Sep 17, 2012
Career Development 3063 Views
n my experience as an adult educator and life-long learner, I have found that adult learners returning to formal study for the first time, have often had negative learning experiences at school, and as a result of this, they lack confidence when it comes to studying and learning. These barriers to learning need to be addressed.
by Beverly L. Stewart, M.ED.
May 31, 2009
Other 3061 Views
Many kids see summer as three months of sleeping late, spending time at the pool, and hanging out with friends. While parents want their children to enjoy the break, they also want it to be a productive time. They know instinctively what education researchers have proven again and again:
Feb 2, 2012
Other 3058 Views
I'm convinced that they either don't get it and never will or they get it but refuse to acknowledge it. The fact of the matter is we've been dealing with a dysfunctional education system for a long time and the so called solutions out number the days in a year for each year this problem has existed.
The main vector of the Old English language in the history of the English language was formed with settlement of Germanic tribes of Angles, Saxons and Jutes on the British Isles in the 5th century, who came to Britain, which was the Roman province during 400 years, and settled there after the breakdown of the Roman Empire. The original geographical names that had survived since that time, originated from the language of the Celtic population of Britain subjugated by the Anglo-Saxons. At that time, the population of Britain communicated basically, like all Roman provinces, in Latin - simplified official Latin language. The Germanic tribes that had replaced the Romans, actively adopted the Latin lexis. At that time, Christianity was actively spread in Britain, and during the 6th century the Latin alphabet had already replaced the Old German runes, and influence of the Latin language reflected on the English lexis. Given close interaction with related dialects of Scandinavian tribes - ...
Oct 16, 2011
Study Skills 3057 Views
Why does studying feel like a prison sentence? Common phrases like 'no pain, no gain' give the impression that we ought to be suffering whilst we study. It's almost as though the only way to know if we're putting in enough work is the sense of hardship we endure.
by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D.
Aug 6, 2009
Teacher Training 3055 Views
Many teachers have never created any 'boundaries,' i.e., clear delineations, which may be physical or 'virtual,' where they draw the line. Do you and those around you know what your boundaries are?
Apr 23, 2012
Grammar 3055 Views
Learning grammar can be frustrating and seemingly impossible, so spicing up the learning process with games or activities can make this less tedious and more enjoyable. Games are a good way to hold children's interest while getting them to do a somewhat repetitive activity, and this is a crucial aspect of the process of learning grammar.
May 26, 2012
Writing 3054 Views
It is about the time of that term that students are preparing the first round of assignments. So here are some things to remember when writing essays. Good writing is simple. By understanding word choice and structure you can get your point across in a clear concise manner. This guide address both the artistic side and the structural side of preparing a quality essay.
Feb 2, 2011
Study Skills 3053 Views
Through out my High school and college educations, there was this one thing I observed frequently, which is, most students did not know how to study effectively, thus, how to pass exams was most students' headache. But I strongly believe that with the right study techniques, study skills, study methods as well as the right study guide, every student can easily pass exams.
Sep 29, 2010
Other 3052 Views
School has been in session for a couple of weeks by now and the novelty has started to wear off. Now is the time to think about whether your child is in the right class, and decide what you can do to make a difference.