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by eigosekai
25 Apr 2011, 21:54
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Mentoring experiences?
Replies: 10
Views: 11224

Re: Mentoring experiences?

This year, I've had the opportunity to work as a monitor of English at the school I did my second practicum at the elementary level. I was paired up with 3 students. In the context of the classroom, those 3 students were not very good in English and did not participate a lot. However, when they were...
by eigosekai
25 Apr 2011, 21:40
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: teaching secondary classes for the first time
Replies: 3
Views: 12383

Re: teaching secondary classes for the first time

First, you should prepare activities that you think suit their level of English. You can pick activities from ESL/EFL books if you want to have a good idea of what to do. Second, I strongly recommend you to keep the first class to introduce yourself and evaluate your students on the speaking, listen...
by eigosekai
25 Apr 2011, 21:23
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Attention Disorder
Replies: 1
Views: 15261

Re: Attention Disorder

Students having such disorders are very difficult to deal with. Some of them need personal attention to help them progress in the most normal way as possible. The worst cases are to be left to the psycho-educators... I remember when I was doing my second practicum, I had to teach to a 3rd grade clas...
by eigosekai
25 Apr 2011, 21:12
Forum: Jobs Discussion - Asia
Topic: non-native english speaker
Replies: 2
Views: 4807

Re: non-native english speaker

Asian countries love native speakers but if you have an ESL or EFL degree, they don't really care as long as your English is good. For example, you can apply to the JET program to teach in Japan even if you're not a native speaker of English. The only requirement is to have a degree. If you make a s...
by eigosekai
25 Apr 2011, 20:52
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Why do you have to have a degree?
Replies: 9
Views: 10202

Re: Why do you have to have a degree?

Situations where you don't have a degree but you have experience as a teacher are very frustrating. Curriculums ask teachers to teach in a specific way. Some methods are to be avoided and some others are to be used. Each curriculum is different and that is one of the reasons why schools ask for a de...