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Added by Thomas Whitby on September 13, 2018 at 2:33pm — No Comments
If a doctor, who is faced with a patient exhibiting multiple symptoms of an unknown disease, were to address each of the symptoms rather than addressing the disease itself, he/she might find the outcome for that patient to be disastrous in the long run. The patient might have had the symptoms lessened, but the disease would eventually win out with a poor outcome for the patient.
Our education system is…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on August 30, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments
English Irregular Verbs ... Every English Language learner I know and anyone that has ever been a learner of it can tell you numerous stories on how boring and torturing it has or it had been to memorize the past tense of the irregular verbs in English! And just when they thought they had been over with this long list, there came the third column with…Continue
Added by Vivi Hamilou on August 17, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments
Information Technology (IT) is the latest trend because this field is expanding in all the other fields from medical to law. Students after their masters in various fields of computer science when start a PhD program seems confused in deciding their…Continue
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Learning a foreign is a very complex process. And, it becomes even more difficult if you want to learn it by yourself. When you go to classes and have a trainer to teach you that language in various lessons, things are quite easy. However, if you decide to do it by yourself, you should be prepared not only for finding the ambition to keep learning that language, but also for a lot of work to prepare the right materials.
You will need to be very organized and do extensive research to…Continue
Added by Kristin Savage on July 23, 2018 at 7:04am — No Comments
Leadership is one of the most appreciated values in modern business. Genuine leaders have by far the biggest chance to become successful entrepreneurs or earn top management positions in large corporations. But there is a catch here – most companies are struggling to find leaders.
According to the research, more than 80% of organizations…Continue
Added by Laura Buckler on May 31, 2018 at 7:47am — No Comments
Words are powerful.
And you do not only know that since your last exam. A single word can change everything: it can make you the victor, save relationships, calm you down or pull you into the abyss.
Finding the right words is an art that not everyone masters. Some use their words inflationary and put one empty phrase to the next. Others put every word on the gold scale and interpret everything possible into what is said.
But your choice of words not only affects how…Continue
Added by Patricia Brindley on May 17, 2018 at 8:00am — No Comments
In the modern world education is a part of everyone's life. Even if someone did not graduate from college or finish school, they still learn new skills or just something they are interested in. That can likewise be called education, or, even a more appropriate term is self-education. This concept is closely related to online education, mainly with the fact that you have to be…Continue
Added by Valery Thompson on May 16, 2018 at 5:19am — No Comments
Almost every student is now and then dissatisfied with his studies. Exceptions are rare. Either the curriculum is too full, the exam too difficult or the grade too bad. Sometimes the money is too tight or just the seat in the lecture hall too uncomfortable. There is always a reason to quarrel with the situation.
But the opposite is true as well. There is…Continue
Added by Patricia Brindley on May 3, 2018 at 5:39am — No Comments
When you love your job, don’t hesitate to play overtime. A study by King's College of London has shown that working longer delays the onset of symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
"Plan for the future, decide to implement actions, contact the right people - these activities are very stimulating for the brain," says Professor Eustache. Added to this is an optimistic vision…Continue
Added by Patricia Brindley on April 26, 2018 at 10:00am — No Comments
The state tests will be done soon and that's usually when most students and even some teachers check out for the year. I always feel differently. While the pressure of the test is gone, now the fun can start. I can experiment and play a little. I explore other resources and test out new sites.
Since everything I wanted to cover in the curriculum is done and all the grades I needed are in, the things I meant to try all year have worked their way to the top of the…
Added by Eileen Lennon on April 23, 2018 at 8:09pm — No Comments
Say you’ve always wanted to teach English abroad, you studied hard and that new TESOL/TEFL Certificate is in your hot little hands and now, finally, you are about to set off on a grand adventure. Living and working overseas. In this day and age of global…Continue
Added by Ethan Dunwill on April 12, 2018 at 12:11pm — No Comments
Many people get through life without a financial education. Managing our eventual income is not something we tend to learn about in school. But being financially aware is a life skill all of us should possess. Here are eight reasons why financial education is your best bet:
You Learn How to Budget
One of the basics of…
Added by Alana Downer on March 29, 2018 at 8:31am — No Comments
In 2015, GlobalExam offered to the candidates the TOEIC, TOEFL & HSK trainings, the first online platform dedicated to language proficiency test preparation. Today, the platform helps 120 000 people succeed in 13 different tests in English, Spanish, German, Mandarin and French. Tomorrow, we plan on having trainings for 15 tests in total…
We are moving fast, very fast, and more teachers are needed to keep providing learners with high quality content in order for them to…
Added by Mailys Carles on March 7, 2018 at 5:59am — No Comments
There are many courses out there that can be considered for your future. Once you enroll yourself in them, you get ready for a career. You can check out Diploma in medical laboratory technology for your studies. Actually, these medical laboratory technicians play a significant role in prevention and diagnosis of ailments like cancer, diabetes and AIDS. The medical lab technicians work under the proper supervision of a physician, medical technologist or lab manager…Continue
Added by Silvia Watson on March 1, 2018 at 6:56am — No Comments
I read George Couros' book The Innovators Mindset recently. It was enlightening to say the least. There was so much in the book that I wanted to implement in my classroom, so I created an infographic about the…Continue
Added by Eileen Lennon on February 17, 2018 at 4:55pm — No Comments
When the times are tough financially and your business is on the rocks because of debts, settling them with your creditors may be the only option remaining. However, before making that decision, you want to make sure that it is the right decision to make. It is worth noting that debt settlement affects your credit score, making it difficult for you to qualify for other loans in future. As such, if there is another option, you will want to look into that first.
To know for sure that…Continue
Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space for
discussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough space
in their program.
They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. The
student is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.
As parents, we’re responsible to make this…
The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop these
skills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adult
life and they can be developed.
Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-
being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trained
Added by Catrin Cooper on January 18, 2018 at 10:07am — No Comments