Tagged: Teaching

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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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Assessment Strategies

Assessment Strategies: Formative, Summative and Alternative Assessment Teachers use formative and summative assessment to test their students progress. Formative assessment is used to evaluate students’ progress and understanding in order to identify learning needs...

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The chaos theory and language teaching

The chaos theory and language teaching The edge of chaos is a blog by Willy Cardoso about complex theory and language teaching. It was originally a Pecha Kucha presentation he gave he gave in...

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Class Management: Everybody Makes Mistakes

Class Management Because every body makes mistakes, even experienced teachers, you mustn’t take it too personally. In the following article Mary Ellen Flannery makes a list of  five of the most common missteps and...

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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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What Teachers Make?

What Teachers Make? What Teachers Make? A hard question to answer. Taylor Mali tries to answer it in a humorous and energetic way. He convincingly shows how a teacher makes a difference. Before watching...

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Studying Poems: Analysis of Poems

Studying Poems: Analysis of Poems This is the 7th lesson in the series, “Studying Poems.” This lesson offers suggestions on how to read poetry for enjoyment and how to analyze poetry and comment on...