Aug 22, 2009
Teacher Training 3508 Views
CELTA stands for Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults. Taking a CELTA course could be the start of an exciting teaching career travelling the world or working in the UK. Find out more about the benefits of these courses and who can take them.
Apr 2, 2009
Adults 3505 Views
Few suggestions from Mr.Vineet Patawari - PGDM (IIM Indore), ACA, B.Com (H), founder CEO of www.fireup.co.in tells you a few effective tips on group discussion.
Apr 7, 2011
Tutoring/Home School 3505 Views
Summary: One visible benefit of UK distance learning is anybody from anywhere can seek admission. No matter whether you are in UK or not, you can still take admission and pursue a degree programme offered by the on line university.
Aug 20, 2008
E-Learning/CALL 3500 Views
The student writing at the university level is typically a four-phase cycle, A professor issues a set of instructions for a writing assignment, A student constructs a document, The professor reviews and comments upon the document and The professor returns the document to the student. This writing workflow is computerized, That is, most university students write their many required reports on word processors. Then they convert the reports to paper so that a professor can read them and provide feedback in the form of scribbled marginal and interlinear comments.
Dec 24, 2010
Other 3500 Views
Scientists estimate that we only use around ten percent of our mind power. - Only ten percent! Can you imagine what would happen if you could access the remaining ninety percent? This article explains how you can do that.
Sep 7, 2010
E-Learning/CALL 3499 Views
The recent advances in technology made possible by the internet have resulted in a rapidly changing world. In order to keep up with such advances, the presence of technology in the classroom has become of increasing importance.
Aug 29, 2008
Teacher Training 3498 Views
I hear of so many teachers that spend 60, 70, 80 hours a week working. I like my job. I love my students. I adore teaching, but we don't get paid enough to spend that kind of time on our career. And the best part is that you don't have to.
Feb 17, 2009
Speaking/Listening 3498 Views
Words that sound alike or nearly alike but have different meanings often cause writers and speakers trouble. Here are a few of the most common pairs with correct definitions and examples:
Pursuing a teacher training program in order to have a fulfilling career as an ESL/EFL educator is a mandate nowadays, as good schools and other educational and grooming organisations prefer recruiting trained ESL/EFL aspirants for their learners. Anyway, a trained teacher will always be better and more competent and knowledgeable than their non-trained counterparts, and here lies the primary reason for preferring trained aspirants. There are two types of TEFL training programs available for the aspirants – in the in-class mode and online mode. Both have their set of advantages and disadvantages; however, since this is the age of technology where our lives seem to be functioning highly on it, as it is making our lives easier and smoother, hence we will here focus on online TEFL programs offered by the various training institutes today.
Online TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign Language) courses are beneficial for the candidates who are all busy and occupied with their present work ...
May 17, 2017
Classroom Management 3493 Views
~~Planning and executing effective lessons is of course an extremely important part of teaching. The teacher should always ask themselves the following questions:
What is the objective of the whole lesson?
What is the aim of this activity?
How are learners working together?
Who is speaking to whom?
Is the time being used efficiently?
The focus of any class should be on developing the communicative abilities of the learners. Ideally the speaking ratio should be 30 percent maximum teacher (TTT) and 70 percent minimum learners (STT).
As such teachers need to consider the following when planning lessons to maximize learner-learner interaction.
Whole Class Teaching: This approach is fine for controlled activities and can foster a sense of belonging in the classroom. However it can restrict learners from saying their own thing or can make them feel exposed if they are talking to the whole group (consider the culture of classes you are teaching). Also the transmission ...