Sep 1, 2009
Teaching 3929 Views
After spending hours memorizing and internalizing the standards for your subject area(s) and grade level(s), you may have decided that driving a sewer pump truck may not have been such a lousy job. After all, sewer pumping is tough and dirty, but when the day is done, the day is done. Teaching days never end.
Apr 12, 2010
Teaching 3928 Views
There are some problems with relying on testing as the primary means of assessing students challenged by math. Diagnostic or prior assessment is essential. We're flying blind without it. But favoring tests over integrated ongoing assessment may miss part of the potential power and value of assessment and even create some of the very problems our better teaching are trying to address.
Jun 25, 2011
Teaching 3928 Views
Conferences are upon us and you might be a little nervous. Well, relax. Teachers are not planning surprises or keeping hidden agendas. Instead, they have been watching, recording, considering, discussing, and reflecting on your child's actions and work since September and now they have the pleasure to share all that information with you! Parent conferences are a formal time for parents and teachers to look at a child and explain the developmental strides he has made.
Feb 8, 2010
Young Learners 3927 Views
America's literacy rates lag far behind other countries. It's time for America to carefully research the most effective ways to teach children how to read, to help our struggling readers, and support our English language learners.
by Rosalinda Flores-Martinez
May 6, 2011
Teaching 3925 Views
Teaching is sharing knowledge and something good about life. Teaching is giving inspiration to students and how they could be the best and good of what they are. Teaching is the teacher as a good example of truth and righteousness.
Jan 22, 2011
Teaching 3924 Views
When I was a kid I was really scared of all my teachers. I would never in a million years have disrespected them or talked back. I would never have cursed at them, shouted at them, laughed at them (unless they were telling a joke) ignored them, rolled my eyes at them, tutted at them, snickered at them, or any of the other disrespectful things that kids today seem to have no problem doing to their teachers.
Dec 30, 2011
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3923 Views
The listening test for IELTS comprises four sections to be completed in 30 minutes with 10 minutes transfer time (40 minutes in total). The recording which the candidates will get their answers from will be played only once. In other words, there is no room for mistakes in this task, for even ...
Jun 24, 2012
Writing 3916 Views
The Productive Skills - Writing
Aug 23, 2008
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 3915 Views
The process of studying for IELTS can be overwhelming. It always is of great importance to one's future and the stakes are usually high. Among countless rules of IELTS it is easy to loose focus and begin drifting in the wrong direction, especially when you have nobody to guide you. This is the reason why people don't receive the score they really deserve. Here are the top 10 mistakes IELTS candidates make.
E-mails are much less formal than official letters. They are quick and easy to send. They also allow you to communicate to a large group simultaneously. Sending e-mails can prevent playing phone tag and save time. However, if you are writing e-mails for business, you need to be more careful with your writing.