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    Reading Fluency: Poetry for Multiple Voices

    Reading Fluency and Reading Comprehension Many elementary students are afraid to read aloud in front of their teachers, classmates, and even their family members. This poses a serious dilemma in that the practice of reading aloud builds reading fluency, which in turn, enhances reading comprehension-the ultimate goal of reading. When students understand what they’re reading, the potential for reading enjoyment is greatly enhanced. Granted, elementary students can read aloud to themselves when they are alone, however, if they struggle with reading, this is an unlikely scenario. Therefore, it

    Different Question - Same Answer

    One of the skills of excellent teaching is good questioning technique. I was fortunate to be trained initially as a primary school teacher where you needed to be able to ask relevant questions in a range of subject areas. A year after graduation, I was transferred into the secondary school arena where for almost ten years I taught a variety of subjects including English, Science, Mathematics, History and Geography with even a little Physical Education thrown in. This e

    Visual And Verbal Communication With Students

    Communication between an educator and his or her students is essential in order to ensure quality of learning. Whether the exchange is visual or verbal, both are effective ways of not only teaching the material, but also monitoring the student progress. Without adequate communication, the classroom environment is not the ideal setting for any child. Visual and verbal communication between teachers and students is an important part of English and math tutorin

    Befriending Students - The Ethical Dilemma Within

    In the strict "teacher-tell" model of traditional educational approaches, teachers who sought to become friends with their students were outside the norm. In some cases, this kind of behavior was actually seen as a breach of ethics. Teachers were the experts and students were the novices and the gap between them was to be maintained to preserve both order in the class and the respect for authority needed for learning to occur.

    My Ideal Educational Philosophy

    In an ideal world, I really believe that the majority of people who are involved in education, whether they're a teacher, administrator, coach, counselor, are anything else, would have a genuine care for kids. I also think that most educators really are trying to do the best they can with what they have, and they probably feel that their style or philosophy of what they're doing is the best way to do it.

    Education and the Changing World

    How important really is the teacher in the education sector? Many people rely heavily on the teacher at schools for the education of their children. At the same time, educational institutions also take pride of their teachers’ capabilities to impart knowledge on the youth.