views
Our natural state of being, as one with Soul, is a harmonious state of Love, in which the only feelings are of continuous peace and bliss. Therefore if we are feeling any feeling other than peace and bliss, we have got out of balance somewhere. This is due to our conditioned and faulty thinking, which emerges as tolerations, needs and limiting beliefs.
May 19, 2013
Reading 3628 Views
Teachers are often faced with students who struggle when it comes to reading comprehension and fluency. There are a myriad of books on the subject of bringing your students to a higher level of comprehension and fluency, but most classroom teachers do not have a lot of time to read outside of grading papers, parent conferences, professional development requirements, administrative duties, extra-curricular duties, oh and teaching students for hours every day. The following is a list of strategies that teachers can stick on their desk for quick reference on ideas for reading strategies.