Jun 15, 2009
Study Skills 2932 Views
Study skills are crucial for your child to be successful in his or her academic career, but they alone are not enough to make your child a straight "A" student. To get the total package, your child needs both study skills and organizational skills. You can help your child learn and master simple organization skills at home, from an early age.
Aug 6, 2011
Career Development 2931 Views
Many job seekers spend a lot of money on futile distribution of resumes and cover letters, especially when they do it by mail or by walk-in. Luckily there are several, more effective ways to make resume submissions for your job hunting endeavors. Here’s how.
English teachers use English as the subject of instruction when teaching students of middle and high schools, as well as college, typically about reading and writing. They handle several different subjects, like grammar, reading comprehension, composition and literature, among others. College students who are majoring in English take highly specialized classes in middle English, literary theory and short story writing, to name a few. The tasks of every English teacher depend on the level of students he/she is teaching.
English teachers give more general classes to students from the middle school level. The subject matter includes grammar, literature and composition. In high school, they teach general classes, as well as particular topics, like creative writing. When it comes to college level, they teach classes that are focused on particular subjects, some of which are American literature, journalism and novel writing.
Some English teachers hold as much as six class periods in a day, ...
Nov 26, 2010
Study Skills 2929 Views
The tried and true method of using flash cards has hung around for a reason. Flash cards work. But for some students, there is an element to using flash cards that makes them even more effective. Let's look at a little twist on how you can use flash cards to help you study more efficiently, learn faster, and hold on to that information longer.
Jan 18, 2010
Reading 2926 Views
To gain knowledge it is very important that you improve your reading skills. It is important for everybody to gain knowledge. To get full advantage of the reading all you need is focus. Reading demands concentration.
Aug 1, 2012
Career Development 2924 Views
What's in a name? Labels are said to have significant meaning, and can also impact the beholder in terms of life affairs. The same can be said of graduates who own a bachelor of arts verses a bachelor of science degree.
Sep 24, 2009
Reading 2920 Views
The library is a great place to go to escape from the world in which we live in. All of us are so used to being trapped in our confining lives that often get stuck in repetitive routines. With a place like the library we are able to pick up another world and dive into it without any consequence.
Sep 23, 2013
Classroom Materials 2920 Views
Recently, I wrote about the concerns some teachers had about technology in the classroom as revealed by a Pew Research study, especially the concern that many new technologies serve to distract more than teach. However, this was not their only concern. 71% listed distraction as a concern but another 58% said that new technologies were making it more difficult for students to learn to write well.
My wife teaches at a major university where students are required to write in APA format. She frequently complains about the deplorable grammar students employ as they get tired or draw too close to an important deadline. Their prose begins to take on the qualities of their texting, which be sheer practice has become their default writing style. Even though this may be a university problem, it is easy to see how this trend would extend to the lower grades as well.
48% of teachers said technology actually lowers the quality of homework. It should come as no surprise that students prefer ...
Jun 30, 2009
Tutoring/Home School 2919 Views
Students can have a difficult enough time trying to function and essentially excel in school under normal circumstances. But when it has been determined that the student has a learning disability, success in school can be that much more difficult.
Jan 29, 2012
Career Development 2918 Views
It is widely acknowledged that teachers play a significant role in helping schools be effective. They are imperative for both quality schools and quality school improvement. The quality of schools cannot be higher than the quality of teachers in them and central to the vigor of and success of a school is the strength of its teacher workforce.