Paired Texts: Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall” and Ilya Kaminsky’s “We Lived Happily During the War”

Paired Texts: Robert Frost’s “Mending Wall” and Ilya Kaminsky’s “We Lived Happily During the War” | Robert Frost (New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection/Library of Congress) and Ilya Kaminsky (Slowking) I have to admit to a love/hate relationship with Robert Frost’s poetry stemming from the fact that I wrote a research […]

A High-Quality Education Means What, Exactly?

This November California voters may assign our state courts some unwelcome homework: Politico’s California Playbook notes that several different education-right initiatives are circulating. All would add to our state constitution a right to “high-quality” public schools or education. That’s arguably useful because California’s constitutional right to education has never been defined to set a particular […]

5 Essential Strategies for ESL Teachers –

What can educators do to improve student learning? Here is where Culturally Responsive Teaching comes into play. Culturally Responsive Teaching is also called Culturally Relevant Teaching. Nowadays, educators aim to implement Culturally Responsive Teaching rather than Traditional Teaching Methods. Essentially, the main purpose of implementing Culturally Responsive Teaching strategies in ESL classrooms is to create […]

A One Stop Interactive Teaching Tool for ESL Learners –

Are you an ESL teacher looking for ideas and ESL games to spice up your lesson plans? Have you been searching high and low to break up the monotony in your classroom? Fret not! Here at ESL Resources & Activities – English Teaching 101, we got your back! Let’s face it, teaching English as a […]

Union, child protection group at odds over Manitoba teacher misconduct bill

Manitoba’s teachers’ union is raising concerns about proposed legislation that would create a new process to address educator misconduct — but an organization that advocates for children’s safety says those concerns are misguided. General counsel Monique St. Germain said the Canadian Center for Child Protection was puzzled by issues the Manitoba Teachers’ Society had taken […]