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An Apology From A Teacher

An Apology From A Teacher Lizanne Foster, who currently teaches in Surrey, British Columbia, wrote an interesting article entitled “An Apology From A Teacher”, a criticism of the American educational system. The essence of...

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Second Language Learning Difficulties

Second Language Learning Difficulties Second Language learners face so many difficulties mainly because of the negative interference of the mother tongue and the cultural differences. Language transfer Language transfer designates the interference of the...

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Oppia the Google’s Educational Tool

Oppia the Google’s Educational Tool Google has launched Oppia which is a new educational tool. It is an online tool that aims at making it easy for anyone to create on line interactive activities...

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Common Core State Standards

How the Common Core State Standards will help students achieve at high levels Although you may argue that students are not machines and that learners don’t have the same educational needs or abilities, claiming...

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The Power of Reading – Stephen Krashen

The Power of Reading – Stephen Krashen Professor Stephen Krashen is talking about literacy and how we can reach the highest levels of literacy. As an expert he says that there is only one...

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Sexism is daily reality for girls in the UK

Sexism is daily reality for girls According to Girlguiding, a girl guiding association in the UK, Sexism is daily reality for girls. The association published a report, Equality for Girls, where they condemn the...

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Paulo Freire’s Critical Pedagogy

Paulo Freire Paulo Freire was a Brazilian educator and philosopher. He was an influential figure in theorizing about critical pedagogy. His influential work, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, lays out the fundamental principles of critical...

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Paper exams will be replaced by online tests

Goodbye to paper tests Technology will dominate more and more the way we perceive education. It will not only have an impact on how we teach our students but also on how we test...

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Best teachers build character

Jay Mathews is an education columnist and blogger for the Washington Post, his employer for 40 years. In this article he describes a day inside the class of Rafe Esquith, 59, a teacher in...

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American Educational System: Quality versus Quantity

Nancy Pine, a teacher and international educator, is asking probing questions about the American educational system and compares it to how the Chinese view the education of their children. The fundamental questions that she...