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10 ways to encourage beginning reading in an Emirati home
(International Printing Press, 2011)
Parents worldwide play a significant role in the development of their children’s reading (Trelease, 2006). Yet, the fostering of home reading practices seems to be a challenge in both the United Arab Emirates and wider ...
Using electronic books to engage young readers
(I.N.T.O. [Irish National Teachers Organisation], 2013-02)
Electronic books offer a fun, interactive, multimedia rich approach to sharing stories with children. Although teaching reading has traditionally focused on using conventional printed books, there is a growing shift ...
Exploring the impact of lesson study on the theory-practice gap in pre-service teacher education
(Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, 2013)
Studies of initial teacher education have repeatedly revealed a disparity between the theory taught in teacher education programmes and the subsequent practice of these teachers in the classroom (Allen, Butler-Mader & ...
“Working with learners”: shaping and contextualizing a teacher education methodology course in the U.A.E. (Pre-published version)
(TESOL Arabia, 2007)
Language teacher education programs have traditionally focused on transmission, product-orientated approaches that are applicable to any teaching context. However, there is a growing shift towards a constructivist, ...