Category Archives: Education

#FelizLunes How To Teach Literature: The Role of Close Reading In Teaching English Language Learners To Read Complex Texts #mondaymotivation #HappyMonday #Mondayblogs

    If what we read entertains us, speaks to us, or makes us aware of the human condition, then it is literature. How to best teach literature?   I share my knowledge about teaching literature, gained from 15 years … Continue reading

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#LeBron James: Why I’m endorsing #HillaryClinton

“Register to vote, Show up to the polls, and Vote For Hillary Clinton.”                         LeBron James endorses Hillary Clinton for president. “We need a president who understands our community … Continue reading

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#LeBron James, the most influential person in the major swing state of #Ohio, endorses #HillaryClinton

LeBron James at an event for his Akron, Ohio-based philanthropy, the LeBron James Family Foundation. James has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president.         Ty Wright/Getty Images LeBron James has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. The Akron, Ohio-based NBA star … Continue reading

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How To Teach English Literature: Resources, Strategies and Tips #ASMSG

How To Teach English Literature This textbook is intended for students of English Literature Teaching as well as new and experienced teachers of English Literature. Written by Thomas Jerome Baker, author of 168 books and a teacher of English with … Continue reading

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International Student Mobility to 2024

The Future of the World’s Mobile Students to 2024 Important findings from “The future of the world’s mobile students to 2024” This report from the British Council offers predictions about the next decade of international student mobility based on new … Continue reading

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Here’s Why #Chile Is The Most Beautiful Country In The World

When it comes to natural beauty there is a certain cocktail of ingredients that definitely makes a country stand out. The most important ones are a low population density, a high variation in latitude, and varied climatic systems. There are … Continue reading

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The disadvantaged need the best teachers

David Cameron wants to bring opportunity to everyone, wherever they live, whatever their background. It’s an admirable intention, but he really needs to get on with it in our country’s schools. The geographical lottery in educational achievement means that only … Continue reading

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Best universities in the United States 2016

Thinking about studying in the USA can be overwhelming, especially since there are so many options of where to study in the United States. We are currently in the process of launching our own bespoke US college ranking, due for … Continue reading

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International students are worth more than their tuition fees

A strong international presence on campus is worth more than money in the bank.  Philip Wainwright Times Higher Education  Just over 10 years ago, the president of Emory University, my Atlanta-based institution, told an international planning group that he wanted to hear … Continue reading

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STUDY ABROAD IN EDINBURGH

Why choose Edinburgh? Hear what our students like most about studying here in our latest video about Study Abroad in Edinburgh, along with our top ten reasons for choosing Edinburgh. Studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh from HSS Webteam … Continue reading

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