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.
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.
When a school searches for a new teacher for an open teaching position, they already have an image of the teacher they want. Every school has certain qualities they feel a teacher must have to be successful. Those qualities can be many things depending on the needs and location of the school. While the qualities that each school considers important may vary, there are usually shared qualities that all schools would consider important to the job.
I wanted to talk about interviewing from both perspectives which are that of the ESL/EFL teacher looking for a new teaching job and that from the ESL/EFL school looking for a new teacher to fill their available teaching position. Keep in mind that this is just my advice and opinion on the matter. You should decide what you find useful and what does or doesn't work for you.
What's happening with your college term papers and essays? Unfortunately, that's a question that a lot of student's cannot or do not want to answer. I see students on almost a daily basis who have the term paper blues. Their biggest problem? They just can't seem to get started. They procrastinate and rationalize. They put off doing their assignments until the eleventh hour.
Learning To Be Your Own Boss
Making your own hours, having complete creative control, deciding on the direction of the company - these are just some of the benefits to being your own boss. There are many advantages to shunning the corporate world and building a company that reflects your own personal tastes. However, starting your own business is not without its challenges, for if it were, we would all be self-employed. Without a fundamental knowledge of how business works, your chances of success are greatly decreased.
Attending international school job fairs can be a harrowing experience, but are an efficient strategy to incorporate into your hunt for a teaching job abroad. All international teachers have a few stories to tell about their experiences at these job fairs.
Despite what you may have heard or thought, managers are not born. This notion of coming out of the womb equipped with a dazzling ability to lead is a false one. Instead, successful managers have learned a set of skills that help them to lead with confidence and authority. People who are committed to achieving success with other individuals in a work environment should understand that good management takes time and practice.
For over 25 years, major corporations and organizations throughout the world have used the concepts of Situational Leadership to improve the effectiveness of their managers. Dr. Heresy and Dr. Blanshard at Ohio State University to provide managers with a practical and simple approach to achieve the best results from their people developed one of the most outstanding leadership models.
Let me set the scene for a moment…
The interview committee at a well-respected, very competitive, high-paying school district has narrowed down its huge list of 500 applicants to the final three. The finalists would all make great additions to the school, but the interview committee can only hire one so they decide to...