The opportunity to teach English overseas can be a wonderful experience. Overseas work gives you the chance to see other countries and experience other cultures. Before you make a commitment to teach or work overseas, make sure you are fully informed about the country you'll be working in, requirements for foreigners working in the country, and the documents you'll need.
Mar 19, 2010
Other 5674 Views
A list of character traits for quick reference is a valuable commodity for anyone to own and use. Whether you are engaging in a self-help effort or teaching moral values in a school setting, you will want to find the best such catalog available and treasure it.
Aug 26, 2009
Teaching Methodology 5671 Views
American higher education is shifting from a focus on what teachers teach to what learners learn. The role of teachers is shifting from one of disseminator of knowledge to facilitator of learning. One of the ways that we can encourage the shift to occur is in the construction of learning centered syllabi.
Sep 22, 2009
Pronunciation/Phonics 5671 Views
Major research studies have shown the benefits of systematic, explicit phonics instruction in early grades (Adams, 1990; Beck & Juel, 1995; Chall, 1996; Chall & Popp, 1996) Consider using the following phonological and phonemic awareness activities either in a one-on-one framework or in whole class instruction.
People who wish to go for teaching abroad will be easily satisfied if they see a handsome income from it and they do not care about the reputation of the institution and other important factors that need to be confirmed of its authenticity.
TEFL is an acronym for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and is used when talking about teaching people who do NOT live in English speaking countries. On the other hand, Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) is used when talking about teaching English to people who do not speak it natively but DO live in an English speaking country.
When I decided to train as a TEFL teacher in Madrid I discovered that like many important decisions I had to step away from it and carefully evaluate all of the aspects of where this could take me. After years of helping future teachers decide what TEFL course is right for them, I have worked out a fairly simple set of guidelines to find the right course for you.
The benefits and reasons behind why learning English in an English speaking country can enhance and improve your own personal experience of learning English. Read on for more information.
Sep 23, 2008
Adults 5647 Views
This is an article about the author's experience teaching a class of immigrants to the United States of America and a description of some of the techniques the author used.
Oct 4, 2009
Classroom Management 5644 Views
Freedom in the Montessori classroom is often misunderstood not only by the parents, but also by some teachers. What we need to remember is that from a Montessori point of view freedom is not the right to do what one wishes without thought or consideration for others.