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    College Science Teaching

    Cynthia Said:How is uni/college science different to high school science?We Answered:Well the general format is much different than high school (unless you're at a CC). In general you will go to a lecture 2 or 3 times a week from 1hr-1.5hrs and you will get a general background in what you are covering in that course. Similar to high school courses in that the majority of the class will be spent taking notes and the class size is normally upwards of 100+ people in general ed classes. But most "hard" science (biology, chemistry, physics, etc..) classes have...

    Early Education Teaching

    Bradley Said:Is Early Child Development an education/teaching program or just watching kids like day-care?We Answered:Great question. Unfortunately, child care facilities can get away with using just about any language they like. For instance, a facility may refer to itself as a preschool, a learning center, an early childhood development center, an enrichment facility, etc. No authority is going to stop them or claim that they don't meet the requirements to use that designation. Make no mistake: many facilities that are strictly day-care will use more impressive terms to describe themselves. And so there is no substitute for thoroughly investigating a facility's...

    Elementary Teaching Certification

    Terry Said:What is the best way to study for the Florida subject area K-6 Elementary Teaching certification exam?We Answered:Teaching certification examEllen Said:Could I teach in an elementary school with a BA in Sociology and Teacher certification?We Answered:Only way to know for sure is to check with your state's department of education or state board of education. My state (Ohio), for example, issues different licenses for elementary, middle childhood, and young adolescent. You need one of the first two to teach in elementary.Anne Said:How do I get elementary teaching certification in California?We Answered:You need to obtain a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential....

    Esl Teaching Certificate

    Scott Said:What is the best way to earn a useful ESL teaching certificate? I'd like to teach English abroad...?We Answered:Talk to foreign language department at a tangible university.Gail Said:How does a person go about getting and English Second Language teaching certificate?We Answered:Great question! I wish that I was brave enough to ask this question once upon a time. I had to research for months to derive at the answer that I am about to present. First, if you want to teach ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages or ESL), you have to have certification. As mentioned, the...

    Esl Teaching Tips

    Shelly Said:ESL Teaching tips or good websites!!?We Answered:I know what you are going through. I'm a native speaker from America and speaking at classes in Poland. I have to come up with lessons all the time...Here's what I've found, and what I have done so far: http://iteslj.org/questions/ this is an awesome site for topics. Lots of questions, You can make your own work sheets and create games. I did a survivor/Lost game.. You're stranded on an island.. what will you take with you?.. list 20 items and make them pick 8. ranking whats the most important... This was fun. Then I...

    How To Teach English

    Leon Said:What are the requirements to teach English to children in elementary school in Montreal, Canada?We Answered:You need a degree in Education. Here is the information from the Quebec government: http://www.immigration-quebec.gouv.qc.ca…Yvonne Said:How do I teach English to 5 year olds as a second language?We Answered:Use lots of hands-on with real life items and lots of visuals. Talk about everything you see and do. They will pick up quickly, like sponges. Oh, and have them repeat things with you.Jamie Said:I want to teach English to beginners, but where to start?We Answered:There isn't a single curriculum because all learners are...

    Online Teaching Strategies

    Paul Said:Looking for customer reviews for Teaching Comprehension Strategies All Readers Need:...?We Answered:There are two customer reviews for Teaching Comprehension Strategies All Readers Need: Mini-Lessons That Introduce, Extend, and Deepen Reading Skills and Promote a Lifelong Love of Literature" available at Amazon.com online. 2 Reviews 5 star: (2) 4 star: (0) 3 star: (0) 2 star: (0) 1 star: (0) 9 of 9 people found the following review helpful: 5.0 out of 5 stars A comprehensive foundation for teachers, July 6, 2007 By booklover (New York USA) - See...

    Primary Teaching Job

    Pauline Said:Can an American with a teaching degree get a job teaching primary school in Ireland?We Answered:You need to apply for a provisional teacher certificate. To contact or see Ireland's Department of Education and Science website go to http://www.education.ie/home/home.jsp?pc… Good Luck!!!Joan Said:How do I obtain a primary school teaching position in Ireland. I live in the U.S. and have a teaching degree.?We Answered:It is probably best to contact the Department of Education in any country where you'd like to teach. They will be able to tell you what qualifications they need. They will also be able to tell you whether they have...

    Reading Teaching Strategies

    Karen Said:What other reading strategies would be good with 7th and 8th graders?We Answered:Try having one student come up and pretend to be the teacher and call on other students to read. or Put them into groups of 4 where one person is the reader, one person asks questions about what was read for a summary, one person finds words that they might not understand and they try to figure out the meaning through the context, and one person asks a few factual questions. It also depends on what you are reading. If it is nonfiction and can be read out...

    School Teaching Resources

    Dana Said:where can i find some good online resources for teaching primary school kids about the world cup?We Answered:You can find some realy useful information about the world cup 2006 on oddsDNA.com Such as Matc Schedule, Trophy History, Mascotts Emblems, etc To surprise your kids, you can even show them the stadiums in Google Earth See the links belowJeanette Said:Does anyone know of some resources for teaching high school economics students about cooperative businesses?We Answered:You can have the students form a cooperative business. What better learning opportunity than by participation? Print some money. Divide the class into: Members of the cooperative,...

    Teach Conversational English

    Vicki Said:What's the best book to use in teaching conversational English to adult beginners?We Answered:Your best bet is to look over the books for conversation books at the Cambridge University Press website. Also look at the the titles at the Alta Books website (links below). I would recommend the Interchange series, but others may disagree.Jill Said:Esl in China. How do you conduct / teach a conversational English class?We Answered:I recommend the book, "More than a Native Speaker," by Donald Snow. It is very helpful for first time teachers as they make their way through the world of teaching in...

