Sep 4, 2013
Reading 3329 Views
Nothing can change an ardent reader’s love for books. Books are food for their thought. Most people cling to their love for books amidst a flood of other choices such as movies, music and games. Books teleport you into another world where you can let your imagination run wild. Most people love books that they can relate to. Such books make you think profoundly and teach you the essence of life.
We bring to you the top 5 most-loved books of all times that would certainly satiate your mind of its craving for words. These books are readily available on Amazon at a very sensible price.
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Count of Monte Cristo is authored by French novelist Alexandre Dumas. The book is based on real-life incident of writer’s wrong imprisonment. The Count of Monte Cristo showcases the state of bureaucratic and social affair prevalent in Italy and France during the nineteenth century. It is an epic saga that depicts the roller coaster ride of Edmond Dantés agonized life from ...
Sep 21, 2008
Learning Methodology 3328 Views
A funny topic? No! It is very serious. As an English teacher, do you make your students learn what they need to know? There are courses all over the world that promise a Himalayan change in every learner. I don’t think the learners have got what they want in most occasions.
Jul 3, 2012
Speaking/Listening 3328 Views
English wasn't his first language. I was once coaching a young man of Chinese origin in public speaking, *Sam, who was extremely fearful of speaking before groups. Apart from the universal fears of 'being nervous', 'making a fool of himself', 'not being interesting' and 'being judged by others', his overriding fear was that of feeling humiliated in front of his peers because English wasn't his first language.
Oct 1, 2010
Speaking/Listening 3327 Views
If you're an English Language Learner you already know how difficult learning the English language may be, so welcome to part three of six in this series. Speaking from experience, it's in our best interest to improve our communication skills when it comes to writing and speaking, so therefore the focus of this six-part series is centered on the parts of speech.
Sep 17, 2012
Teacher Training 3327 Views
Research journals are filled with strategies to motivate students to increase student engagement and performance. It seems to me, an important prerequisite question isn't asked enough. That is, how do you motivate teachers to be more effective? If teachers aren't motivated to improve the performance of their students, the students are not likely to be motivated themselves. To motivate teachers it is important to understand more about motivation.
May 30, 2010
Other 3326 Views
Having interacted with a number of schools across America, almost every school student wanted an answer to this question. So, do school uniforms really make any difference and if so, what are the good and bad effects of making students wear uniforms.
Oct 7, 2011
Career Development 3326 Views
Education and immigration authorities in some countries are getting tougher and it is becoming more difficult to find a niche. Jobs are out there though but you have to go where the jobs are. What you will find is that the law of supply and demand still works.
Apr 4, 2015
Teaching 3325 Views
All through history, great thinkers from all areas of society have spoken on the importance of having a good education, but recently the importance of a good education has been under attack. Critic's claim it's gotten too expensive and has very little value compared to its costs.
History as well as the current geopolitical circumstances proves that the long term cost of an uneducated society can be even more disastrous. With so many nations developing at a frantic rate, the need for a top notch education system can't be overestimated. In order for us to remain competitive we need people with the knowledge, skills and discipline for the next century. Many developing nations already recognize that their most valued asset is their young. In some countries after a person graduates from high school, they're required to either join the military or go to college, cost free. Both are part of a continuing education that helps impart critical thinking skills, discipline, and life skills. Some ...
Oct 15, 2016
Young Learners 3324 Views
Preschools have become a great place for the child to explore and learn the basics of life. It moulds the child in the proper way and develops interests in various aspects as the child is exposed to all new environment. Child care specialists in preschools are trained to better understand and nurture the children in a play way manner. However, not all preschools are able to provide a good environment for the child and so it is good to keep the following points before making a final choice:
1) Reputation of the school 2) Education qualification of the staff 3) Opportunities for play 4) Nap Time 5) Snacks time
Importance of preschool can never be overemphasized as the following list gives a clear picture of the foundation laid down by such schools in a child's life.
Preparing for Kindergarten
One of the most important benefits of preschools is that they nurture the child to accept new people and adjust to new places. Besides, they are also taught some basic academic aspects in a fun and ...
Apr 23, 2012
Teacher Training 3322 Views
Being a good ESL teacher requires more than simply speaking the language. Teachers must have a sophisticated understanding of how the English language works, then be able to teach in a lively manner and develop coherent, well-structured lesson plans. Although this may seem daunting to new ESL teachers, the rewards of seeing students steadily progress and gain fluency in the language are irreplaceable and make all of the effort worthwhile!