Haiti is one of the least developed and least stable countries in the Western Hemisphere. While the availability of consumer goods and services is adequate in the capital, Port-au-Prince, other parts of the country experience chronic shortages. Most consumer products are imported and expensive. Some tourism facilities in the large cities and resort areas are satisfactory, but many are rudimentary at best, and are difficult to find in most rural areas and small towns.
ï»¿Léon-François Hoffmann, \'invaluable teacher\' and Haitian literature scholar, dies at 86
Rigolot called Hoffmann "an invaluable teacher? and his work "erudite and imaginative." "Long before 'francophone' literature became fashionable, Hoffmann studied Haiti with an unparalleled ... pretending not to understand English.
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jun 2018 08:33:00 GMT
As Hispanic population rapidly increases in Fall River schools, district slowly adapts
Haiti. Peru. Bolivia. Brazil ... All teachers ? no matter the language they speak ? in the district have been trained in English immersion to properly teach kids learning the language. There is also work being done to create a new Respecting ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Jun 2018 11:47:00 GMT
Verona High School Students Collects More than 40 Boxes of Books for Haitian School
During the past 2 months, we have been leading a book drive to benefit Haitian students ages 6-12. Books in English, Spanish, and French were donated to the cause. Additionally, our music teacher and band director Mr. Lynch, along with the Verona Music ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 11 Jun 2018 20:00:00 GMT
She moved to Boston knowing no English, but ended up a valedictorian
Saïsa Nicolas vividly recalls the sights, sounds, and flavors of her early childhood in Haiti. The street vendors selling crafts ... moving to Boston when Nicolas was 9 and knew no English. She studied hard at a school for students learning the language ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Jun 2018 13:56:00 GMT
Linguistic change: Implications for teaching
An example is Haitian Creole, which is based on ... In each of the programs, which aim to teach students to read, write and speak in two languages, half the students will be English speakers and half will already speak the other language of the classroom.
Publ.Date : Wed, 06 Jun 2018 06:20:00 GMT
Taiwanese School Sparks Outrage for Saying It?s Not Hiring ?Black or Dark-Skinned? Teachers
Posted on a Facebook page ?Substitute Teachers Needed in Taipei (City/County)? on Monday (June 11), the ad for substitute English teachers was created ... about jobs here in Taiwan,? a 27-year-old Haitian software engineering major at Tamkang ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:37:00 GMT
LATEST: Principal wants to dismiss Gardens High teacher accused of anti-Haiti remarks
A Palm Beach Gardens High School teacher accused of making derogatory remarks to a Haitian student may be out of a job ... girl singled out by Tillman?s comments as not proficient in English and ?normally very quiet.? After the video emerged ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 05 Jun 2018 14:57:00 GMT
New Program Helps Md. Educators Teach Students In Haiti & The Dominican Republic
He teaches English classes for Spanish and Creole speakers and his students are thousands of miles away in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Last year, Jacob teamed up with his close friend Bertony Paul to create iFriendNet. They came up with the idea ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 03 Jun 2018 17:00:00 GMT
I teach kids from \'s--tholes\'; they could teach Trump a thing or two
Inscribed in thin black letters is the phrase "Te protégé a tu ninos," or in English ... While I teach a variety of children from around the world, the two largest communities of immigrants I serve are those from Africa and Haiti, a coupling of a ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:51:00 GMT
A Haitian father makes a robot to teach his son to speak
But it is clear that there is a real need here in Haiti for children who have problems with language-learning because specialists are expensive [Editor?s note: It costs about 30 euros an hour to see a speech therapist in Port-au-Prince, and there are few ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:00:00 GMT