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No one would dare and to name or say teaching is a tough job. But this is just a misconception. Teaching is actually very difficult. When we talk about the toughest jobs of the world, we think of jobs that are physically strenuous, tiring and hazardous, such as that of a mining engineer or fighter pilots.
Making others understand what you already know and shaping their future is a job of the highest responsibility and difficulty. After all there would be no fighter pilots or mining engineers if there was no one to teach them. This post talks about the various aspects of a teaching job.
Want to know more on how to organize education for children with disabilities the most effectively?
Special Education is a particular area of education which requires using unique teaching materials, methods, equipment, and educational aids to comply with the needs of children with developmental disabilities. Remedial instruction is aimed at improving a skill/ ability in every student. Thus, by applying different tutoring techniques, such as a recurrent practice and explanation, educational material repeating, and devoting more time to developing particular skills, teachers guide every child through the special educational process. (more…)
Are you heading home by choose or necessity? Depending how long you have been away you may find the hairdresser or favourite shop has closed. What do you mean I am not entitled to free healthcare? I am British and I paid my taxes. You left the country and now returned to find things are not the same.
Each person going home to live has their own personal requirements and plan to integrate back in their own country successfully.
Reading stories of overseas travel and deciding “I would like to teach English abroad”. Travelling abroad to teach for a year or for a long period of time takes planning after you have decided this is the right choice for you.
The notion of moving to another country abroad to teach children or adults English requires certain qualifications, skills, experience, finances, motivation, time and a detailed plan to successfully provide a sustainable living as a teacher of English overseas.
Looking for a reputable school job that provides a legal work visa for Spain? Auxiliaries de Conversación and Bilingual English Development and Assessment program (BEDA) language and cultural assistant programs in Spain could be an option for you. As a native English speaker with a basic understanding of Spanish you can apply for language assistant jobs in Spain to work in a Spanish Ministry of Education state public school.
Cultural assistant programs in Spain for native English speakers from western countries offer you the opportunity to be directly employed by the Spanish government and placed in a government state school in cities and towns from Madrid, Barcelona, Zaragoza, Valencia and other major population areas.
Technology has been evolving over the years. Gadgets have evolved from large, simple ones to smaller and more complex ones. Technology has greatly impacted all aspects of life. The education sector has not been left behind.
Technology has ushered essential changes that have brought significant changes in the world of education. The most common resources in school have been books, notepads, pens, and chalks among others. However, with advancement in technology, students in some learning institutions nowadays have mostly done away with these traditional resources and have embraced smartphones, laptops and tablets among others as learning materials. Digital learning has also been adopted in many learning institutions, especially universities.
Even if you have always been a star student during your school days, college life has its own sets of challenges to encounter and can be quite an intimidating task. Often students who reach this stage either get overconfident and complacent of their success or they adopt a careless attitude, not caring about their grade which ultimately affects their transcripts which then leaves them with no option but to regret. So if you want your college years to be as productive and fruitful as possible you should work relentlessly towards your goal and do not waver in your purpose.
Here are some surefire proven tricks to help you graduate with decent grades and make the best of your college years.
Virtual Learning: The Future Is Coming
Never before have there been such drastic changes in how we learn as a species. The widespread use of virtual learning environments (VLEs) is an indication of their validity. Educational technology is evolving so fast that VLEs have become standard issue. The majority of issues that arose in the beginning were due to teachers not being digital natives – but over the next decade, digital literacy is set to skyrocket.
In United States, work and study is fast becoming a phenomenon. People choose to combine work with university or college study or work part time in a job. One of the reasons could be to reduce the reliance on student borrowing for course study, such as an MBA or save for studying abroad on an advance degree course. A manage time survey in 2013, a Citigroup and Seventeen magazine conducted survey revealed that 80% of US students combine work and school, with the average work hours being 19 a week.
Here’s 5 effective tips to ensure that you can perform an excellent balancing act:
There is a growing need for educators to embrace technology for learning and teaching. Education technology is not about technology, nor the teachers, but about the students and how this technology will aid in their learning process.
With the advent of online media, the role of educational technology in teaching has become ever more important. Here is a glimpse into what the next 12 months will hold. From professional development to digital learning, and from communication to virtual reality, here’s a list of 7 EdTech trends to watch out for 2017: