Sep 18, 2010
Classroom Management 4078 Views
Teachers often find they have more jobs to do than people to do them. It's common for a good number of people to volunteer at the beginning of the school year, but when projects begin, only a valuable few actually follow through with their commitment. As they say, "many hands make light work,"
Aug 12, 2008
Career Development 4076 Views
When you were in school, did you ever notice that some students hardly studied at all and still got good marks? While you on the other hand needed to study hard to get the same results. Yet some classes you needed to study less than others to get the same results. There are numerous psychological and motivational reasons why this is so, but the major influence is the difference in brain processing between the student and the teacher.
by Meggin McIntosh, Ph.D.
Sep 18, 2009
Lesson Planning 4075 Views
You will be faced with censorship - if not this week, this month, or this year - then sometime during your teaching career. Depending on what subject or grade level you teach, you may have to deal with an individual concern regarding something in your curriculum or you may have to address an entire semi- or formally-organized group that is opposed to a book, learning activity, or visual image you are using.
Jan 5, 2011
Young Learners 4074 Views
There are several major preschool curricula on offer. With a growth in demand for high quality education, even at a young age, preschool programs are evolving to offer comprehensive teaching standards that stem from research or academic research.
Sep 5, 2008
Young Learners 4073 Views
You may have noticed the prevalence of rhyme in children's books and songs, but have you ever wondered why? There are several reasons why educators, authors, and song writers who target young children use rhyme so much.
English is quite a difficult language to get to grips with. Many non-native people who attempt to learn English find themselves making a few common mistakes. However, coming up against such obstacles should not deter any language students. What follows are examples of a few commonly made mistakes, which will hopefully enable students learning English to avoid or overcome them.
Jan 18, 2010
Teaching 4063 Views
One of the most in demand professions Down Under is teaching in Australia. Many districts, in order to either upgrade or maintain the level of the profession in Australia, have opted to tap the overseas worker market to fill the vacancies.
TEFL which stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language and TESOL which stands for Teaching English to Students of Other Languages are courses for teaching aspirants who wish to teach and travel at the same time. Travelling to various different places and teaching students there entitles dealing with a wide variety of students belonging to various different races, culture, origins. If someone loves to travel and meet different unknown people, is comfortable interacting with them, and has the capability to adjust in just about any circumstances, loves adventure or the idea of it, and is looking forward to a successful profession that involves all the above , then pursuing a Bachelor’s degree course would be appropriate. The course can also be pursued by those looking to master the modern and new-age ESL/EFL teaching techniques and become an accomplished educator.
A BA in TEFL can be pursued by any aspirant with a minimum educational qualification of 10+2 or equivalent from a ...
Jun 8, 2009
Career Development 4060 Views
Do you want to get admission in top management institutes of India? If yes, Group discussion (GD) is also an important part of MBA entrance exam. After clearing common exams such as CAT, MAT etc, students have to pass GD round too. This is a discussion by a group people where they exchange their thoughts and ideas.
Nov 23, 2010
Learning Methodology 4060 Views
The brain is powered by electromagnetic energy. Whether we are mentally active, resting or asleep, the brain always has electrical activity. By attaching electrodes to the scalp, we can view and analyze the traces of electrical activity that represent the brainwaves. Four types of Brainwaves will be discussed.