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by cyndie
03 Mar 2011, 14:52
Forum: Tests & Exams
Topic: oral presentation, effective or not in elementary school?
Replies: 1
Views: 11092

oral presentation, effective or not in elementary school?

Hi, I'm a currently doing my English as a second language degree and during my practicum, My teacher wanted me to have my elementary students do an oral presentation in order for me to evaluate their oral skills. I personally don't think that this is the best way to test these kids anymore. Doing a ...
by cyndie
03 Mar 2011, 14:44
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Bad Memory
Replies: 10
Views: 26065

Re: Bad Memory

I agree with the repeating part. I think that most people with memory problems can learn something even if they think it is impossible. One of the best way is to introduce vocabulary as a routine: for example sing a song every day when you start your lesson. Sing the same song for awhile and they wi...
by cyndie
03 Mar 2011, 14:38
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: I would love a mentor!
Replies: 2
Views: 5749

Re: I would love a mentor!

I know you wrote your e-mail in November but still, I'll say what I have to say and you'll do what you want with it. My mother would be an excellent mentor for you. She's an excellent English speakers and she doesn't have the opportunity to practice it a lot since she is living in a very small town ...
by cyndie
03 Mar 2011, 14:32
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Looking for first teaching job
Replies: 5
Views: 8050

Re: Looking for first teaching job

Hi, I'm in Quebec and I haven't finished my degree yet but I plan on teaching this summer to get some money and experience to complete my degree safely. I don't really know where to apply or if there are jobs like I am talking about available here in Quebec. That is why I need some help. Does anyone...
by cyndie
03 Mar 2011, 14:26
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: theory versus practice
Replies: 5
Views: 13449

Re: theory versus practice

I think that theory and practice should be used when it comes to teaching young children or learners of whatever age. The fact that learners are moving and doing an activity while pronouncing a word or sentence is very helpfuil because the students can associate the words with a physical activity. T...