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by harrison
14 Mar 2011, 22:19
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: online degree?
Replies: 7
Views: 8646

Re: online degree?

I totally know where you're coming from. I don't think I'd ever really enroll in a place like http://www.onlineeducationdegrees.com/ just because it just doesn't sound as credible....but like what Swerve said, there are some pretty great accredited online schools that are totally fine to get your de...
by harrison
14 Mar 2011, 17:51
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: handwriting
Replies: 4
Views: 4827

Re: handwriting

Practicing better penmanship is actually something that students really enjoy. Just lots of practice during class will really help--especially something to take time--handwriting is usually just messy because they rush, so if you allow plenty of time to write--it'll help them get better at it. The l...
by harrison
14 Mar 2011, 17:47
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Ice breaker games for beginners?
Replies: 4
Views: 36867

Re: Ice breaker games for beginners?

As awkward as ice breakers are sometimes...they're actually a really great thing to do...only if they participate--which can be a really great learning opportunity. I always like name/location ice breakers which I think are the most interesting about people. But here's a good reference site to look ...
by harrison
28 Feb 2011, 16:47
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Teaching without a degree
Replies: 7
Views: 8193

Re: Teaching without a degree

It's totally possible to teach without a degree. I mean, it's always important/appealing to have a degree as a background, but it's also totally possible to succeed without it. It'll be wise to finish your last years at Laval, and just try to take on any sub spots or internships at some schools. It'...
by harrison
28 Feb 2011, 16:26
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: A super-slow learner in my class, any suggestions?
Replies: 8
Views: 12666

Re: A super-slow learner in my class, any suggestions?

Hmmmm...it's true what petershell said. There is no secret, except practice, practice, and routine for them. The more they implant it in their head--it'll help them retain the information better. You have to be patient with them, and if they show they are putting in the same effort, they will eventu...
by harrison
26 Feb 2011, 01:04
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Mobile phones in class
Replies: 10
Views: 8990

Re: Mobile phones in class

I would agree with banning all cell phone use in class. It's funny how students these days even have their hands on cells as opposed to only 10 years ago when cell phones were so rare. They are an extreme distraction to learning and should be put away at all times.