Lebanon is a small, largely mountainous country in the Middle East, located at the eastern edge of the Mediterranean Sea. Lebanon is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south, with a narrow coastline along its western edge.
UO, Voice of America develop new English teaching program
The ?Women Teaching Women English? materials have been used to train English educators throughout Lebanon, including in Syrian refugee camps. ?The ?Women Teaching Women English? materials were produced in response to Lebanese women who wanted to ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:34:00 GMT
Harut Sassounian: Unique high school teacher who changed my life
I was a student at the Sophia Hagopian Armenian High School in Beirut, Lebanon. When the time came to register ... she reluctantly informed me that the benefactor was none other than my English teacher, Olivia Balian, on condition that I do not go and ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Oct 2017 02:47:00 GMT
Tel Aviv: Nineteen Forty-Eight
In Lebanon, where I spent my summer living just outside one refugee camp, Bourj el-Shamale, and teaching in another ... who we were in this public space and what we carried with us as English-speaking foreigners. It was very important for us to remain ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Oct 2017 21:32:00 GMT
Ind. runner loses one parent, then the other ? and finds two moms
Since he was in middle school, Shelley West and other Lebanon teachers have donated cash and clothes ... Last week, Camren Toole was given an assignment in his sophomore English class: Write a paper on something that has changed your life.
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:23:00 GMT
Lebanon promotes ?back to public school? drive
With the back-to-school season in full swing, Lebanon is seeking to woo its school-age population ... The focus would be on training teachers, renewing school programmes, refurbishing and building new schools, especially in underdeveloped areas, and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:00:00 GMT
Webinar set to discuss TN Ready scores
The tests that were scored incorrectly were in English I, English II and integrated math II. In addition to the scoring errors, almost 1,700 teachers in 62 districts ... state assessments,? Wright said. The Lebanon Special School District was identified ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 18 Oct 2017 07:40:00 GMT
Don?t Be Fooled By Talk Of ?Progressive? Hezbollah ? OpEd
When we speak of Hezbollah?s control over decision-making in Lebanon, not only are we referring to political ... mocked divorced women and said they were unfit to teach children in schools. While his opinion triggered negative reactions, prompting ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 Oct 2017 21:08:00 GMT
Refugee loneliness: The deaf Syrian father learning British Sign Language to combat isolation
They spent six years in Lebanon before arriving in the UK in June. Ahmad uses Arabic sign language and Mountaha can't speak English, meaning they are struggling ... Ahmad worked in a deaf school in Aleppo, teaching children how to use sign language.
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 05:40:00 GMT
Syrian refugees? struggle for higher education
26-27, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon ... of Turkish or English, as in the case of Turkey, also negatively affects their studies and eventually discourages and frustrates them, so that many give up. For teaching language, researches ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Oct 2017 00:13:00 GMT