Aug 12, 2008
Reading 3231 Views
As a homeschooler one of the most important tasks for you to accomplish in your child at an early age is getting them interested in and developing good reading habits. At an early age learning to recognize letters, the sounds they make and words they eventually form should be an activity and not a structured assignment. A great reading activity for kindergarten aged children, for example is to read to them.
Apr 8, 2016
Classroom Management 3228 Views
What has compelled me to write this article, is often the lack of foresight teachers, particularly in primary schools, put into setting up their rooms.
As a relief/substitute teacher, I have, for example, found it difficult to get around the room to help students. White boards are often put to one side to allow the main central space for an electronic board. This prevents the easy use of the white board when any problems arise.
This article discusses issues that the teacher needs to address to create the best learning environment in the classroom. The three most important considerations are: 1. Ease of movement around the room for your students; 2. Creating a disciplined learning environment; and 3. Making sure that every student can see and hear everything that is going on in the teaching situation.
With these considerations in mind, you need to think seriously about the most appropriate place for the following physical equipment. (My suggestions follow each item). • White and ...
Aug 22, 2010
Speaking/Listening 3227 Views
Listening in the foreign language is the most difficult skill for most learners. Here are some suggestions for improving those listening skills, and recommendations for foreign language learning programs.
Abstract: How to assist in getting English language learners help by building strategies into your lessons, and using these tools to create vocabulary and increase fluency.
Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners
As in any good building, if you want to begin properly, you need to build a solid foundation that will support it through the construction process. Similarly, if you want a student to build a foundation of knowledge, you need to construct a base of learning that will see that person through to understanding of the material. In both cases, this is where scaffolding comes into the picture. Whether you are using verbal scaffolding to model how to pronounce a new word, to instructional scaffolding to intentionally use graphic organizers to prepare students for the content of a new chapter, or building strategies into a lesson is critical for ELL/ESL students. One solution to a student not being able to pronounce a new word correctly, even after several attempts, ...
Nov 14, 2008
Career Development 3225 Views
Teaching English in Korea is an amazing experience. There is a huge demand for ESL teachers in Korea. Korea offers the best contracts in Asia!
Mar 18, 2009
Study Abroad 3225 Views
With education is a primary determinant of overall development in the emerging knowledge economy. To be more independent one must be well qualified and it is such important asset which enables you to lead a happy and successful life. Quality education is what we all desire and the success of a nation depends on its citizens.
Oct 4, 2010
Classroom Materials 3223 Views
When summer ends and the teachers head back to their classrooms, they will be looking for new ways to make teaching easier and more organized. New teachers entering the classroom for the first time will also have their eyes peeled for teaching tips. With that in mind, the following seven items make the must-have list for teachers.
Jul 10, 2009
Grammar 3220 Views
Know about important English Grammar in an easy way. We will provide you with some important English Grammar along with examples to understand the grammar points easily.
Jul 22, 2009
Learning Methodology 3220 Views
Newspapers and other media often paint a dark picture of contemporary education. Studies that compare the knowledge of mathematics of children in different countries add little to the discussion, since many question if teaching algebra to seven-year-old kids makes any sense at all.
Aug 12, 2008
Tutoring/Home School 3216 Views
As the school year takes off, the homework battle begins anew for many parents. Kids don't always want to spend hours on homework when they get out of school, when there are friends to see, games to play and shows to watch.