Standards, Qualification, Assessment and Course Construction Foundations for Developing English as an Additional Language

(Haiku Science Academy) In any field of endeavor, there is always room for improvement no matter how deep the history or how well established an industry is. Experiencing and identifying some unforgivable problems within the international English language teaching industry, … Continue reading

Detailed Descriptors of Haiku Science Academy 9-Step Frame for Developing English as an Additional Language

(Exercising Your Mind) 3 Stages x 3 Levels = 9 Step Frame. Haiku Science Academy 9-Stage Frame (HSA 9-SF) for Developing English as an Additional Language (DEAL) Summary Titles and Detailed Descriptors. A– Pre-Elementary | A1– Elementary | A2– Upper Elementary … Continue reading

IELTS 9-Band Scale is Re-Worded for Branding of the HSA 9-Step Frame

(Haiku Science Academy) This compilation of research will be used as the guide for descriptors in the final 9-Stage Frame (9-Step Frame) for Developing English as a Second Language (DEAL). The HSA DEAL 9-Step Frame is in the following form: … Continue reading

9-Step Frame for Developing English as an Additional Language (9-SF D.E.A.L.)

(Haiku Science Academy) Insisting upon the highest standards to qualify English teachers, within the Developing English as an Additional Language (DEAL) system of Haiku Science Academy (HSA), has yielded remarkably encouraging data. I am so incentivized because my counterparts were … Continue reading

Nine Learning Levels for Developing English as an Additional Language (DEAL)

Originally published on HakeemAlexander.com (Haiku Science Academy) Updating guidelines continues for the Development of English as an Additional Language (DEAL) for Students of English as an Additional Language (SEAL). Format: You are composing, producing, and authoring a comprehensive course or mini-course … Continue reading

CERTIFICATION Foundations: Developing English as an Additional Language (DEAL)

DEAL – Developing English as an Additional Language. SEAL – Speakers / Students of English as an Additional Language. (Haiku Science Academy) Part of what constitutes more precise instruction for the video production, and the composition of research papers for … Continue reading

Haiku Science Academy: Teaching English as an Additional Language

Originally published on HakeemAlexander.com as “Obtaining Teaching Credentials Through Documentaries“. (Haiku Science Academy) Someone cannot reasonably doubt that you are a great teacher of some thing, when you can provide them with evidence that shows you in action, successfully doing the … Continue reading

English Pronunciation Mastery: The Tower of Babbling Accents

(Exercising Your Mind) I was born in New York City, and then moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in the U.S.A., spending 12 years in each state. Because of the miscellaneous cultures present in these locations, I was exposed to numerous unfamiliar … Continue reading

Sphere of the Unconscious: Being Uncomfortable with the Familiar

(Exercising Your Mind) To be the best version of yourself, you may have been informed that you have to get out of your “comfort zone”. This advice may not be all that helpful to most of us who want more … Continue reading

Handwriting is an Ideomotor Function that Stimulates a Dynamic Ideomotor Response

(Exercising Your Mind) The word ideomotor is a combination of the words ideo and motor. Respectively, they are defined as “idea”, or mental representation, and “muscular action”. The word ideodynamic uses the suffix “dynamic” to indicate that there are more … Continue reading