Education is all about cultivating learning and no matter which age group it caters to, it requires some serious approach especially when it comes to early childhood education. If someone has the affinity towards taking care of children and teaching them, especially the English language, then TEFL for young learners is a great way to do that. Teaching English to young learners has been gaining a lot of importance today. On the other hand, in this present time parents are more than willing to send their kids to English language classes and this has led to a huge demand for trained EFL/ESL teachers.
Schools are playing an important role when it comes to learning English. The schools generally run on professional methods where they know exactly how to teach children a foreign or second language and help them to grasp a new language – English in this case. Teaching English to young learners is challenging and rewarding all at the same time and English language learning can be tough for ...
Jul 3, 2012
Teaching Methodology 5873 Views
Most Teacher Training Courses today offer Preschool or Nursery Teachers Training. Preschool students are usually between 2 to 6 years old. Developmental psychologists have identified this stage as the most important developmental stage in a person's life. So, it is crucial to give these children the right kind of start in life so that they can become responsible citizens of tomorrow.
Where is the best place to teach overseas? It is hard to decide where to go when you look at the scope of unique and exciting experiences that are available in the different regions around the world. This article is designed to give you information regarding the way your decision about where to teach overseas can affect your lifestyle while you are teaching abroad.
Sep 29, 2008
Young Learners 5859 Views
It is so important for every child to be prepared for the educational field. A good way for sucess is to be prepared. Parents can find the expectations of their child's grade and help them achieve those standards.
There's nothing like authentic motivation to uplift the learning quotient of language students. Well-motivated ESL students learn faster, retain lessons better, discover opportunities to apply lesson principles more frequently, and express themselves in English more fluently compared to students who lack proper motivation.
Problems. What would we English teachers ever do without them? You might think, “Well, I certainly would like to live without any problems”: But would you really? Problems and difficulties in EFL and language teaching are notorious for forcing change, creative thinking and spurring new growth when we are impelled, as it were, into new directions and venues we’d not otherwise choose. Problems? Bring’em on.
Feb 18, 2010
Lesson Planning 5841 Views
Free character education lesson plans are the subject of much wishing by educators. It reminds me of the idiom: "If wishes were horses, beggars would ride." First recorded about 1628 in a collection of Scottish proverbs, that idiom suggests that if we could have what we want simply by wishing, our lives would be easy. It suggests, too, that wishing is useless; we are apt to get much better results with action.
Dec 22, 2009
Teaching 5824 Views
Let's see if there are any other categories we can add to this list. Use this list to help you reflect on your teaching. Answer these questions after you have taught a lesson.
May 10, 2015
Teacher Training 5823 Views
In today's scenario, continuous training and development form the building blocks of successful teaching, irrespective of a teacher's experience. Therefore, professional development programs for teachers are gaining prevalence across the world. These programs are available in various forms, including teacher workshops, teacher training programs, teacher seminars and so on. However, the main objective is the same empowering teachers with new skills and knowledge in order to ensure optimum learning and development of students.
In India, most of the renowned professional development programs for teachers cover various aspects of teaching. Let's have a look at these aspects.
- Social and emotional skills: It is important to cover social and emotional aspects of teaching during a teacher's training program. Fostering teachers' emotional awareness holds the key to optimizing teacher effectiveness in the classroom. This awareness enables teachers to understand students' emotions in different ...
Jan 22, 2010
Classroom Management 5821 Views
It's been said that teaching is 90% classroom management - and that's 100% true. If you've ever had "one of those days" in the classroom where nothing seemed to go right, then you know what I mean. Here's what to do when your students won't stop talking.