Esther Stephens

Three Reasons Why Every Teacher-In-Training Has To Go Through Observation

As a student, you probably remember all those times you had a student teacher in class, right? Remember when it came time for those student teachers to teach? They had to do that for at least a week or two, maybe more. Then, they had to have their teachers come to your class to do a teacher observation. It seems weird: three teachers in one room, but only one is actually teaching while the other two are just watching.

Do You Want A Christ-Centered Education For Your Child?

Are you less than excited about the education your child is receiving in public school? Or it might be that you decided on a Christ-centered education for your child even before he or she began kindergarten. If you are still trying to decide how to give your child the Christ-centered education you desire for him or for her, from home schooling to selecting a school with a Christ-centered curriculum, here are some ideas for you to consider.

Get Started As A Plumbing Professional

Plumbers have a pretty great trade. They bring in high hourly rates and their work is always in demand. Here's how you can get started as a plumber and increase your income: Go to Trade School The first step in getting certified as a plumber is to go to plumbing trade school. There, you will learn the basic skills a plumber must know. Passing your trade school tests will be a prerequisite to getting started as a plumber, so take this part seriously.

Continuing Montessori Education At Home: Setting Up A Learning Space

Montessori schools give children the chance to learn by discovering and participating in a hands-on approach to learning. While your preschooler or school-aged child might not get traditional homework, there are ways you can continue the Montessori-style of learning at home. Here are a few things you can do to create a learning space in your home. Dramatic Play Station  Let your little ones learn by pretending with a dramatic play station.

4 Things Parents Should Know About The Reggio Emilia Approach In Preschool

If you are the parent of a preschooler, you may have recently heard about the Reggio Emilia approach. The Reggio Emilia approach, developed in Italy, is relatively new to the US, having been practiced here for about 20 years, but it is gaining in popularity. It is a method that values the child within the family and culture. It utilizes the environment as a teacher, documentation shared with the community, and a child-led approach.

How To Help Your Shy Child Be More Comfortable Around Others

Of course, some children hesitate to be away from those who are in their everyday lives. However, if you think that your child is excessively shy, you may want to introduce him or her to new playmates. From having play dates to enrolling your child in a daycare center, here are some ideas on how to help your shy child be more comfortable around other people: Do An Assessment - Ask yourself if you, too, are most comfortable just being with your family members.

A Few Educational Media Options For Corporate Training

No matter what type of business you are running, there is going to be the need for training occasionally. Perhaps you have added a new product line, are opening new locations, or need to keep everyone up with new technology or trends. Trying to get everyone that needs the training together and not interrupting the work flow can be difficult if not impossible. Luckily, as technology has progressed, there are more options for making sure everyone receives the training needed to keep your business on track.

3 Important Steps To Take Before Considering Piloting As A Career

The idea of stepping into a role of being a pilot, whether it is a commercial airline or a private jet company, can be alluring for a lot of different reasons when you are looking at your own career path options. Even though there are a lot of young adults who claim they want to be a pilot as their career, many will never make it to that point. This type of job is not for everyone, but many only realize this once they have attended aviation school and tried to hold a few positions.