How Do We Jumpstart Early Literacy?

The more I studied reading, as it is taught in most public schools, the more I understood why we have 50 million functional illiterates. The schools say they are teaching children to read. It is often closer to...

We Involved Parents_We Failed To Evolve With Them

In today’s tumultuous world, individuals are seeking social perspicuity concerning taxation, unemployment, governmental improprieties, and civil rights. Through all the verbal debates, no one can hear the quiet...

Reunited with My Students

I often taught my elementary students: “Listen to your heart – be wise, be mindful, be silly, be smart.” After five years of service as a teacher at KMS, I decided it was time to respond to the callings...

What Does It Mean To Be a Teacher

“I hate this stupid job!” I cursed after my elementary students left the classroom. It was the end of another agonizing day at work. The children had brutally taken advantage of me – just like they had the...

Teaching in Distance Education

During the second half of the twentieth century, a radical change has taken place in our society: it is indeed spent a patriarchal society established to focus on the individual and his development company standards,...

The Quickest Way To Learn New Vocabulary Words

Most words can be learned and taught most easily in groups, for example, words used by doctors, terms used every day by car mechanics, vocabulary typically heard in a lawyer’s office. Imagine a photograph of...

Footnotes for Teachers

As teachers, the part of our anatomy that we constantly harass the most are our feet (next to our vocal cords). When I was an elementary teacher, a colleague was reprimanded by our principal for sitting down during...