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Qualifications for TEFL jobs, teaching English in Thailand Teaching English is a popular way to live and work in Thailand, and many are employed here, legally or otherwise, in TEFL jobs. In 2014 the criteria have become more strictly enforced and not everyone qualifies to come and simply teach. Like most countries, the ministry of education in Thailand maintains specific minimum qualifications to license teachers, Thai or otherwise, before they can step into a classroom. Afterall, they are fussy about who they allow to teach the future generations. Thais need to have completed a degre
When attempting to determine the effectiveness of any training program or training course, it is customary to embark on an evaluation process. This evaluation process often starts during the event or program itself, where delegates or students themselves are forming opinions on the effectiveness of the training facilitator, instructor and the general surroundings. At the end of the training course, delegates are often asked to fill in an evaluation sheet, that we often term the 'happy sheet'. Are happy sheets effective?
While more and more teachers are experimenting with the latest classroom concept, the flipped classroom, science teacher Shelly Wright believes that real learning occurs when lectures are actually phased out completely - not just pushed from in-class to at-home - and when students take control of their own learning.
Using cards and performance forms are two useful teaching techniques for encouraging struggling and reluctant readers. In a mixed ability classroom, teachers need easy to implement strategies for encouraging all individual students to progress and close any learning gaps.
Communication with parents is one of the most difficult challenges a new teacher will face. The student teaching experience doe not adequately prepare new teachers for parental interaction and certainly does not prepare new teachers for the difficult parents.
In helping many college students over the years make a smooth transition into the education profession, there are a few concerns that stand out among the rest when it comes to fears and scenarios associated with a new teaching position.