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It’s my favorite time of the year again! Halloween is just around the corner! With spooky decorations and carved pumpkins showing up in my neighborhood, I’m thrilled to bits to get the Halloween spirit going at home and with my students as well.
And I’ve found the perfect set of activities created specifically for ESL students from diverse backgrounds. These activities not only help learners with their vocab and pronunciation skills, but also teach them the cultural significance of Halloween and all about the spooky fun that it brings.
A tale of my adventures during Week 1 (and part of Week 2) in my Masters program, and all the adjustment and self-motivation involved.
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Arming a child with knowledge early in his or her life will position him or her for continued success. Not only does a great educational foundation provide the skills for a child to reach his or her greatest potential, but it also cultivates a better future society. Our children first learn the most from their parents, and we need to lead by example to help the next generation. Parents know how significant their job is, but they can only do so much. When deciding on a school for their children to attend, parents must devote serious attention to the quality of teachers and administrators at the institutions they consider for their children. Parents have a right to demand that schools create environments where students can thrive academically. Students will not, unfortunately, thrive academically in schools that don’t have effective teachers and administrators. Here are some phenomena to consider as you attempt to prepare your child for academic success.
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Hey Everyone! Hope you’re all doing well! For many students, this time of the year marks the start of a new academic semester or quarter. Being a successful student definitely requires a lot of hard work. Part of this hard work consists of studying for tests. In order to get the best grades possible, it is really […]
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FIRST PERSON The Anger Teachers Don’t Feel Comfortable Expressing —Getty By Justin Minkel May 16, 2018 Teachers experience the full spectrum of anger in the course of our work, ranging from mild annoyance to blinding fury. Yet most of the time, we swallow it down. We keep smiling, even when that smile becomes more of a […]
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Originally posted on Adventures of a Busy Mom: In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, I wanted to share a quick and easy teacher gift idea with you today! My sister is a 1st grade teacher and because of this, I have a BIG RESPECT for all teachers! Too often, their hard work goes un-noticed! I…
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