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Is Online Education a Source of Globalization? - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Nowadays, the term "globalization" is well-known all over the world. It is used in many fields of human activity to describe integration processes, increasing mutual influence and interdependence of countries and peoples from each other. This issue is especially well covered in the works of scientists from the USA and Western Europe. Technologies in our lives Influence of technologies in Education University Level Changes in XXI Century Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Anna P. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. The development of globalization began with the entry of mankind into the third...  [Read more]

Top Tips for Incorporating AI into Traditional Education Settings - TEFL Blog

Luciana Campos Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Launched in late 2022, ChatGPT became the fastest growing app in history, bringing generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) into the public eye. The GenAI programs that can mimic human abilities to generate outputs like text, photos, videos, music, and code have been quite a sensation. There appears to be no end to the possibilities for modifying the models for use in domain-specific artificial intelligence applications. Millions of individuals are already utilizing GenAI every day. Since then, even more bots have been developed, leaving us bewildered as to which one to utilize. Educational ramifications Reasons Why AI Could Be Beneficial to Schools Concerns Regarding the Use of AI in the Classroom Everything comes down to thinking Last...  [Read more]

IAcademy Education - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

ICan is a Canada based online ESL company committed to transforming ESL learners into dynamic, confident English speakers. ICan offers Speaking Classes, Writing Classes, and IELTS preparation courses. Ican Speaking: Young students of speaking and conversation are given interactive playful lessons with new vocabulary, phrases, and games. Our teachers are there to help guide their pronunciation, correct their mistakes, and to create as much conversation as they can from what the student has given them. Mid-level and more advanced students use an interactive but less playful program which is more based on the conversational aspect of English. Along with grammar, the students are regularly prompted by the course material to speak on the different subjects introduced. Each lesson begins with a...  [Read more]

Peak Education - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Peak English head office located in Guangzhou City, our company is fully-licensed by municipal and provincial government, therefore we are able to issue proper work visa. Our company is well-known in the city for its standards of teaching and the quality of its instructors. Our students range from pre-school children to adults. Contracts are available for 6 months or 1 year. We will provide professional training for all new teachers. If you are passionate about education, don't hesitate to contact us.  [Read more]

Let's Talk About Education - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! This worksheet contains 18 conversation cards and a matching exercise. The cards can be cut out if desired and be used as conversation questions. Can be used with both young learners and adults (pre-int to upper-intermediate). Suitable for older teens, university students, and adults due to the more serious nature of this topic.   Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!  [Read more]

How do I become a great English teacher? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

Throughout our schooling, we have likely encountered several teachers who, despite their profession, seemed mismatched for the role. Some might have resorted to strict penalties for minor mistakes, others may have been tediously boring or simply failed to heed their students' feedback. Nonetheless, we usually also recall those teachers who positively impacted our learning journey. So, what makes these educators stand out? We believe that a combination of certain traits and skills contribute to a teacher being remembered for the right reasons. By incorporating these characteristics, you are likely to be remembered as an exceptional English teacher by your future students. Communication Passion Patience Organization Adaptability Confidence Of all the qualities listed, communication arguably...  [Read more]

A Teacher's Importance in Our Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In everyone's life, there is at least one person that can be called a teacher, and it doesn't matter who is it — our older neighbor living next door or the person standing at the blackboard in a classroom for hours and trying to give you a piece of knowledge in some way. Anyway, we get something in the result. What does it mean to be a teacher? What does a teacher do? Professional development Teacher's flexibility Example Significant person Are you ready to be a TEFL teacher? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Ivan S. The teaching profession is very difficult. Teachers are people who play a big role in the formation of personality. Any teacher needs to realize what a huge...  [Read more]

What Really Is the Role of the Parents in Education? - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas It goes without saying that parents are the first teachers to their children, thus, education begins at home. Mothers and fathers together with school personnel may set up a perfect environment for a child's balanced learning. Research in the field Suggestions to parents 1. Be a Role Model 2. Read books together 3. Encourage active learning Learn new teaching skills by taking a TEFL course today! Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: Recent research has shown that parent involvement in their child's school life has many positive results. For example, students whose parents participated in PTA got higher grades and test scores. They also were more likely to enroll in higher level programs and advanced classes and to achieve higher graduation rates....  [Read more]

