Apr 23, 2013
Study Skills 3051 Views
Taking any serious examination can be an intimidating matter. No one knows exactly what to expect. Whether you are studying for the GCSE or the IB exams, knowledge is power. This is not only limited to knowledge of the material being tested, but knowledge of how the test actually functions.
Oct 6, 2013
Teaching 3050 Views
While receiving my Master's of Education in Secondary English I realized I was asking the wrong types of questions of my students. The answers I was getting were not what I wanted. I wanted deeper thought provoking, earth shattering answers.
This is when I began the task of changing my questioning techniques. I researched the power of the questions I asked and found that the types of questions I asked were not helping my students think and learn. I was focused on the answer instead of the question.
I also realized that when I did ask questions that required the students to think, I was thinking in my head, "Please hurry up, I've got two more points to give you before the bell rings." Thus, me reverting back to the knowledge based, yes, no type questions.
The idea of the content coverage, I felt, dictated the type of question I asked. Coverage of standards are very important in public schooling. As your test scores reflect your ability to cover the standard and "hopefully" teach it to ...
May 22, 2009
Other 3049 Views
Coping with transition from holiday to school - Getting them to have a positive attitude - Ideas to help them towards getting the most out of the year
Aug 19, 2008
Career Development 3047 Views
Attending international school job fairs can be a harrowing experience, but are an efficient strategy to incorporate into your hunt for a teaching job abroad. All international teachers have a few stories to tell about their experiences at these job fairs.
Jul 6, 2011
Study Abroad 3046 Views
Many people choose to study overseas. It is a great way to combine both study and travel, experience personal growth and undertake new challenges. Australian universities offer many great courses and degrees that are recognised world wide, and these universities are found all over the country. Once you have decided that studying overseas is for you then there are some things you should know.
Nov 18, 2011
Other 3045 Views
Many are of the view that girls are brighter than boys, I disagree. I believe boys could outshine girls on any given day once they put their minds to it.
Jan 8, 2016
E-Learning/CALL 3042 Views
With the increasing accessibility to Internet among the masses, online education has been embraced by numerous educational institutions, schools and colleges worldwide. If we talk about intervention of electronic learning in a learner's formative years of education, then K12 learning services cater to learning requirements of students at school level.
What makes e-learning a success? Well, online learning explores a dozens of e-learning technologies like electronic books, simulations, pod casting, wikis, blogs etc. How this aspect of employing an array of online technologies into learning enhances its scope? Let's find out what facts and figures have to say regarding existing trends and scope of e-learning.
A study of the existing trend in e-learning
A recent survey in United States revealed that more than 2.35 million students enrolled themselves for various online programs. The survey also concluded that online education is becoming an integral part of many educational institutions. ...
Feb 13, 2010
Study Abroad 3041 Views
Studying abroad or overseas can be a life changing event in many peoples lives. Understanding the best way to organise your study abroad so it is a rewarding experience can be difficult for those without experience. This article provides some valuable tips for prospective international students in selecting education agents.
Sep 4, 2012
Career Development 3041 Views
The process of stress management is one of the keys for teachers to have a successful professional life. Although professional life provides numerous demands that can provide difficulties to handle, stress management provides a number of ways to manage anxiety.
Apr 8, 2010
Other 3040 Views
Educating special needs students can be a challenging yet rewarding experience. Educators who work with children with learning disabilities need to be specially trained to know how to handle particular situations and personalities.