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by nicolasbru
03 Mar 2011, 15:35
Forum: Games & Activities
Topic: Songs in language classes
Replies: 13
Views: 24502

Re: Songs in language classses

Songs are a good idea for teaching a language. It gives the opportunity to the learners to take the targetted language in a relax environment. Some students may find it stressful to speak alone in a classroom. Songs are somewhat relaxing since everyone sings along. However it is important that your ...
by nicolasbru
03 Mar 2011, 15:20
Forum: Special Needs
Topic: Where to start in teaching special needs?
Replies: 3
Views: 12025

Re: Where to start in teaching special needs?

I am far from being a specialist. However, I had the chance to work with students that were dealing with mental troubles. The first thing that I had to understand is that most of the kids already loved me. It was my duty to love them. This was quite unusual since most of the teenagers don't really a...
by nicolasbru
03 Mar 2011, 15:09
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Id like a mentor please
Replies: 1
Views: 4440

Re: Id like a mentor please

Hi, I would really like to help anyone here. However, I need some help to. Could someone simply define the term "mentor"? It is notion which I've never heard of. Is it someone who simply helps you to get through all the employment process? What are is tasks or objectives? Where can they be found? I ...
by nicolasbru
03 Mar 2011, 15:01
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Teaching without a degree
Replies: 7
Views: 8569

Re: Teaching without a degree

Like it was mentionned before, you may start as a substistute teacher. Once the school as witnessed what you are made of, it is surely possible for you to get a complete task. I've heard of many persons who didn't have a degree and are still teaching at any level. However, I think that the major pro...
by nicolasbru
03 Mar 2011, 14:51
Forum: Teaching Young Learners
Topic: learner autonomy for teenagers!?
Replies: 5
Views: 11267

Re: learner autonomy for teenagers!?

For my part, I really believe in autonomy especially for teenagers. I think it is a notion of teaching in a high school, which all teachers should pay attention to. It is known that most of teenagers has a certain desire of liberty. Restraining their liberties will probably carry problems of discipl...