Roles of Parents in a Child's Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Education starts at home. A child does not start and stop learning in school. They will always learn whether it is at home, in school, with friends or even other influences such as the internet. Therefore, a child's very first teacher or role model is their parents. Parent's engagement in a child's learning process is very crucial in shaping their character. Parents should not only rely on the child's school in education. Having both the parents and school teachers working hand in hand is one of the best combinations in getting the child to be interested in learning and to become a better person in the future. Support Comfort Help Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification...  [Read more]

Prudential First Recruitment & Education - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Our team is comprised of educated, experienced professionals who work effectively with teachers and schools to bring them together through quality networking. We are flexible and adaptable regarding the needs of each individual school. On the other hand, we also listen closely to the needs of our teachers amid efforts to ensure that we find the best fit for our teachers, placing them in jobs in Turkey as well as overseas. At Prudential First Recruitment, we work with selective schools and universities to ensure that our teachers have the best work experience possible. Each position available with Prudential First has been vetted, and we try our best to visit each school in-person. Our legal team reviews contractual terms on behalf of our teachers, to ensure that all regulatory and legal...  [Read more]

The Essentials of Parents Roles in Children's’ Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The purpose of education is not to raise test scores, but rather to prepare our young ones to be successful in life. It starts from the home where parents are considered as the steering wheel of the vehicle of learning in providing guidance, monitoring, support and setting goals for their children and fostering the achievement of these goals. First Teachers Advantages of Parents' Contribution How Can Parents Benefit? Are There Any Cons? Social Influences Balanced Support Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Abdulrahman D. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. The parents are the first teachers of the...  [Read more]

The Main Features of Evaluation and Testing in Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences It is important to note that regardless of which situation you may find yourself in be it in a school, language center, teaching young learners or adults you will always be involved in some or the other form of testing or evaluation. These test/evaluation may include things that are done internally for the school such as homework, course unit test or end of year test/exam and you may also be involved in external exams such as IELTS (International English Language Testing System) and other exams. The most common types of test/evaluation that takes place are: Features of tests 1. General English Test 2. Business English Test 3. Academic English Test Test yourself by taking a TEFL course today! Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was...  [Read more]

Lesson Planning and Collaboration: The Strengths of ESA - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas A New Perspective on Lesson Planning Prior to beginning this course, I had only considered lesson planning in the form of worksheets and topics, a brief lecture here and there, and some talk activities placed sporadically throughout the lesson. I also understood the critical nature of talking and listening as a means of gaining proficiency in a new language, but I did not think there would be a way to square this need with other aspects of what I perceived to be my own general education experience. Introducing the Engage, Study, Activate (ESA) Model Engage: Fostering Comfort and Preparation Study: Promoting Engagement and Confidence Activate: Culminating Experience and Real-Time Practice ESA: A Community of Learners Are...  [Read more]

TEFL Indonesia - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Esl Teaching Jobs With Odysee Education

Date posted:2024-03-18 | Writer: Odysee Education | Email: [email protected] We are looking for English teachers for our schools across Indonesia to teach children and young adults (ages 5-18). Most of our vacancies start in July/August, but we do have some opportunities year round. Up to 25 hours teaching per week, Monday to Friday. Established in 2013, Odysee Education has more than 10,000 students in schools all over Indonesia, making it one of the top English program providers in the nation. As the saying goes “The youths are the future of our nation”, therefore it is of the utmost importance that the right education is provided. Hence, we have established a reputation for recruiting the best teachers, and pride ourselves in building a network of veteran educators and...  [Read more]

MAE - Master of Arts in Education - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

The Master of Arts in Education is an additional high-level certification that is aimed at experienced, practicing teachers who are looking to further increase their qualifications and teaching knowledge to benefit their career prospects and the quality of their student’s education. The course can be completed entirely online from any location in the world, providing a considerable amount of flexibility when it comes to how and when you choose to study. In addition, you are also welcome to attend module discussion sessions that are held on two pre-scheduled Saturdays for each module of the course at the Bangkok School of Management. Logistically, this option is only available to those living and working in the region, but it is a highly recommended feature for those who are able to...  [Read more]

