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Get them young! Or what the UK is doing wrong with MFL, and how we can remedy it?

I spent the last five years teaching in a German High School. I learnt a lot, especially German! In addition to this, I formed wonderful relationships with my students who enjoyed the different teaching ideas and methodologies that I brought with me from my UK teacher training and experience. Some of my students decided to…

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Are Gender Stereotypes Stopping your Child’s Success?

Boys like cars and girls like fluffy toys, right? How many of us played with things because they were given to us… but secretly hankered over our brother or sister’s toy. I know I did. One Christmas I received a sewing box and my little brother got the most awesome remote control car. I was…

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learn the german language
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8 Useful Tips on How to Learn the German Language

In this article, we will have a look at mechanisms of human memory in order to understand how to best learn the German language, or any other foreign language! By understanding the brain’s processes while learning a language, you can start speaking German fluently without long pauses, hitches, or glances to the floor. eKidz.eu has…

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teacher hacks
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Top Teacher Hacks for Classroom Hacking

After 15 years of High School teaching, I have picked up a number of teacher hacks.Some things have become second nature – but I can still remember those first years when each day seemed like a matter of classroom coercion, student second-guessing and learning luring. Here are a few tips to help you hack it…

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How to Help First-Graders Prepare and Adapt to School

Entering school is one of the most important and challenging periods in a child’s life. The transition from kindergarten to school can be an emotionally challenging situation due to all the changes in life, including increased psycho-emotional stress. Even kids with emotional maturity sometimes have difficulties adapting to school life. Parents and teachers can play…

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mobbing and bullying at school
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How to deal with Bullies & Emotional Bullying at School

Emotional bullying at school and psychological harassment at school is an unfortunately frequent phenomenon. Regardless of the objectives and number of participants involved, it has a two-fold negative impact: on one hand, the bullied child’s feelings toward school are negatively impacted. On the other hand, the effects of bullying impact the development of social relations in…

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The Global Reading Method

In recent decades, teachers have started to implement the new way of teaching children how to read using the analytical, so-called “global” method. The Global Reading Method could be seen both as an alternative approach to the traditional teaching methods of reading comprehension skills and as a first step in teaching literacy. Some learning centres…

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6 Tips for Selecting a Tutor

Throughout history, teachers have enjoyed a high status in history. And it’s understandable why that is. Having a great teacher can be truly life-altering. And this is certainly something you should keep in mind when selecting a tutor for either yourself or your child. Choosing the correct tutor is one of the most important steps…

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How to Learn German Starting with the German Alphabet

The German alphabet is very easy to learn! This alphabet learning guide is a good way for beginners to learn the basics of the language, which will help in learning how to speak, read and write in German and will also lay the foundations of correct pronunciation. In this article, we will discuss the importance…

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7 Key Reading Tips From a Child Psychologist on How to Teach Your Child to Read at Any Age

In the era of gadgets and information technology parents’ complaints are increasing: How can you teach your child to read when he/she is unmotivated, would rather play computer games or even use Google voice search rather than spell out words? As a licensed, practising child psychologist I’ve compiled the 7 best reading tips for helping…

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