Jan 27, 2011
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 4116 Views
There are great numbers of tests that are developed in order to examine the abilities of non-English speakers to use the English language. One of these tests, which puts an emphasis on using English in everyday working activities is Test of English for International Communication or TOEIC.
Mar 18, 2012
Young Learners 4113 Views
Between the ages of key stage one and key stage two, children will be learning their basic literacy skills, which will provide them with the foundation to build a more solid and diverse understand in future years. The subject is commonly split up into 3 different factions. Reading, writing and spelling, however, in some cases spelling is often a sub structure of writing.
Jun 23, 2012
E-Learning/CALL 4113 Views
Ask your learners what they think of e-learning and the chances are there will be one word that trips off many of their tongues - boring. Whether you are a seasoned e-learning designer or you are about to embark on creating e-learning for the first time, instructional design training can help you better understand how to develop boredom-busting e-learning first time and every time.
Aug 22, 2008
Teacher Training 4111 Views
A Teacher Certification Test is required for all professional educators. For most, this test is crucial for the future of their careers. Thorough preparation is therefore necessary months before the scheduled test. We have compiled several helpful tips for the Teacher Certification Test Preparation.
Feb 12, 2012
Classroom Materials 4111 Views
Multimedia instructional environments are widely recognized to hold great potential for improving the way that people learn (Mayer, 1999, Sweller, 1999; van Merrienboer, 1997).In this article ,we examine the role of multimedia (including computer ,animation ,video ) in English language teaching. According to some studies , using multimedia in the classroom improve learning process, so we are going to prove some statements like: multimedia can promote learning, the reason for using multimedia, how to involve students using multimedia, And when and how can multimedia affect learning.
Sep 10, 2010
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 4108 Views
TOEFL test is undeniably the world's most popular English Language test. It is conducted at over 45000 administration site across 165 countries. The test so far has been taken by about 25 million students so far. The TOEFL is now conducted globally in two formats Internet Based Test (IBT) and Paper Based Test (PBT).
Sep 16, 2010
Other 4107 Views
In the past 10 years, the world has tried to teach us many things about education and the business of education. Before the year 2000, we thought we knew it all. There was a formula/algorithm/process developed by studying the successes of the 1950s and 1960s. In the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s the assumption was if you applied the formula with diligence, success would follow. For the majority of parochial schools that was true.
Dec 9, 2015
Teaching Methodology 4106 Views
With the No Child Left Behind legislation, teachers are being increasingly pressured to meet several standards, both at the state level and federal, as well as being accountable for the progress of their diverse student body. Many teachers don't feel comfortable teaching English Learners, and so presenting the content in a way that is efficient and effective can appear daunting.
The answer may be in integrating across content areas. According to the Utah Education Network, when we integrate content areas, instruction increases in depth and cross curricular connections to real life emerges. With English Learners, this will mean more opportunities to explore, investigate, and, scaffolded learning through the use of funds of knowledge, and motivation to demonstrate and share findings through multiple channels of production.
Short and Eschevarria (1999) recalls how teachers find the task of fitting all standards of language skills and content into each and every language lesson. They ...
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.
Feb 15, 2010
Classroom Management 4103 Views
Well, of course you should not tackle them (though, sometimes you may want to). But there are ways of handling that clump of students who cannot seem to resist the temptation to talk, whisper, and pass notes. As the fifth in a series of eight articles on classroom management, this piece will give strategies to help you rein in your gaggle of gossipers.