Thesis Statement in an Essay
Writing an essay is commonly the question of persuasion – you should try to convince your reader, that you have a noteworthy point of view on the assigned subject. This is so called academic argument, a special for of written persuasion, which engages the usage of specific pattern. Now, how should a good thesis statement look like, and what structure should it have?
What Makes a Good Teacher
A teacher is a very peculiar vocational choice, for, unlike other professions, it works not with things and minds, but, if it is possible to say so, with minds to be, to this or that extent.
My Idea of Ideal University
Since long ago I have been thinking about good and bad features of modern higher education, and tried to imagine how the ideal higher educational institution, the ideal university should look like. Here I shall share some thoughts concerning this subject.
My Attitude Towards School
I think I wouldn’t be alone if I confess that during my school years I hated the place where I had to study. Or, I suppose, not the place itself, but the system it was based on, for none of the three schools I managed to study at felt very much different.
Although a career in teaching can be extremely rewarding and enjoyable, it is a demanding professional activity, which cannot be confined to the deep knowledge of the subject and teaching methodology. It requires a whole range of important personal qualities and a proper mode of behavior, which makes teaching ethics a necessary prerequisite.
If you try to consider your learning experience, you will be surprised to realize that you have almost never been satisfied with the relationship between the teacher in the class room and you as a student. The classes are likely to have been either too boring, being confined to dull lecturing on the topic of the class, or too funny with much laughter, jokes and pleasant deviations from the topic, but of very little actual educational value. So, where is the happy medium and what is the key to a successful learning-teaching process?
Your end of term exams is looming on the horizon and you realize that soon you will feel tired, sleepy and stressed out all the time. Why? Because you are supposed to start revising in order to achieve good results.
This is often taken as a hard and dry rule of the end-of-term exam fever: if you are dead tired and panic-stricken, you work hard and will pass your exams. However, this idea is just a silly stereotype. Moreover, it is untrue and harmful for your health. If you want to revise for your exams efficiently, follow these simple rules and you are sure to succeed.
The most desirable dream of any student is learning without any marks and grades and preferably without any assessment at all. An ideal educational process! Imagine that you as a student do not have to learn, sit exams and prepare for your classes. You are free to choose if you really want to learn this or that topic or you are sure you will live happily without it. Sounds really impressive!
What does successful learning-teaching process depend on? This is the fundamental question of education, which is debated by hundreds of educational professionals all over the world. Despite these numerous debates, the answer to the question is relatively simple.
We all had teachers at school whom we loved and whom we hated. However, as children we seldom reflected on why it happened, being guided by the holistic approach adherent to the young age. Growing older, we usually become more interested in the reasons. When I tried to answer the question what my positive attitude depended on, I realized that it was mainly determined by the way teachers managed to combine different roles in the classroom. So, here are the roles: