ESSA, Historical Antecedents & the Future of Education

Standardized testing has been a topic of much debate in American education. President George W. Bush passed a controversial law during his administration that made testing more prominent than ever. However, before leaving office, President Obama passed the ESSA Regulations that may make testing procedures a little less strict for students in the United States. … Continue reading ESSA, Historical Antecedents & the Future of Education

Service Learning- How Can Your Students Make a Positive Contribution?

When I was a student, I groaned whenever the phrase "community service" was mentioned. I found it to be bothersome and┬ádidn't understand the purpose of doing it. However, as an adult, I now see how important community service is for our communities. On top of this, it is extremely beneficial for our students. In the … Continue reading Service Learning- How Can Your Students Make a Positive Contribution?

6 Advanced Grammar Rules To Improve Your English Speaking

I recently began writing for Spoken English Practice, a company that provides English language learners with native English speakers. Through online lessons, the native speakers tutor the students and help them practice their speaking skills. In my first post, I discuss 6 grammar skills that can help English language learners with their spoken English. It … Continue reading 6 Advanced Grammar Rules To Improve Your English Speaking