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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The writing?s on the wall: Schools should go back to teaching cursive | Mulshine
The nuns never even bothered to teach us that. I never heard the term ?cursive writing? until 30 years ... ?But if you learn to write, it helps with English skills and everything else. They?re losing ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:30:00 GMT

Haryana: Teacher Blackens Face of Class IV Girl For Poor Performance in English Test; Protest Erupts
New Delhi: A huge brawl erupted at a private school in Hisar district of Haryana after a teacher blackened the face of a nine-year-old Dalit girl and paraded her inside the school for performing not ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:56:00 GMT

A British family is offering a tutor $80 an hour to teach their son English while dressed as Obi-Wan Kenobi
The parents have specified that each lesson must be "Star Wars"-inspired and that the tutor should refer to their son as "Padawan" ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Dec 2019 05:39:00 GMT

Yale grad finds purpose in teaching students from her south Phoenix neighborhood
Season for Sharing: Viviana Arroyo, her Yale diploma in hand, had her whole future ahead of her. She chose her past instead.
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Dec 2019 06:42:01 GMT

Report: Hueytown Middle School teacher arrested for public intoxication at school
She was released on $300 bond. Horton was identified by WBRC as a seventh grade English teacher at Hueytown Middle School. The school told the station in a statement that it is ?aware of this incident ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:08:00 GMT

Veteran English teacher surrenders license over allegation of inappropriate relationship
Download the FREE WMUR appTeacher Peter Thomes was put on paid administrative leave in August when the accuser came forward. Parents were notified that a substitute teacher was taking over the English ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:35:00 GMT

I Am an English Teacher. Rubrics Are No Way to Teach Writing
Granted, a rubric may be perfectly appropriate, particularly in complex projects in which students may be confused about what exactly the teacher wants. But in terms of writing essays and high school ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:01:00 GMT

10 Ways the Teaching Profession Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years
Teacher-evaluation systems began incorporating ... an education historian and an associate professor of English education at the University of Texas at El Paso. 5. The increasingly divisive ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 14:05:00 GMT

Sallisaw teacher charged with sexual battery
A Sallisaw teacher faces four counts of sexual battery following a Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office investigation in early December. Brandy Lynn Foreman, 29, who is listed on Central Public Schools' ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:07:00 GMT

?School is a safe place:? How this Colorado teacher talks to students worried about immigration raids
But De La Sala, an English language development teacher at Carbondale Middle School in the Roaring Fork school district, turns the rumors ? often gleaned from social media or somebody?s cousin?s ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 10:24:00 GMT

How This Colorado Teacher Talks To Students Worried About Immigration Raids
Grace De La Sala talks to worried Carbondale Middle School students about what immigration raids mean for the Roaring Fork school district.
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 11:54:19 GMT

At a Refugee Camp in Iraq, a 16-Year-Old Syrian Is Teaching Crypto Basics
?Two years ago, I got my first phone. Now everyone in my family has a smartphone,? Aldeen said. ?I like games like Minecraft because I can build things, design things and improve my English.? Like ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:43:00 GMT