Child Development Through The Length of Modern Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Child development is a series of changes that occur from conception to the initiation of adulthood. It is a normal sequence of development where the child undergoes physical changes, emotional/ social growth and advancements in the ability to communicate with others using signs and language. A child's development is both external as well as internal i.e. indicating both physical as well as mental growth. During the innate phase of development, the child is predominantly dependent on their parents or guardians to perform and to learn day to day activities. With growth and development, the child becomes increasingly self-reliant. Also, a child's development is strongly affected by genetic factors as well as environmental factors. Early Years...  [Read more]

The Importance of a Teacher in Early Childhood Education - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Educating children is one of the most challenging and rewarding roles. Children are usually illustrated as a bath sponge when it comes to absorbing language input. They could learn easily learn a language without much force at a young age. As teachers or educators, we need to be able to nurture them to have a positive mind and become an independent individual in the future. A child's future would largely depend on the education they receive when they are young. Thus, it is a teacher's role to mold children by giving the best education in a positive direction at a young age. Teacher's Roles Teacher's Attitude and Approach Role Model Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification...  [Read more]

270 TOEFL Words You Need to Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Preparing for TOEFL? Whether you're a test prep teacher or are taking the proficiency test yourself, keep this list of 270 TOEFL words close!   TOEFL stands for "Test of English as a Foreign Language" and is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. The test is accepted by many English-speaking academic and professional institutions. TOEFL is one of the two major English-language tests in the world, the other being the IELTS.   The purpose of the TOEFL test is to get an evaluation of the English proficiency of people whose native language is not English. TOEFL scores are used as a measure of the ability of international students...  [Read more]

200 IELTS Words You Need to Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Preparing for IELTS? Whether you're a test prep teacher or are taking the proficiency test yourself, keep this list of 200 IELTS words close!   The International English Language Testing System, or IELTS, is an international standardised test of English language proficiency for non-native English language speakers. It is jointly managed by the British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English, and was established in 1989.   IELTS exams are designed to cover the full range of ability from non-user to expert user of English. There are two versions of the IELTS test: academic and general. The Academic version is for test takers who want to study at tertiary level in an English-speaking country or seek...  [Read more]

Empowering Young Minds: Fostering Critical Thinking in Education - TEFL Blog

Minh Huy Hoang TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Critical thinking is one of the fundamental abilities in the "4Cs" of 21st-century skills including Communication, collaboration, creativity, and critical thinking. In education, critical thinking is unquestionably significant, in EFL in particular. Why should teachers of languages do critical thinking? What kinds of critical thinking exercises can instructors do with young learners? Storytelling Odd one out Conclusion Ready to teach English as a Foreign Language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! For young learners, critical thinking may be defined as having the willingness to pick up new things, solve simple problems, make judgments, justify those conclusions, and...  [Read more]

TEFL Other Latin America - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Special Education Learning Support Teacher

Date posted:2024-03-28 | Writer: SMS - Santo Domingo | Email: [email protected] St. Michael’s School in Santo Domingo seeks an experienced Special Education/Learning Support Teacher who can provide research-based best practices for implementing effective learning support services in the secondary school.  St. Michael’s School is a 1st through 12th-grade school with rigorous academic demands and a sound character education program. The school’s international curriculum is delivered in the English language, and complemented with Lengua Española and Estudios Sociales classes offered in Spanish in compliance with MINERD requirements. Founded in 1991 by educators Christian Virginia Heinsen, Michelle Morel, and Roxanna Soto. St. Michael’s is committed to forming well-rounded...  [Read more]

4 Insights on the Role of Evaluation and Testing in Education - TEFL Blog

Jon ITTT Alumni Experiences To begin with, our experiences both as students and teachers everywhere have shown that many teachers at all levels of the educational system take evaluation and testing for granted and therefore tend to be very casual in their attitudes in setting and marking examinations. It should be noted that examination and evaluation form an integral part of the educational process as a whole and benefit both the teacher and the student. The term "evaluation" is often used as though it were synonymous with testing. A test simply refers to a particular situation set up for the purpose of making an assessment. In order words, the term test is an instrument of measurement of educational parameters, usually related to attainment. The purpose of evaluation and testing...  [Read more]

Education in China: What a Prospective EFL Teacher Should Know - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences The experience of living and working abroad for sure will give us another vision of the world. If you have been in China, enough you will learn to be more patient and tolerant. Live with another culture is not easy, and we learn how to be flexible. We are different, we live differently, our environment is different, our beliefs, our politeness, our food, etc. Habits and Traditions Performance Evaluation Responsibilities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Ana P. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. "Good morning, how are you today? "- They have never asked each other how are they? Instead, they...  [Read more]

