Aug 12, 2008
Reading 2955 Views
As we are about to embark on a teaching career we as English teachers need to be aware that our students will not always share the same enthusiasm and passion we have for reading. Jeffrey Wilhelm's article "When Reading is Stupid; the Why, How and What to Do About It" is therefore of particular relevance as it discusses the issue of how teachers can motivate their students to read more.
Jul 6, 2009
Other 2955 Views
How can you train your mind to overcome all of the negative fear and anxiety which is often associated with public speaking, and instead boost positive and confident thought, thereby paving the way to delivering your speech calmly, powerfully and successfully?
Oct 19, 2008
Learning Methodology 2953 Views
Dr. Robert Sylwester is an educator of educators, having received multiple awards during his long career as a master communicator of the implications of brain science research for education and learning. His most recent book is The Adolescent Brain: Reaching for Autonomy (Corwin Press, 2007). He is an Emeritus Professor of Education at the University of Oregon.
I am honored to interview him today.
Jan 3, 2011
Career Development 2953 Views
More and more employers are deciding to interview candidates over the phone, especially if the prospective employee lives in another city or state. Telephone interviews have their own unique advantages and disadvantages. Even though a phone interview may seem easier than a regular interview on the surface, it can actually be quite hard.
Jun 19, 2011
Study Abroad 2952 Views
There's no need to say it, but there are really more than a few benefits to educational tours. From the word itself, an educational tour is something done to gain knowledge while traveling and touring to some place. It creates opportunities for people to think out of the box and see things and places that aren't usually seen in their normal environment.
Aug 9, 2010
Career Development 2951 Views
The importance of skills in the new economy is growing. In fact, almost all industrial sectors are increasingly knowledge-based and economic returns are acquired from a range of 'intangible' outputs, one of which is a worker's skills.
Mar 22, 2009
Study Skills 2950 Views
This ACT test prep course represents the culmination of extensive work on the part of Dr. Lanny Acosta. The Acosta Guided Tour to ACT Success for ACT test prep online is the only online course actually written, developed and taught by the author himself.
Mar 18, 2012
Study Skills 2946 Views
Have you ever taken a moment to watch a honeybee in action? Did you marvel at the way she methodically drifts from flower to flower collecting her "basketfuls" of pollen, only to navigate unerringly back to the hive? Did you ever wonder where she learned to do her job so well and to navigate so precisely? The answer lies with Mother Nature, herself.
May 5, 2009
Study Abroad 2945 Views
As you are leaving your home country in search of knowledge it would definitely be a very thrilling experience for you especially if it is the first experience.
Jun 25, 2011
Other 2943 Views
Anyone? Anyone? Bueller... Bueller... Bueller...
Who knew, when you signed up for your AP Calculus your senior year, that you'd end up with a celebrity doppelganger of Ben Stein for your teacher? Too bad your last name really is Bueller.