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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Brooklyn teacher goes extra mile to take kids overseas
Growing up in a tough neighborhood, it can be hard to see a way out. But Frederick Douglass Academy VII English teacher Bijoun Eric Jordan is opening the eyes of his Brooklyn students ? many of whom rarely leave the neighborhood ? by taking them overseas.
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 11:46:00 GMT

Judy Reilly says goodbye after 57 years teaching in Haverhill
Then she moved her classroom and all of her colorful learning materials to Smiley School. Her teaching materials include a mannequin named ?Mr. English,? whom Reilly scolds for breaking the rules of grammar. "He's our resident grammatician," she said.
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Jun 2018 22:00:00 GMT

Teaching data journalism ? fast and slow
In 2010 at the start of a class at a London university I asked the room ? over 150 postgraduate students from a dozen different journalism courses ? how many had studied a humanities subject such as English ... most sense to teach data journalism ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 00:04:00 GMT

EXCLUSIVE: City investigators visited less than half of yeshivas accused of failing to teach academics
The city investigators have visited less than half of the yeshivas accused of failing to teach students basic academics ... found those students received just 90 minutes a day of English, reading and writing instruction in violation of state law.
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 10:00:00 GMT

English teacher, newly-wed couple, veteran football freestyler: Meet the World Cup fans
MOSCOW, June 18. /TASS/. Hundreds of thousands of football fans have come to the FIFA World Cup that Russia is hosting for the first time in history. Some of them say they have always wanted to see a World Cup with their own eyes, some seek to celebrate ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 18 Jun 2018 10:08:00 GMT

\'Living in direct provision is teaching us to be dependent, and weak\'
Living in direct provision is teaching us to be dependent ... ?I am sad to see kids born in Ireland, who, because they live in isolation, speak no English,? Emily says. My daughter was born here. Why is she not Irish? (The 2004 Twenty-Seventh Amendment ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:17:00 GMT

Study shows approach can help English learners improve at math word problems
The results show the value of focusing on comprehension with word problems, and the authors recommend teacher preparation courses train future teachers to use such approaches, especially with English learners. "What makes this study important is it shares ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 09:56:00 GMT

Westfield teacher receives Carnegie Medal for heroism
Westfield Public Schools Superintendent Margaret Dolan presented Roosevelt teacher Matthew Kalafat with a Carnegie Medal for heroism from the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission on June 13. Kalafat, who teaches English and journalism, rescued an unconscious ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 13:38:00 GMT

Response: \'Every Teacher\' has to Help ELLs Meet Common Core Standards
Tregar offer their responses. Response From Tan Huynh Tan Huynh is a Teach For America alumnus and the head of the English Language Acquisition Department at Vientiane International School, an International Baccalaureate World School. He shares his ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 19 Jun 2018 17:32:00 GMT

Response: "Unlocking the Common Core" With English Language Learners
She is the co-author of "Leading Learning for ELL Students," published by Routledge: Helping ELLs meet the Common Core Standards requires individual student assessment, extensive teacher training with accountability, and incorporation of the English ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Jun 2018 16:26:00 GMT