T. R. Girill
Society for Technical Communication/Lawrence Livermore National Lab.
Technical Writing: How ELL Writing Support Benefits Everyone
When veteran ESL/ELL teacher Wendi Pillars blogs about "Helping
English Language Learners Adapt Under the Common Core" (Education
Week Teacher, Jan. 7, 2014, http://www.edweek.org/tm/articles/
2014/01/07/ctq_pillars_ela.html), she offers several strategies
that are really quite general. They can help every science
student learn to communicate more effectively.
My company, Cardinal Education, works with students on admissions, tutoring, and test prep in the Bay Area. We are currently seeking talented SAT and Test Prep Tutors. Cardinal Education's teacher support and pay are very attractive. I had worked for The Princeton Review for over a decade before joining the team here, and I can tell you from experience that the tutors here at Cardinal Education are some of the happiest in the business!
"Oh you teach gym? That must be easy?"
I always want to hand over the reign and title of coach to people who say that. Ya, it's true that anyone can be a coach just like anyone can be a teacher. But not everyone can be an effective coach or an effective teacher.
Anyone who teaches math knows that fractions are one of the biggest hurdles in the process of learning. It is one of the key skills to being able to develop algebraic reasoning,number sense and continuity.
I designed Whole to give learners a game to develop a real understanding through the puzzle itself.
Check it out. I want to include a set of lesson plans from different teachers within the website that they found useful with the game.