    Teaching And Learning Vocabulary

    Gregory Said:What's the best book for learning vocabulary?We Answered:word power made easy by lewis norman......u feel a kind of free flow while reading...u dont have to memorize the words here...u will enjoy reading it....its very cheap...but check wether it is availeble in ur contry... or if u use computer freak ...then try to get WORD COMMAND softwre..u get flash cards,quiz..... if u cant afford above 2 then try www.number2.comRalph Said:how do you learn/teach vocabulary in a language?We Answered:I suppose it all comes down to what kind of a learner you are. Some people make lists and just memorize them, others resort to...

    Teaching Beginning Writing

    Deanna Said:Does anyone have creative ways to teach writing to third grade students?We Answered:I teach third grade and we just finished writing our first personal narrative. I've taught for 13 years, and this was the first year that it actually went relatively smoothly! First, I gave them the prompt, "Imagine a time when you have worked with a partner in class. In a personal narrative to your teacher, discuss this particular time that you worked with a partner." (or something to that effect...I don't have my notes with me!) Then, as I modeled the lesson on the overhead, I had...

    Teaching Certification Schools

    Yvonne Said:What is required for secondary school teaching certification in Tennessee?We Answered:Try this site: http://www.education-online-search.com/a…Raymond Said:Do you need a Montessori certification to teach in Montessori schools?We Answered:It certainly wouldn't hurt your chances... at the very least, it would be another "tool" in your "toolbox"Katie Said:Convert a national English teaching certification into an international one?We Answered:It's a separate process. Contact the TEFL certificate issuing persons in your area and see what requirements you lack.Anthony Said:Can I teach in a New York City public school with a different state Teaching Certification?We Answered:You don't need a degree from a NY State school, but...

    Teaching Early Childhood Education

    Terry Said:Can I go back to college to get an early childhood education teaching degree?We Answered:You can do that. I don't know why you would. That seems like a waste of time since you can get your teaching license and start teaching as long as you have a bachelors(at least that's what the law is in my state) and several universities offer masters for teaching and will place you in teaching programs.Lauren Said:Has your thinking changed regarding Early Childhood Education since teaching or while in school?We Answered:Well I'm still in college studying but I graduate in a year. I feel...

    Teaching English In Italy

    Beatrice Said:What is the best certificate to get if I want to teach English in Italy?We Answered:Hi, look below; these are the most famous english schools in italy! Hope this can help! ------------------------------------ 1 - "Teaching Opportunities with the British Council Milan. The British Council Milan is looking for teachers of English to join our team on a freelance basis. Minimum requirements: first degree, CELTA or Trinity Certificate, plus two years post-certificate TEFL experience. DELTA or Trinity Diploma preferred, but not essential" 2 - "I nostri docenti sono tutti altamente qualificati (Bachelor of Arts, Post-graduate Certificate of Education, RSA Certificate/Diploma in TEFL), di lingua madre inglese...

    Teaching Job Fair

    Maria Said:At a job fair, what is the best way to present your resume and paper work (ie: folder, stapled, etc)?We Answered:When attending any job fair or interview, always, always, always have a resume on hand. My husband is a National Parts Distribution Manager for an automobile maker and when he brings home resumes he hands them to me to read. They are interested in: training, work experience, and volunteer work THAT IS RELATED TO THE JOB YOU ARE SEEKING, and awards related to the job and references from people that are knowledgeable about your work or training. ...

    Teaching Middle School Math

    Salvador Said:Do you need to be a math genius to teach middle school math?We Answered:No, in fact many middle school teachers have poor math skills and no interest in improving them. You'll need calculus, but you don't need to teach it, so as long as you're solid in the others you should be OK. And it will be nice to have a teacher who enjoys math - none of mine did before high school.Ricky Said:Requirements for teaching middle school math?We Answered:You need to know enough calculus to be able to pass the Middle School Math content area exam....

    Teaching Middle School Students

    Joe Said:What eighties couple dances could i teach middle school students?We Answered:A nightclub two-step might work well. It is easy to learn (basically consists of two rock-steps), and can be done to a ton of ballads (think Air Supply, George Michael, Phil Collins). It is primarily a casual, social dance, so there isn't a huge amount of technique to worry about teaching. There are a ton of intro video lessons on youtube. Here is one example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKjDnGJ4N… Good luck!Ray Said:Can you think of any ways to reward Middle School Students after State Testing?We Answered:A big party? After I...

    Teaching Strategies For Elementary

    Benjamin Said:Help~~ check my writting, especially for grammar *-* (Body2)?We Answered:Its well written, a little drag on. Find a new word choice for Differentiated... say distinguish or discriminate.. get a more vivid vocabulary, and the writing well sound more engaging. To fix the drag on sentence, simply cut out unnecessary words, make your sentence conciseJoseph Said:Health teaching strategy for elementary kids?We Answered:You could have them get small cups of water. for each of them. Have them take the water and put it in their mouth and spit it back into the clear cup and pour the water into each others cups....

    Teaching Third Grade

    Annie Said:Is it too much for third grade students (9 year olds) to take 9 different standardizeds tests within one year?We Answered:That's 8 too many tests right there.Wade Said:I need advice for a second interview I have coming up for a third grade teaching position.?We Answered:Four things to brush up on as they are current "buzz" topics in education: 1. No Child Left Behind - what would it mean for you as a teacher? for your students? for your students' parents? how would it effect your teaching? 2. Students with special needs (both learning disabilities and gifted) - how will you incorporate...