ProgressMe - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT

ProgressMe is an interactive linguistic platform for online education providing solutions for private online classes, language marathons, and schools with support for more than 140 languages. We bring together more than 50,000 language teachers around the world and help improve the quality of online learning every day. ProgressMe allows teach online using: - Virtual Classrooms; - Course Constructor; - Integrated Video communication system; - Automatic check of students' answers; - Personal accounts for each user with their own schedule; - Full synchronization with the student; - Library of interactive materials; - Blended learning mode; - ProgressMe Academy with educational content. Progressme / Live-classes 1 minute to prepare for the lesson Use of the ready-made interactive materials...  [Read more]

How Will My Personal Teaching Experiences as a Russian Teacher Help Me as an English Teacher? - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas You have to put the emphasis on the right syllable," I said, finishing my demonstration. Challenges in the Second Class: Timing and Assumptions Learning from Mistakes: Lessons for Effective Language Teaching Apology and Humility: A Turning Point Valuable Lessons for Language Instructors Carrying Lessons Forward: Teaching English with Confidence Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! My very first class of students learning Russian had expressed their disdain for their books with stress notes denoted on every word. They started reading from the copies without the stress marks and consequently were butchering the...  [Read more]

What is a hagwon and are they a good place to work? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

A hagwon is a specialized educational institution in South Korea, distinct from the standard public school system. It operates primarily as a private academy, catering to students who seek supplementary education, especially in subjects like English. While the public school system offers foundational education, hagwons focus on enhancing and refining a student's knowledge. Approximately 95% of South Korean students enroll in a hagwon at some point in their educational journey, indicating their significant role in the Korean academic landscape. Given their prominence, hagwons present a vast majority of employment opportunities for EFL teachers in South Korea. However, potential educators should thoroughly research individual hagwons and their working conditions to ensure they align with...  [Read more]

Is TEFL worth it? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

Absolutely, and here is why: In summary, a TEFL certification not only amplifies your employability but also ensures you are adept at fostering an enriching learning environment. In-class TEFL courses Online TEFL courses Specialized TEFL courses If you prefer face-to-face instruction, we offer numerous on-site training locations worldwide. These courses typically span four weeks and are more intensive than our online options. A key benefit of this study mode is the opportunity to practice your teaching skills in a real English language classroom setting. Our courses include comprehensive English teaching theory lessons led by experienced trainers. Of course, we also ensure ample time for exploring the local culture and surroundings. For more information about our in-class course options,...  [Read more]

Can I teach English as a foreign language online? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs

Teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) online has become an increasingly popular option. While many pursue TEFL certification to immerse themselves in overseas adventures, online teaching offers its own set of benefits. For newcomers to the field, it provides a flexible platform to gain experience and earn, potentially funding future travels. Additionally, it serves as an excellent supplementary income source for those juggling other job commitments. So, regardless of your location, be it your home nation or abroad, online TEFL teaching is an option worth exploring. How do I get started as an English language teacher online? What are the employment options for an online English teacher? How much can you earn as an online English teacher? Embarking on an online English teaching...  [Read more]

Beyond the Classroom: Diverse Career Paths for Qualified TEFL Teachers - TEFL Blog

Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas While it is true that the vast majority of newly qualified EFL teachers start out by working in a mainstream ESL teaching job, either online or in a traditional classroom abroad, there are other options out there for those who are looking for something a little different. The many job options available to TEFL qualified teachers could include: Volunteer English language teaching Teaching English in your own country English language teacher trainer Head English language teacher International business ELT administration Curriculum or course designer International law Conclusion Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! It is...  [Read more]

Alumni Thoughts: Should Parents Take Part in their Child’s Learning Path? - TEFL Blog

Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Parental support and back for learning exercises at domestic combined with the parental association in tutoring are basic to children's instruction. Parents have proven to be the first and lifelong educators of their children. Parental engagement is always necessary to ensure that the development of a child is adequate and enough. In broad consideration, parental engagement comprises of organizations between families, schools, and communities, raising parental alertness of the gains of engaging their children's instruction, and providing them with the aptitudes to do so. Benefits General Influence Comparing to Teachers Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate...  [Read more]

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