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Has the Need for Assigning Homework Passed?

December 08, 2007


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A sporadic discussion topic in the education media has concerned itself with whether or not school-aged children really need all the homework they are normally assigned. Is it busy-work or is it necessary to the development of their minds. Critics claim that kids are already in school most of the day...isn't time spent on creative endeavors--i.e. "play"--and other activities that stimulate the imagination equally important? What about physical activity--translate: exercise? With an obesity epidemic in children of the developed world, should there be a more balanced approach to . . .

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Teaching ESL WITHOUT An Employer

December 11, 2005

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"Early to bed, early to rise. Work like hell and advertise." ~Ted Turner

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The Problem with Private ESL Classes

December 09, 2005

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"They're called lessons because they lessen from day to day." ~Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures In Wonderland

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What Do You Do About Missed ESL Classes?

December 01, 2005

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"The joys of meeting pay the pags of absence / Else who could bear it?" ~ Nicholas Rowe

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The Most Popular Posts on English-Blog

September 29, 2005

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Who is Lee Hobbs?

September 01, 2005

Lee Hobbs, a North American native-speaker (and partial descendant of Native-Americans and wily Welshmen), renowned global citizen (and infamous universal denizen) spends much of his existence "searching for sanity beyond the self-dynamic" After earning his bachelor of arts (in fine art) in 1993, he spent six of his thinner years trekking across the planet, experimenting with entrepreneurial endeavors, and working in the emerging ESL field of Post-Communist Europe. During that time . . .

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