Jan 11, 2009
Reading 3481 Views
Educators value the importance of reading fluency practice. However, practicing repetitive reading passages with one-size fits all fluency recordings does not meet the diverse needs of your students. Instead, save some money on expensive fluency programs and truly differentiate your fluency instruction.
Sep 6, 2009
Teacher Training 3480 Views
Making good eLearning courses is a developing art. A funny quiz can energize almost any content and produce powerful new understanding for your learners. Integrating funny quizzes into eLearning course is an easy way to capture the attention of learners and make your course memorable.
Nov 18, 2011
Teaching 3475 Views
When we think about schooling, we often wonder exactly what it is that students require from their teacher. However, it is important to understand that teachers need a few things from their students too.
Once you have made your mind up that you want to sell into the education sector, you are going to need a really good strategy to get those teachers listening and engaging with your product or service. Your strategy for advertising to teachers will depend on a lot of factors, such as your product, your budget, your expected margins, your competition, and how important schools are to your marketing mix. Whatever your circumstances, getting your strategy right is both important and relatively simple. Let's take a look at the best and most proven methods of advertising to teachers to get a great ROI.
1. Email - OK so emailing teachers is not the cheapest way to go about approaching them, but it is certainly very effective if done right. Typical open rates on school email campaigns will range from 8 - 15%, so you are going to need to email quite a few of them to get a decent return on your investment. The best email campaigns typically consist of 3 - 6 messages over a 3 - 4 month period, ...
May 31, 2009
Career Development 3474 Views
Business schools actually take a look at all 3 scores on your score report, not just the single score on the 800 scale.
First, let's identify all the scores that will show up on your score report and that bschools will see:
Oct 1, 2009
Learning Methodology 3472 Views
Many universities and colleges offer courses to improve your learning effectiveness. In those sessions, usually spread across several weeks, you will be taught to define your goals, to get organized, to be disciplined in your studies, to take notes, underline the main ideas, and review constantly what you have learned.
Oct 5, 2014
Teaching 3472 Views
The act of not learning can be most evidently noticed through boredom. When one is bored, one does not learn. Boredom impedes on a students ability to learn because it indicates a lack of motivation to internalize the material. However, a student's boredom does not necessarily reflect poor teaching methods on the educator's part-thought it can-it can also be caused by numerous other factors. External factors such as a social issue or internal factors such as a learning disability are possible reasons for boredom.
Despite such external and internal impediments to learning-which will be later discussed-the teacher can attribute to their student's boredom by executing the "spatula method". This method presents the image of a teacher shoving a spatula down their students' throats; this is a metaphor describing the way in which a teacher may force information upon their students. As discussed in class, it is important to avoid this method in order to ensure critical thinking. And as much ...
May 20, 2009
Reading 3471 Views
"Babies are born with the instinct to speak, the way spiders are born with the instinct to spin webs. You don't need to train babies to speak; they just do. But reading is different." - isn't it true some habits have to be nurtured at tender age.
Aug 19, 2008
E-Learning/CALL 3470 Views
When evaluating many types of products and services, companies or organizations sometimes use an RFP (Request For Proposal) / RFQ (Request For Quotation) process. There are challenges associated with the RFP / RFQ process, such as the length of time it can take, its complexity, and more.
Nov 3, 2011
E-Learning/CALL 3466 Views
Language is the medium we use to share our thoughts with other people, more and more people are learning a foreign language in order to communicate with people from different countries who speak another language. To master a language, we need to focus on reading, writing, listening and speaking, and to be completely immersed in the language.