Dec 11, 2009
Study Skills 3408 Views
MindMapping is a tool that has been developed to enable a person to clearly organize his thoughts and ideas and create visual maps in his mind so that he can find solutions to problems.
Feb 3, 2012
Career Development 3408 Views
Cover letter writing tips that get results will help you to get positive results and enable you to get your dream job.
Mar 2, 2011
Study Skills 3406 Views
In the burgeoning Information Age, children and adults need to improve fast note taking speed to handle increased data volume and record spoken information effectively. Otherwise, they will continue to struggle in school setting and in their professional careers. It is important that children begin developing fast note taking skills in their early school years so that they will be more productive through high school and beyond as students, workers, and members of their communities.
Feb 13, 2010
Other 3405 Views
Education basically means the passing of knowledge from person to person or from generation to generation. Even before recorded history, the transfer of learning was mainly achieved through oral recitations and visual observation or imitation from parents, extended family and kin.
Jul 2, 2010
Speaking/Listening 3404 Views
Vocabulary (Lexis) Vocabulary is essential to convey meaning. A student can't convey all that much without grammar, but can't convey anything without the use of vocabulary. A tourist visiting an English speaking country will be able to effectively communicate a request for directions by merely saying to a person "train!"
Mar 21, 2011
Other 3404 Views
In this next decade of the 21st Century, a good, well rounded education could be the difference between a developing future or a future dependent on low wage employment, and periods of unemployment. One reason the current boom in private and on-line education is one sector that continues to expand. What are the seven continuous trends in education?
Nov 12, 2016
Teaching Methodology 3399 Views
There are a lot of "moving parts" involved in creating lessons and units that maximize the chances your students will learn the important content and skills you teach. But there are a few teaching practices that act as attention and encoding "intensifiers," and as such, you should always make a concerted effort to build these intensifiers into your lessons. Two of the very best are relevance and emotion.
The Relevance/Motivation Connection
Why should you focus some of your precious planning time on building relevance into your lessons? Let me tell you about a little experiment I've done frequently as an educational consultant visiting schools. Walk into your average classroom, sit down next to a student, lean over, and ask her, "Why are you studying this particular material?" and you will probably get a blank look and an answer along the lines of: "Because that's what the teacher said we're going to study." Press the point by asking, "But why? What are you going to do with this ...
Dec 23, 2010
Classroom Materials 3398 Views
Flash cards remain one of the best tools for memorizing and learning information. The most common way to create flashcards is to use paper index cards.
Apr 19, 2009
Young Learners 3397 Views
In our quest to find online educational games and learning activities for preschool kids, we did a detailed study to see how well they fulfill parental expectations and needs. Our findings show significant gaps, indicating challenges and new opportunities for online educational websites for preschoolers.
Nov 26, 2011
Reading 3394 Views
Reader’s theatre allows ESL/EFL students the opportunity to get beyond decoding and increase their reading comprehension skills. This short article offers suggestions as to how to use Reader’s theatre in ESL/EFL classroom.