An overseas territory of the United States, Guam lies in the West Pacific Ocean, and is the largest island in the area. Its economy thrives on tourism, manufacturing, and industry.
Humbled, inspired teacher wins $10K award
She not only teaches English and literature, but also has produced eight plays. "It could have been anyone because there are so many excellent teachers out there," Quichocho ... This is Mrs. Quichocho's class' Guam Department of Education Superintendent ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Apr 2018 07:44:00 GMT
Texas making strides, but still needs improvements in early education, report finds
AUSTIN ? Texas is responsible for teaching more children in state-funded pre-K than ... some of the poorest families in Britain with parents who don't necessarily speak English. Zafirakou, who was born in London, praised the diversity of her school's ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:05:00 GMT
ASAHI HAIKUIST NETWORK/ David McMurray
Eileen Benavente-Blas said farewell in Dededo, Guam. Paul Geiger may have visited an aquarium ... He is a correspondent school teacher of Haiku in English for the Asahi Culture Center in Tokyo. McMurray judges haiku contests organized by Ito En Oi Ocha ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Oct 2017 16:25:00 GMT
English spoken in Guam, Micronesia being studied
In 2016, she completed her M.A. in English languages and literatures with a special focus in linguistics and is currently completing her teaching degree. Besides Guam, the team of researchers will also closely examine English spoken in Saipan in the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 02 Jul 2016 17:00:00 GMT
2 Japanese tourists killed, 11 hurt after man goes on stabbing spree at Guam resort
I doubt drugs have anything to do with it. If the guy was targeting Japanese tourists, he probably went crazy because of the lack of opportunities on Guam. I am not justifying his actions but they have built up that area of Guam specifically for Japanese ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Feb 2013 19:00:00 GMT
The trouble with testing in Tennessee
Speaking of DeVos: Guam education officials recently met with the ... CATCHING UP WITH THE NEW TEACHER OF THE YEAR: Mandy Manning ? named 2018 National Teacher of the Year last week ? teaches English to immigrant and refugee students in the Newcomer ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Apr 2018 07:00:00 GMT
What is Common Core? A look at the standards sparking controversy in Michigan and nationwide
The two organizations formed the Common Core State Standards Initiative, which incorporated contributions from participating states, including Michigan, as well as teachers ... Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Minnesota has adopted the English standards ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 05 Jun 2013 17:55:00 GMT
Report: State preschool enrollment continues to grow, but quality varies
Currently, six of the 60 programs covered by the report require lead teachers to have any special training in educating children whose home language is not English, but these six don?t include states with large enrollments of DLLs, such as Arizona ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Apr 2018 06:25:00 GMT
Researcher: English spoken on Guam unique
While it?s common knowledge that some English words spoken on Guam are unique, research shows it goes far ... She's currently completing her teaching degree.
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Apr 2017 05:00:00 GMT
Guam man sentenced to life for killing 3 Japanese tourists
Yasuhiro Uehara, whose daughter and mother-in-law were both killed in the Feb 12, 2013 attack, said the perpetrator would have been sentenced to death in Japan. I'm very sorry this is not Japan and the punishment is not available here Uehara said through ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:45:00 GMT