• Childhood Memory
    for contributing writers. We love hearing from, and sharing the stories, experiences, and tips and tricks of people that are in the language-learning and -teaching community. Here, American Charles McKinney shares his experiences of teaching English in South Korea and in China.   by Charles McKinney ...
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  • The First Driving-Lesson Day
    but it also reminds me of the first day I sat behind the wheel. That day was a cool, breezy Sunday with a mild temperature on the morning of February 20, 2011. It was the first exciting driving-lesson I ever took and little did I know, it was about to teach me a practical lesson I will never forget....
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  • Boo Boo
    students. Teaching is very rewarding, but it can be hard at sometimes to get through to all the students in order for them to learn. Through this experience I have learned that there were a few parts that I still need to work on while at Manchester College and I can’t wait to develop them. The first...
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  • Reflection Essay of being a teacher - eportofolio
    part of a life-long learning process. For effective teaching, teachers must be good learners. This certificate program in college teaching provided me with many opportunities to think about my teaching career. In this section of my teaching ePortfolio, I will answer several questions regarding teaching...
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  • Life Long Values
    many instances in my life that have shaped my values, intellect, and academic or career goals. My parents raised me to become a hard worker, independent, and caring young adult. They taught me how to be all these qualities by a combination of experiencing and witnessing them first hand. I quickly learned...
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  • Justifications for Science Lessons
    Context The sequence of four science lessons were designed for prep students who study at an independent coeducational school. This school provides education from kindergarten to year 12 across four campuses and it is founded on the principles of the Christian faith as taught by the Lutheran church of Australia...
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  • Ready for the Next Fence
    horse starring at the first jump. A shock of nerves spirals throughout my body, from head to toe, I tense up. I struggle to breathe as I have been taught - in through the nose and out through the mouth. “GO”, I hear the Gate Master say. My body springs into action. I give a simple cluck to my...
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  • Casablanca, a League of Their Own, and the Greatest Generation
    combination of the three taught me a lot about World War II. The book The Greatest Generation was brilliant, if putting aside some unnecessary and excessive wording. I must admit it was not what I was expecting. I did not know what this book was about until I started to read. It took me in an emotional roller...
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  • Applications
    through high school, and currently just started the hockey season. Sports have taught me more than just the game itself. I have learned many lessons from competing and being with all sorts of people. Sports have taught me how to deal with other people and how to work with them to get things done. Most...
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  • Psychological Prospective Essay
    biological theory says that our traits are derived from heredity. Lastly, the cognitive theory states that our traits are a learned and come from our experiences. Of these theories, I feel that the cognitive theory and the behavioral theory are very similar because how we think about things can often be influenced...
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  • Assignment 4 Celta
    Assignment 4 – Lessons from the Classroom       The woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep.   I decided to take the CELTA because it seemed like a fairly easy way to make some money while I traveling. However...
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  • E111
    mention tiring at times but I love the challenge! There is nothing boring or predictable when it comes to working with children, no two days or two lessons are ever the same. I have been given the opportunity to learn and enjoy being around a good environment and I hope one day I can give that chance to...
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  • My Life
    My Life Changing Lessons By: Clifford L. James EL My Life and My Life Changing Lessons began in the rural, deep South. My name is Clifford L. James El and I prefer being called...
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  • Unit 4 Planning and Enabling
    Electrotechnical Technology. By the end of the course they will have the technical knowledge to become electricians but not necessarily the practical experience that an apprenticeship would give them. At this point of the course they are nearing the end of two years of study for the qualification, after already...
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  • The Gift of the Magi
    showed that the marriage between husband and wife was a strong bond. Obviously, I do not have a spouse, however, I can relate my experiences with family that is close to me. My grandparents and my parents show examples of loving your spouse and keeping a strong relationship with each other. I have seen...
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  • Friends
    the close friend who betrayed me and made me who I am today. Having your heart broken by someone you cared for, teaches you an important lesson. It has taught me to be careful on who I trust and to keep moving on in life. Even though this was a painful event, it has made me a stronger person. Losing someone...
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  • Social Contexts and Adolescent Development
    my parents raised me? Does it have anything to do with the friends that I had growing up? Could it be that my teachers went above and beyond their content to teach me life lessons? The fact is that I had many influences in my life including my parents, friends and teachers that led me down the path to...
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  • Learning Autobiography
    Autobiography 11/10/2012 Reflecting on my learning experiences has, other than test my long term memory, been an eye opening experience on who was a positive influence on gaining knowledge and who wasn’t. My first surprise was the amount of knowledge taught to me by my grandmother, who for many reasons was...
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  • Written Assignment
    Written Assignment In Part 1, tell us about a particular experience that you have had while working with children. Choose an experience that either brought about or illustrates a shift in your thinking about children, schools or learning. (250 words maximum for part 1) In September, 2012, I was recruited...
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  • High School
    was the school that made three years a new and changing experience for me. I came into the school in 6th grade as a shy student but left the 8th grade as a confident and outspoken student, although it was only three years those years helped me realize how to get myself more involved and how change is...
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