Daily Archives: 10/03/2013

Guyana , Land Of Many Waters – folk songs and pictures – video

Guyana , Land Of Many Waters – folk songs and pictures

Education: Ten commandments for new teachers

Ten commandments for new teachers

From the power of Google to ditching the monotone, secondary teacher Lulu Kuper shares her proven tips on how NQTs can get the best from their students

Hair-raising science lesson

Hair-raising science lesson

Using your imagination to create enjoyable lessons is the key to being an effective teacher, says Lulu Kuper. Photograph: Alamy

For some new teachers it’s bewildering as to what it takes to be an effective teacher. To teach so that students actually learn in your class you need to know the secret procedures and routines that will make you efficient in the classroom. I can almost guarantee that if you have them in place your lessons will run smoothly.    Continue reading

British Guiana (Guyana) – Governors In The 1900s – by Peter Halder

BRITISH GUIANA – Governors In The 1900s

 by Peter Halder

      There were 17 Governors of British Guiana from 1900 to 26 May 1966 when the colony became the independent State of Guyana.

     According to reports, the most popular Governor was Sir Gordon James Lethem, 1941-1947.

     Sir Walter Egerton, 1912 – 1917 and Sir Wilfred Collett were the Governors of Britain’s only colony in South America during World War 1 (1914-1918). Sir Wilfred Edward Jackson, 1937-1941, and Sir James Gordon Lethem, 1941-1947, were the Governors during World War II, 1939-1945.

     Sir Alfred William Savage was Governor, 1953-1955, when the British Government in October 1953, suspended the Constitution of the colony, declared a State of Emergency, deployed British troops and removed the elected Government of the People’s Progressive Party which won a landslide 18 of 24 seats in the Legislative Assembly in the General Elections in April, 1953. Governor Savage, who according to reports played a significant role in what transpired, assumed direct rule.       Continue reading

Guyanese Online Newsletter – September 2013

Guyanese Online Newsletter – September 2013

NYC Masthead

The masthead shows:  Twenty-five Guyanese perished on 9-11-2001 in the Twin Towers of New York City.  You can see more info at this link — here

The History of New York City On September 11, 2011 – the destruction of the Twin Towers  in this slide show History of New York Click to view.

This monthly newsletter is published by the Guyanese Online Blog. It contains news items up to the fourth week of September 2013.

Download: 39- Guyanese Online Newsletter – September 2013 < Click

This 39th issue has 19 pages. It features Guyana’s Parliament and Politics; Advertisements by Guyanese Associations ; Arts and Cultural News; Guest Editorials;  Other Guyana news; Agriculture, Business; Education ; Medical News; and Tourism, and our new Legal Page that focuses on USA Immigration.

It also lists the 91 Blog entries for August 2013, and those that were most popular with readers during September 2013.

Cyril Bryan, Editor