I've always, my whole life long, had the sneaking suspicion that adults really didn't know much and were just as scared as us kids and as frightfully "groping". My suspicions were confirmed as I reached adulthood and realized that adults don't "know it all", nor possess some magical "togetherness".
What are the 21st century skills that English teachers should incorporate? What are the keys to being English teachers in this century? What is the value contribution of ‘Our World’, ‘Welcome to our World’ and ‘Explore Our World’ Series that National Geographic Learning offers to teachers and children at the primary level of education? Interview with Dr. Joan Kang Shin in occasion of her recent conference 'Are you a 21st century teacher?' realized in the city of Lima (Peru) on August 27th…Continue
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The web has had so much of a socializing effect for businesses, entrepreneurs and people from across the globe, that it has created an increased need to speak more than one language, which offers great opportunities to people who speak foreign languages. Nowadays, you can easily find e a number of jobs for foreign language teachers and instructors on Gumtree and other job opportunity sites.
Learning a new language is difficult for anyone but…Continue
Technology has been used in education since the first teacher scratched a drawing on a rock face. What's interesting is how it has evolved and spread so that it is ubiquitous, in the background, taken for granted.
That's the point we need to reach - so the use of the technology doesn't interfere at…Continue
Here are a few things that might help you as you "get back at it".
This is a must watch film. Mostly for the questions it will have us teachers asking ourselves about modern schooling and our role within it.
The film challenges and "derobes" the thing that we know as school. It asks us - "Isn't there a better way?"
Grab a drink, turn it on and begin to think, question, examine, simplify .....
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