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by buniac
03 Mar 2011, 14:42
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Mobile phones in class
Replies: 10
Views: 10360

Re: Mobile phones in class

I think cellphones can be great assets but only in certain conditions. When I teach to secondary level students, they are allowed to use their dictionary applications since the dictionaries we use in class and not suited for our needs. Since I use these applications too, I am able to detect when the...
by buniac
03 Mar 2011, 14:35
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Bad Memory
Replies: 10
Views: 20055

Re: Bad Memory

I think that the best way to help these learners is to focus on the task to achieve and repeat it as a "do now" task. I have been teaching students with small difficulties concerning memory and I thought that repeating the activity as a warm-up gave good results. The "do now" task consists in a shor...
by buniac
03 Mar 2011, 14:05
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Teaching without a degree
Replies: 7
Views: 9210

Re: Teaching without a degree

Actually, even if the market is open for most of us in Quebec, I would not recommend getting started without a degree. I have myself tried to apply in a couple of schools to begin substitute teaching and most of them came back to me with a negative answer. To begin substitute teaching, you need to f...
by buniac
03 Mar 2011, 13:57
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: Original games for young learners
Replies: 5
Views: 14084

Re: Original games for young learners

Hey! Since I have a teaching young children class and we are currently working on a lesson plan intended for first and second grande learners. Our team has created an activity related to shapes, colours and numbers. We begin our small unit with a lecture of our story. We decided, for the first activ...