How to 'reward' students who finish work on time
If I have the opportunity to individualize my teaching, I do it. I will call one student to my seat, check his/her work, make the student change his/her answer when it is wrong, and receive extra work or reward.
Postbox letter from James
Having taught at government and private schools I echo the frustration of native English teachers when it comes to Thais being poor in English.
Have you got what it takes to be a teacher in Thailand?
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Interesting new teaching methods that originated in Israel
Lucky are the schools that use this module for students will surely learn to speak, read, write and listen much better than the usual way of teaching.
Thai high schools? Never again buddy.
The benefits of a good language centre far outweigh those of a high school. The freedom, work conditions and financial package make it the best option for me.
How monitoring a student's nutrition can make all the difference
By keeping the importance of good nutrition on the agenda, teachers can make a difference. But be a good role model to your students before requesting their participation in eating healthy.
Postbox letter from Tom
If the teacher is not motivated, creative, happy, calm, realistic, reliable, patient, resourceful, pragmatic, disciplined, then it is the fault of the school and the way it is run
Some activities that I guarantee keep students interested and wanting more!
I have successfully made my English room a good resource for learning English, a time for fun, where boredom has no place.
Does your school require you to take part in out-of-hours activities?
What is your school's approach to making teachers attend extra-curricular activities and secondly, what is your attitude towards them?'
What to teach and how to find students
We advocate flipping the traditional approach on its head. First, decide what you're going to teach and then find students to teach this to. And to ensure high rates of pay, what you should teach is something highly specialised.