Each year, tens of thousands of individuals travel to other countries to teach English. They attend for a variety of reasons, including learning about a new culture, earning money to travel, seeking adventure, or simply experiencing something new.
They say boys are made of snips and snails and puppy dog’s tails, an old idiom reflected in the daily life and trials of educating young boys. While female counterparts are usually calm and organized, boys tend to push boundaries and get dirty, always striving for the next adventure no matter their environment. This can create problems in the classroom, especially once timetables become the norm.
In case you have been using boring manuscripts and dull pencils to teach music to children, it is time that you reinvent your teaching methods. While tutoring music to children can be challenging especially when you are introducing new concepts, here are four innovative ideas that you could use:
Music is an integral part of the human experience. Music appears in every culture around the world. There are many benefits of music for people of all ages. But, when is the right time to start teaching your child and what instruments are a good choice for kids? Those questions and more are investigated here.
Are you looking for a fun activity young children will enjoy? And would you like to find an activity for them that also will be educational? Well, here you go. Here are five fun educational activities to do with your children.
Across America, many parents have begun pulling a double shift. They have added homeschool teacher to their resumes. Are you among their number? If you are, you might discover to your dismay that there’s more to teaching than fingerpainting. However, if you find yourself continually gritting your teeth around your kids, maybe you are making homeschooling too hard on your children — and yourself. Learning about the following nine common errors can help you make the academic day smoother.
Parents nationwide have been thrust into the role of a classroom teacher and homeschool parent. The unplanned home school period may only be for the final semester of the school year, but it’s still a major challenge, as kids and parents adapt to the new schedule. You may feel unprepared to take on the role of teacher but focus on the bright side. You have the chance to bond with your kids as you engage them and expand on the lessons their schools provide with creative, practical, and fun activities.
The written word is one of the most ancient of arts. It conveyed the words of Cleopatra to Cesar Augustus, sunk a thousand ships, and brought about an end to innumerable wars. When used correctly, the written word can be beautiful; when incorrectly, dangerous and provocative. To help your child toward becoming a writer is the hallmark of a brilliant parent, as with any of the arts. Too often in our current age do we see children disinterested in reading, obsessed with the lives of social media personalities and musicians; blind to the beauty that lies right before their eyes. While the written word is probably never going to die out, it does appear to be becoming partially obsolete; replaced by code and computer programs, television, and music. If you cultivate a writer, you will be doing the world a huge favor, we’re running out.
Raising a teenager to be a functional adult goes far beyond simply the education that happens within the four walls of a school classroom. In addition to their formal education, you can prepare your teen for adulthood by making sure they leave the home with a host of practical life skills. Here are five life skills that your teen should have before launching into adulthood.
Coming second after the oil industry, the fashion and clothing industry is a huge global polluter. Its carbon footprint is gigantic but it’s also very hard to measure due to the fact that each garment needs to go through a variety of treatments and processes that often include toxic dyes and pesticides. There’s also harvesting, manufacturing, and transport that need to be taken into account as well as the unhealthy working conditions of many workers in developing countries. This is why it’s necessary to emphasize the importance of ethical fashion that uses a sustainable model and insist on educating children about the problems the fashion industry creates.