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Horror show of a budget for schools!
I genuinely believe in the democratic processes we have in this country but the Chancellor’s failure to respond to lobbying from parents and school leaders whilst clearly responding to the lobbying of his peer party MP’s makes you wonder how fair the system is.
This was clearly a budget primed to prepare the road for a journey to the next general election. Stay with me whilst I extend the road metaphor although I know you probably know what…Continue
Added by andy mellor on October 30, 2018 at 5:40am — No Comments
I think all educators can agree that we want our students to become better self-regulated learners. However, this is a daunting task for teachers. I've spent a great deal of time trying to teach my grade 6 students various self-regulation skills such as planning, goal-setting, self-monitoring, time management, self-control, and reflection, but in past years it hasn't quite "taken" the way I hoped it would. I talk about how important this skills are until I'm blue in the face and I usually…Continue
Added by Colby Dockerty on October 12, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments
School boards and individual teachers are seeking out new ways to improve and maintain their own learning process. Teachers with a passion for their career are routinely discovering innovative ways to brush up on skills, and to develop new methods for delivering information. Teachers know that children have a huge capacity for retaining knowledge, and that every child has their own unique way of grasping the information delivered in the classroom. A childhood educator is an expert in…Continue
Added by Barry Parker on October 9, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments
Education has been the very source of our civilization. Since the starting of our civilization, man has learnt the use of tools which has helped the present generation to send rocket propelled machines to orbits. Essays have become an important part of our education as it is an important part of to secure grades. An essay seems a very easy task to master but in reality it is a very hard task to tame. It involves a lot of basics that needs to be kept in mind for securing high grades. Students…Continue
Added by Yelena Hopper on September 27, 2018 at 12:38am — No Comments
It is possible and necessary to develop the baby from the very first days of life. The simplest games with objects that are found in every house will help the crumb to get the first knowledge of the new world that surrounds it.…Continue
At some point or another, each individual needs to pick or change profession. In youth it is anything but easy to be mixed up, and the committed error can be uneasy to remedy. Above all else, it merits figuring out what put in life you dole out proficient action right now and how this circumstance can change throughout the years. In current conditions there isn’t just an enormous selection of claims to fame.
The basics of choosing profession are laid back at school, when the exercises…Continue
Added by Marguerite T. Brode on September 20, 2018 at 10:13am — No Comments
When fresh out of college, chances are you have little to no work experience, which means your resume may look incomplete to some extent. To make it worse, questions like "what is your past work experience?" seems to be a common pertinent step in all job interviews. Although you may have little to answer it, you are likely to be able to relate your experience as a…Continue
Added by Jeffrey R. Ellis on September 18, 2018 at 5:35am — No Comments
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
Added by Edward Cooper on August 8, 2018 at 2:08am — No Comments
Added by Alexandra Grayson on August 7, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments
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…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