Mar 13, 2009
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3158 Views
If you are planning to study abroad, you will likely have to undergo the obligatory standardized test, which can be either or the combination of GRE, TOEFL, IELTS, GMAT, SAT, OET.
Oct 16, 2011
Career Development 3158 Views
Recent figures have shown that 1 in 6 primary school children in the UK have English as a second language. This has led to some concern that teachers are becoming overburdened with the pressures brought by a multi-lingual classroom. Schools, too, are said to be struggling, because teaching children with a variety of needs requires hiring extra teaching assistants in an already cash-strapped education system.
Oct 18, 2011
Career Development 3158 Views
Teaching overseas is an exciting opportunity, and one that is being increasingly sought after by educators, especially graduating students or those who have been in the industry for many years. Unfortunately, many people find the process of overseas job hunting confusing and complex. Job seekers can relieve this feeling if they do some research prior to beginning the job search process.
Content and language integrated learning, more commonly known as CLIL, is a term coined in 1994 and originally defined as a set of educational methods which aim at teaching a subject in a foreign language, thus bearing a dual focus: learning the contents of a subject and a foreign language, simultaneously. Since then, many authors have strived to further define what CLIL means, as well as to gain further insight into what it implies. Coyle et al (2010) define it as "an educational approach in which various language-supportive methodologies are used which lead to a dual-focused form of instruction, where attention is given both to the language and the content". If we look at both definitions, the former given by Kohonen (1994) through UniCOM (a project integrating the University of Jyväskylä (Finland) and the European Platform for Dutch Education), we see that most elements are repeated, namely educational methods/approach, dual focus, language and content, etc. Hence, ...
Nov 12, 2016
Classroom Management 3156 Views
One of the profound challenges that teachers face these days is - classroom behavior. Disruptive behavior results in lost teaching time and un-conducive learning environment. The key to nipping behavioral problems in the bud; is to create a positive environment in classroom.
There are a lot of ways and means to encourage positive behavior in classrooms, but, to begin with - laying a good foundation in pupils is the most important aspect.
Here are some tips and guidelines to bring about positive behavior amongst students.
This is one of the most important regimen which a teacher can deploy to bring about order, discipline and attentiveness in a class. A teacher should resist from conducting a class until there is complete order restored. Persistence is one of the fundamental and effective tools, which a teacher can use to get the class to behave.
Students should ideally live up to the expectations of teachers. It is the duty of the teachers to ensure that ...
Apr 4, 2009
E-Learning/CALL 3155 Views
Technology changes and growth rates are increasing exponentially, demanding higher expectations that your company is fully adept and qualified with the most current expertise.
Dec 11, 2008
Writing 3152 Views
Learning, learning, and more learning. Writing and learning. Writing across the curriculum. As a teacher, you know how learning and writing are connected.
Apr 28, 2010
Tutoring/Home School 3151 Views
As a tutor, it is common to find yourself tutoring a student with learning difficulties. These students need a learning environment which will facilitate their unique needs. This is often not available in a public classroom setting. These top tips will show you what you need to do.
Feb 25, 2013
Teacher Training 3151 Views
OK, so the title of this article might have confused you a little bit. After all, when you go off teaching English overseas, YOU'RE the teacher! What could you possibly LEARN?
Apr 20, 2009
Classroom Materials 3150 Views
As a higher education administrator, you need to stay up to date on all of the latest in technological innovations: it is a guarantee that your students are, and your faculty probably is as well! Although Power Point presentations aren't new and you've been using them for a long time, there are ways to make them work better.