"Hi! I have never been to your country, nor any other country but my own. I love travelling and I hope I will visit many foreign countries in the future. I live in Romania, in a small town in the South-West of Romania, called Strehaia. It is nice,…"
"Thanks Ana, I'll take your advice concerning teaching into consideration. I hope you're fine, my hi to your kids. I want to know more about you: Where do you live? And have you ever been here in Morocco? Take care and keep in touch!"
"Hi! Teaching in general means dealing with undisciplined students, especially at that age (over 15).Take it easy, prepare many activities for each class to keep them busy and everything will be all right. I also have unruly students: there are some…"
A free on-line journal dedicated to communicating research, articles and helpful information regarding language acquisition to support teachers as they endeavor to create fluent, multilingual students.
Assessment is one of the main important issues in education in general and in language teaching in particular. Teachers of second languages manage to put theories of second language teaching into practice; however, they can never assimilate the validity of the practiced theory unless they measure the learners’ success. Measuring the learners’ success requires collecting information about the learner’s knowledge, skills, abilities and performance. This process…
Across the globe, teachers consistently receive professional development (PD) that they do not value, that they believe has little impact (OECD, 2008; Burns, 2007), and that research shows does not work (Showers & Joyce, 1996).
Across the globe, the majority of the world’s teachers, despite the diversity of their professional contexts, participate in a remarkably uniform model of PD—the workshop or “training”—despite research showing that such a model is unlikely to influence…