Online recruiting continues to become more vital every day. The computer with a wireless hookup to the Internet is becoming ubiquitous. The students (think early adopters) that you are looking to recruit are ahead of the curve.
When teaching TEFL it is always beneficial to have some ESL games handy to reward the students when they behave well and work hard. In this article I will describe my three favourite ESL games.
Teaching English as a second language is a division of education that is continually growing. Teachers wishing to acquire a job in education may be more likely to do so if they look for a job in an area such as ESL or ESOL. The competition for ESL jobs is usually not as stiff as the competition for regular classroom teaching jobs.
Aug 31, 2008
Teacher Training 5918 Views
In western countries the history of teacher training and education, theories of teaching and education of teachers, in western countries, began in the first decade of the 18th century in Germany, with teaching seminaries preparing teachers to teach. In the history of education and teaching this was the first formal teacher training.
"Do you understand?" is one of the worst questions that can be asked in an ESL classroom. Many times students will answer in the affirmative in hopes of understanding later. Instead of asking if they understand, a good ESL teacher will strive to see if the student really does understand or not. This can be accomplished by eliciting information from a student.
Feb 11, 2009
Teaching Methodology 5912 Views
Your students are deathly afraid of making mistakes and looking stupid in front of their peers. Failure hurts...especially at school...especially in front of their friends. Were you ever humiliated in front of your classmates? I was. It still hurts!
Jun 19, 2009
Reading 5906 Views
What is meant by extensive reading? How does it differ from other forms of reading such as intensive reading? In the following paper the basic features, principles and benefits of extensive reading to language learners, especially those studying English as a foreign language, will be discussed. In addition, some basic tips on implementing an extensive reading program within an small college or school setting will be given. It is hoped this paper, although not exhaustive, or even unique, will provide teachers and administrators interested in extensive reading with some useful and practical information and advice.
From making it longer to making it shorter, these techniques will help avoid misunderstanding in your classes
Sep 23, 2008
Teaching Methodology 5891 Views
Academic dishonesty includes cheating and plagiarism, the theft of ideas and other forms of intellectual property that occur within an educational setting. In high school, a standard penalty for academic dishonesty is a failing grade, while in college it can result in expulsion. The most widely spread forms of academic dishonesty are cheating and plagiarism.
Oct 16, 2008
Lesson Planning 5878 Views
First you found a killer science project idea, then you did a great science project. Now, you've got to write it all up to compete in your science fair. Your written report is the single most important part of any science fair project. A well-written report can make a pathetic project look pretty good, and a good project look exceptional.