Tag: Education

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COUNTABLE VS. UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS?

difference between countable and uncountable nouns

The most effective way to distinguish between a countable or uncountable noun is to check if it can be used in plural forms.

Learning the Difference between Action Verbs and Linking Verbs

Action Verbs and Linking verbs difference

The difference between action verbs and linking verbs can be described as the difference between an action and a state.

Do All Sentences Need an Object?

A sentence in English does not require an object to convey meaning and understanding. However, an object adds clarity and meaning to sentence structures

Do Spelling Tests Improve Spelling? ( and Alternatives)

Spelling tests should be about more than rote memorization. You can test a student’s ability to spell through specific activities and authentic sources.

Do Adverbs Always End in -ly?

The majority of adverbs do end in ”ly” but it is not a set rule. There is more to consider than just the ending spellings of words to determine what meaning to apportion to them

Should You Teach Vowels Or Consonants First?

It is not recommended to teach vowel and consonant sounds in isolation. Many phonics instruction methods introduce a mix of common vowel and consonant sounds

Do Teachers Actually Check Sources?

Do teachers check sources

Although the verification of sources is more common at university level than in high school it does occur in both. Teachers and professors are often familiar with subject literature and if sources are from alternative material outside of reading lists it is more likely they will be checked for legitimacy

Free STEM Lessons: Making a Milk Rainbow

How to Make A milk Rainbow

Making a milk rainbow or milk firework simply requires a few drops of food coloring placed in milk and a drop of soap added to initiate the chemical reaction between them

What To Do When Phonics Doesn’t Work

Methods such as whole language instruction, balanced literacy, and Native Instruction are alternatives to phonics and work well for many children, including those with Dyslexia.

The Best Tips For First Year Teachers

These teaching tips for first year teachers come from experience and include concrete actions. Dealing with parents, effective class management, dealing with students issues and problems, motivating and engaging students and upskilling are all covered here.