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Trump’s Ghostwriter Calls Him a “Sociopath” and Other Shocking Moments from ‘Trump: An American Dream’

In our politically divisive landscape, you can’t go far without mentioning Donald Trump‘s name, and that all-consuming focus has extended to the …

How to Set, Get, and Delete WordPress Cookies (like a Pro)

Do you want to learn how to use cookies on your WordPress site? Cookies are a useful tool to store temporary information in user’s browser and then …

Dessert

Eddie Adams’ Photo Studio in NYC is For Sale for $19.95 Million

Have extremely deep pockets? You could be the owner of the New York City photo studio created by famous American photographer Eddie Adams. Bathhouse …

Rep. Joe Barton apologizes after explicit photo circulates online

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Elise Viebeck<p>, Reporter<p>Rep. Joe Barton apologized Wednesday after an explicit photo of him was posted to an anonymous Twitter account and began to circulate online.<p>In a story first reported by the Texas Tribune, Barton (R-Tex.), the vice chairman of the House Energy …

Sexual Harassment

Has New Hampshire found the secret to online education that works?

EXETER, N.H. — Emily Duggan, 16, spends most afternoons at a dance studio tucked behind a shopping plaza near her home. Blond and doe-eyed, Duggan …

Despite pledges, 1 million Syrian refugees are out of school

BEIRUT (AP) — Schools in the Middle East are facing major budget shortfalls ahead of the new academic year, leaving some 1 million Syrian refugee …

Middle East

A girl's view of the 17 sustainable development goals - in pictures

‘If you don’t know where to start with the SDGs, start with women and girls everything else will fall into place,’ said UN Women head Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka recently. These photographs of women and girls all over the world illustrate each of the 17 SDGs. The exhibition was part of last year’s …

Sustainable Development Goals

British lawmaker dies after shooting and stabbing attack that stuns nation

By Griff Witte<p>, Bureau chief<p>Karla Adam<p>, Reporter<p>LONDON — A rising star in Britain’s Parliament was shot and stabbed to death Thursday in an attack that stunned the nation and brought the country’s European Union referendum campaign to an abrupt halt just a week before the vote.<p>The killing was of …

Great Britain

International students, here’s what you need to know about guns in America to survive your education

• States that allow guns on campus. Since guns are carried in a concealed fashion, it will never be clear who is packing one, so these are the most dangerous states: Colorado, Idaho, and Utah.<br>• Other states allow guns on campus, but let schools decide on limitations. Since such policies are easily …

Guns

12 Myths About Student Engagement

Student engagement is one of the most reliable predictors of gains in learning. We can all agree that students who actively participate in learning …

Pedagogy

Skills and Qualifications Decide the Best English Language Teachers

By El Mehdi Oussellim<p>Marrakech – <b>The following is a reader reaction to the original article “The Hurdle of Native Speaker Requirement for English</b> …

Language Learning

Are language teachers leading the way with education technology?

From vibrant communities on social media to inventive lessons using video conferencing, <b>Joe Dale</b> explores how languages teachers have embraced technology in the classroom<p>As more and more schools invest in mobile technologies, such as iPads, a common question on language fora is "can anyone recommend …

How to Improve Your Vocabulary

There are many ways to improve your vocabulary. When working to do so, it's important to know your goals in order to best choose the way in which you …

How to improve your Speaking and Listening

As with reading and writing, these two skills are linked.<p>You can use language from your listening practice to help with your speaking and vice …

Language Learning

Character Adjectives Vocabulary Lessons for ESL Students

This intermediate level lesson employs a fun questionnaire to focus on developing personal description vocabulary. Students can practice conversation …

Learner autonomy: English language teachers’ beliefs and practices

This study, conducted in Oman, reports on teacher beliefs and reported practices regarding learner autonomy. Data were collected through …

TESOL International Association

Overview of the Common Core State Standards Initiatives for ELLs<p>The purpose of this issue brief is to provide a comprehensive overview of the …

Common Core

Time to get real about English instruction

Despite unanimous agreement about the importance of learning English, Japan and the United States still harbor a misunderstanding about how to teach …

TESOL: How to Prepare a Writing Lesson Plan

Writing, unlike speaking, is not an ability we acquire naturally, even in our first language: it has to be taught. In TESOL, Writing is often …

Lesson Plan of Plural of Irregular Nouns English Grade 3

0<p>Lesson Plan of Plural of Irregular Nouns<p>English Grade 3<p>Students’ Learning Outcomes<p>Change the number of irregular nouns<p>Information for …

Lesson Plan of Questions English Grade 3

0<p>Lesson Plan of Questions<p>English Grade 3<p>Students’ Learning Outcomes<p>· Respond to, and ask simple Wh questions.<p>· Illustrate use of question words …

Lesson Plan of Comprehension English Grade 3

0<p>Lesson Plan of Comprehension<p>English Grade 3<p>Students’ Learning Outcomes<p>· Apply strategies to comprehend questions for appropriate response by marking …

Lesson Plan of Position Words English Grade 3

0<p>Lesson Plan of Position Words<p>English Grade 3<p>Students’ Learning Outcomes<p><i>·</i> <i>Explain simple position on a picture, photograph or a map.</i><p>Information for …

Lesson Plan of Nouns English Grade 3

0<p>Lesson Plan of Nouns<p>English Grade 3<p>Students’ Learning Outcomes<p><i>·</i> <i>Recognize naming words as nouns.</i><p><i>·</i> <i>Demonstrate use of some nouns from immediate and</i> …

50 "Best Practices" for language teachers

50 “Best Practices” For Language Teachers <br>“It’s a funny thing. The more I practice, the luckier I get.” <br>…<br>See it on Scoop.it, via EFL Classroom 2.0

Language

Song Worksheet: The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars

A fun activity for beginners. I use this worksheet with my 9-10 year old starters and they love it. Listening activity set out into 5 different …

Bruno Mars

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ESL Teachers Ask: What Should I Know About My ESL Students?

by Claudia Pesce 14,818 views<p>“I’ll be teaching my first ESL class soon, and I’m eager to get started on my planning, but several other teachers have …

Teaching

What Were You Doing When? 3 Great Activities for Past Continuous Tense

by Joyce B 292,426 views<p>Past Continuous tense can be introduced at a fairly low level of language acquisition.<p>There is no shortage of great …

DevOps

Hunt for 'thief' helps with past continuous

Using a roleplay in which students are accused of stealing a wallet is just one way a teacher in Italy gets her learners in a one-to-one class using target grammar<p><b>What keeps you motivated?</b> When I see my students improving their skills I feel glad because it means my efforts in teaching them</b> …