Aug 21, 2011
Young Learners 4037 Views
A child's early years are a time of rapid development and learning. It is the time when their creative, social, intellectual, and communicational skills first start to take shape and research has found that technology can play a great role in a child's early development. While it isn't a good idea to set kids loose on a computer before they're 3 years old, the preschool years (from 3 to 5) are the perfect time to let them begin their relationship with technology.
Nov 17, 2010
Teaching 4033 Views
The simplicity of copying files from one computer to another has helped facilitate the sharing and stealing of original work between students and professionals. Educators are facing increasing challenges in trying to safe guard the notions of academic integrity once so firmly instilled in a previous generation and prevent ongoing cases of plagiarism.
Dec 23, 2009
Career Development 4029 Views
Bad classroom management is a phase that every teacher tries to avoid. This simply implies that you are ineffective as a teacher. In one way or another, mentors often experience incompetence issues. After all, class management is a skill that can't be taught and digested in a single day. It is watered by years of experience.
When learning a new language it's always great to get out there and interact, get real-life experience and learn from those who use the dialect every day. However, it's not uncommon to seek safety in the traditional non-interactive methods of language learning such as CDs, books and classes. But why is this? When more progressive methods are proven to yield better results what is the lure of sticking our nose in a book and repeating words under our breath?
Nov 12, 2009
Classroom Management 4026 Views
I recently introduced you to Jimmy's story. Here I'll tell you of my first meeting with him. Hope you enjoy it ...
Learning English is something that you really have to do if you want to make it big in today's world. Between the type of English common in the United States and the one in the United Kingdom, most of the world's population is represented in terms of people that know how to speak the language.
Aug 29, 2009
Young Learners 4021 Views
How did someone like me end up an educator with a book on the rules of teaching and learning? It's really only natural. I have always been a student and even now at the ripe age of 92 (if you count principal years like dog years), I am still a student both formally and informally.
Aug 12, 2008
Career Development 4020 Views
Test Taking day is the most dreaded day of school. It is the moment in which your skills and knowledge are assessed against other classmates. Testing may not be ideal, but it is essential when gauging material comprehension. Some students excel during testing situations. Other students, however, become nervous and frazzled. This causes them to perform poorly. To minimize anxiety and maximize performance, there are 10 basic test taking tips one should follow.
May 13, 2009
Writing 4018 Views
The biggest question asked by many writers is 'how to write an essay?' Essay writing is an activity which requires appropriate knowledge and understanding about any given topic. The content of an essay is very important and it should not only be well written but should also be interesting.
Jan 9, 2011
Speaking/Listening 4017 Views
Are you aware that there are different kinds of listening practice? And once we call them extensive and intensive listening practice, do you know the difference between them? Read this article to find their differences so you can start using them more effectively now.