I recently overheard a conversation between a trainer and one of their participants, who was asking how the trainer had got into the role. I was a little shocked when the participant said, "It just surprises me a little as you're not particularly dynamic are you?" Putting aside that individual's perception of the trainer, the comment begged the question, "What makes a great trainer?"
Dec 17, 2009
Other 3083 Views
As our nation continues to combat the remnants of tough economic times, we must not forget to forge ahead without taking a closer look at the state of our educational systems. With over 1.2 million students dropping out of school each year, this in itself is playing a major factor in the downturn of our economy.
Jun 25, 2011
Career Development 3083 Views
The days when education and a career were simple are long gone. Most people are learning multiple skills and developing very different careers and income streams from the days when one job and one career stream were the norm. The new paradigm is based on creatively tailoring your own education to meet your own goals. If you want to study English literature or become a game designer, you can just get online and do it.
Nov 11, 2008
Study Skills 3082 Views
Tests are a way for you and your teacher to measure how well you have learned the material covered by the class. Think of them as a challenge! Here are some tips for studying for tests.
Make sure that you have received the right paper, then read the instructions twice. It may help you notice some ...
Jun 28, 2009
E-Learning/CALL 3080 Views
Simple and flexible learning preferred by students to get rid of tiresome learning procedure was not the scene before the advent of the Internet. However, acquisition of qualitative learning saw a revolutionary transformation when the web world became a reality.
Oct 29, 2009
Tutoring/Home School 3079 Views
Every family that decides to homeschool must tackle the issue of grading. Do grades help you assess your child's progress? Or is the whole reason for grading a throwback to a content standard in public schools that is not really relevant to homeschoolers?
Oct 16, 2011
Other 3079 Views
These recognized divisions in the life cycle are sometimes known as age grades and very often important ceremonies mark the transition from one age grade to the next. The rites that mark the passage from being seen as a child to being seen as a young man or woman have been investigated by anthropologists in many societies. Such rites are very visible and often marked by physical scarring or the subsequent wearing of different clothes. In this way all will know just how anyone may be expected to behave and how in turn they should behave towards those they meet.
Jul 3, 2012
Adults 3079 Views
When you are designing learning (regardless of the delivery medium) key to success is an understanding of how adults actually process new information and, therefore, acquire new knowledge and skills.
Oct 7, 2011
Career Development 3078 Views
If you find yourself dreaming of an office of your very own instead of the one you currently share with your boisterous students, it may be time to start thinking about moving from the classroom into an administrative role. But before you have your new nameplate engraved (c’mon, you know that’s the FIRST thing you would do!!), let’s determine if you have the necessary credentials needed to be seriously considered as a viable candidate.
Jan 21, 2010
Tutoring/Home School 3077 Views
Pupils and students in school today are subject to teachers who are teaching in a regime of relentless change. The teachers are under great pressure to achieve targets and fill in all the tickboxes and paperwork that lies behind it. Teachers have lives too, and when they become overburdened then something has to give.