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Resist the Push to Follow the Crowd The greatest obstacle to effective and successful teaching doesn’t lie outside the profession, but within the profession. Over my almost 30 years of teaching, half as an elementary teacher, and the other half as a university professor, I have been constantly bombarded by other teachers meaning to stifle my voice. I recall during my first elementary teaching job the principal telling me that he admired my resolve at not giving into peer pressure to “follow the crowd.” At the time, I was not exactly sure I knew what he meant. It wasn’t until years late
Guidelines For The New Teacher In primary and lower secondary year levels, it is not a big issue unless the child is often absent from exams and other assessment items. What should happen, in most cases, is the absent child's name is put on an exam paper on the day of the test. Then, on return to school, the test is given to the child to do in a quiet place at an appropriate time under exam conditions.
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Parents who are stressed and exhausted by helping with homework feel that way because they make their child's homework their problem rather than their child's. And it needn't be that way! Here are three things that you can stop doing right now so that the stress and exhaustion disappears. ...
Resigning from any job is difficult. Resigning mid contract from a teaching position is very complicated. When a teaching contract is signed, both parties intend for the contract to be continued for an entire academic year. Schools hate to lose teachers mid-year because it disrupts the students’ educational experience and decreases their yearly academic progress. Although this is something that schools do not like, it does happen.
English as a Second Language (ESL) has always been an attraction as a good way for people to explore other countries, learn about new cultures and have their travel expenses paid for. Many factors have contributed recently to the huge global need for English teachers. The popularity of the Internet has created a desire in millions of non-English speakers to learn to communicate in English.