English Teaching

English teachers cover a wide array of subjects including grammar, reading comprehension, and written and verbal communications. If you're thinking about teaching English you also need to determine what grade level students you want to work with, and whether you want to teach students who speak languages other than English as their native tongues.

Grammar is one of the fundamental elements to understanding any language. As a student learns to read, speak or write any language, he also needs to understand basic elements such as sentence structure and verb conjugation. In addition, students need to understand concepts such as capitalization and punctuation and even the American English alphabet. English teachers help students grow at all levels of their educational development. Teachers who work with younger students help them develop the basics while high school and college level teachers help students develop communication skills they will use for the rest of their lives. Some English teachers even get to experience the joy of helping students to find their natural talents for writing and speaking the English language.

In addition to teaching the standard English curriculum, you might also want to consider teaching English as a second language. This is a challenging career choice as many students already have developed language skills in their own native tongues. Many ESL students don't get to practice their English skills at home, which can make it more difficult to teach them. With all these challenges, many people find ESL instruction to be quite rewarding.

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Bill Schahn, 90, Plays Piano for Nursing Home Residents After Traveling the World and Teaching Beyoncé?s Teacher
?Teaching in Dallas was a wonderful experience ... He says one of his favorite performances was in Interlaken, Switzerland, during the summer when ?English-speaking Baptists would come from all over ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Aug 2019 02:00:00 GMT

What Do You Need to Teach English Online?
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Publ.Date : Wed, 14 Aug 2019 04:22:00 GMT

Streamwood High names English teacher new principal
? School District U-46 appointed Jennifer Van Deusen principal of Streamwood High School. Van Deusen, who brings more than a decade of experience in U-46 to her new position, joined U-46 as an English ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:31:00 GMT

Sequoyah High Teacher Earns Prestigious Fulbright Award
Sequoyah High School English teacher Elaine Dasher has been selected by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to win. (Cherokee County School District ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:30:00 GMT

Chicago Kindergarten Teacher Wants To Bring Play Back To Class
I try to combat this by teaching in both English and Spanish, and even taking traditionally white characters in stories and altering them to represent my students. In our literacy curriculum, one of ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 11:33:01 GMT

Fired Naval Academy professor is back on campus, but not teaching
The U.S. Naval Academy is not allowing a professor to return to teaching despite a judge?s ruling reversing the school?s decision to fire the educator for ?unprofessional conduct.? Bruce Fleming, a ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Aug 2019 15:11:00 GMT

My View: Making my way as a student teacher
The chair of the English Department took one look at us and shrieked, ?YOU?RE NOT GOING TO TEACH SOUL ON ICE HERE!? She then spun around on her toe and stomped off. I asked Mike if he ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 16:26:00 GMT

Portage teacher hopes Holocaust memoir will ?build compassion? among students
PORTAGE, MI -- An English teacher at a Portage middle school wants to teach her students more than spelling and grammar. She wants to teach compassion. Johanna Toth is part of a pilot program at ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 17:49:00 GMT

Technology Teaching \'Plane English\' to Pilots
Two Purdue University alumni are helping new pilots learn radio communication skills so they can better interact with air traffic controllers. They have created an aviation radio simulator to teach ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 09 Aug 2019 10:05:00 GMT

D.C.?s test scores are up. The credit should go to better teaching.
Overall, there was a 4.9 percentage-point jump in English scores and a 1.9 percentage-point increase ... an emphasis on interdisciplinary learning and improvements in teacher development. That ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 21 Aug 2019 17:01:00 GMT

Meet Geet, The Woman Who?s Using TikTok to Educate And Teach English Language to Users
The dawn of the internet has meant that people have the world at their fingertips. The internet era has given people access to information from around the world, including empowering them with content ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 13 Aug 2019 12:18:00 GMT

Westfield Students Enhance English Skills In Summer Program
an incoming sophomore at University of Delaware who is studying to be a teacher with an emphasis on English Language Learners while minoring in Spanish. Poyntz said a writing component ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 08:00:00 GMT