Nov 20, 2011
Career Development 2945 Views
Competent human resources is a prospect asset. Good quality human resources is only able to be produced by process of quality teaching. Considered one of the components that manage a good quality education program is the quantity of skilled teachers.
Jun 17, 2009
E-Learning/CALL 2943 Views
eLearning did not spell the end of the traditional Instructor-led or classroom-based training as many might have thought a few years ago. In fact each mode has its place in training today and often the best result is obtained by using a mix. Generally, there are three aspects that should be considered in deciding when to choose online self-paced training over the traditional classroom style.
Nov 9, 2009
Learning Methodology 2943 Views
The concept of empowerment is not new; it's been around for a long, long time. Certainly when I was training as a community development worker and a youth worker, I first learned of (and learned to love) the concept of 'empowerment'.
Sep 23, 2008
Study Abroad 2942 Views
If we could represent the demographics of the world into a village of 100 people, what would it look like? If we gave that global village access to 161 billion gigabytes of data, what would they do with it? If six billion gigabytes of data were shared in email in 2006, what would it contain?
Oct 20, 2008
Tutoring/Home School 2942 Views
After school tutoring is practically the norm today. Even in these economically challenging times, parents still put their children's educational needs first. They realize that the best gift they can give their child is a good education. That's why so many choose private one-on-one tutoring.
You have strived hard to master the basics of English language and can't wait to advance to the next level.Science can be pretty tough for students who have taken English as their second language. However, the transition to advanced levels can be made smooth by following effective strategies which are easy to implement. It is all the more important while undertaking functional streams like science, history, etc.
Four effective science strategies:
1. Slow approach
If you are having trouble understanding the science terms and terminology, it would be wise to take a slow movement approach. A good case in point is when a language learner visits a native country. He/ she will observe that the native people speak very fast and it may be difficult to comprehend. Hence, a slow speaking or reciting approach will help you with proper pronunciation of science sentences and terminology. You can even note down the important ones for quick reference.
2. Watch videos
If you do not understand a ...
Dec 24, 2014
Grammar 2939 Views
In this globalised world, it is essential to be fluent in English, the global medium of communication. Being proficient in English will open doors for your education, career and social life. It is not enough that you just string together two words to be an expert in English speaking. You should also know how to frame grammatically correct English sentences. The study of grammar is one of the most tedious aspects of any language. Many candidates give up as they feel English grammar is boring. However, if you are aiming to be well-versed in English speaking, you need to know the special rules of grammar for English speaking
The special rules:
The subject is the main content in any sentence. It usually refers to 'who' or 'what' in a sentence. For people to understand the meaning of a sentence said by you, a subject should be present in a sentence. Unlike other languages, it is compulsory to include the subject.
'My sister is very smart'. 'The building is very big'. ...
May 15, 2011
Other 2938 Views
If you read last week's article, you know we have had some big changes in our household with our first-grader starting a new school this week. So far, we are off to a good start! Last week, I only described one element of our challenges with the previous school. I chose to avoid getting off on other tangents, but there were other issues that led to our decision to switch schools.
Sep 21, 2015
E-Learning/CALL 2938 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. ...
Jun 15, 2009
Study Skills 2937 Views
Study skills are crucial for your child to be successful in his or her academic career, but they alone are not enough to make your child a straight "A" student. To get the total package, your child needs both study skills and organizational skills. You can help your child learn and master simple organization skills at home, from an early age.