Do you think that you can't learn a new language? Think again. Our brains maintain the capacity to soak up new knowledge of all types far into our advanced years. No matter what your background or past learning experience, you CAN learn to speak another language using these six quick techniques.
Mar 9, 2013
Learning Methodology 4290 Views
How do you learn?
In what manner of learning style do you pick up a new skill or habit the best?
In my learning journey, I've come across various learning technologies and philosophies. One of which I believe to be worthy of highlighting as a timeless guideline of learning for humanity is the idea of Edgar Dale.
Sep 18, 2011
Classroom Management 4285 Views
Building classroom discipline is an exercise all well-meaning and professionally qualified educators love to do. Teaching is surely one of the most challenging and fulfilling careers anyone can get involved with. There is no doubt that educators play a special role in the overall educational advancement of school children. It is therefore necessary to have these educators equipped with the right trainings and the needed skill sets taught in classroom management workshops
Nov 7, 2009
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 4284 Views
Communication in today's world holds high value and the language that anybody would guess, has superseded every other, is the language of English. With English being accepted as a universal language, numerous courses and testing systems have got a newfound importance.
Feb 21, 2010
Lesson Planning 4284 Views
Select an activity that can effectively achieve the desired learning level. To assist the SMEs with the first factor, provide them with some suggestions regarding the range of learning activities that can be effectively used to accomplish specific learning levels.
Jul 8, 2012
Teaching 4284 Views
Today in education, more than ever before, teachers have to know how to analyze data. For the most part teachers have mastered the art of administering assessments. There is no shortage of assessments. We use screeners, diagnostics, progress monitors, and outcome assessments. And let's not forget the good old test prep. Test prep is probably the most-used assessment of any other. One of the more useful ways to analyze data and sort kids into groups that I have used is the "Four Quadrant Sort". The purpose of this article is to explore several different reading and math four quadrant sorts.
Feb 4, 2011
Teacher Training 4283 Views
This may be a controversial topic of discussion but it's a problem faced by students commonly: What if you have a 'bad' teacher at school during your all-important HSC year? Firstly, what do we mean by 'bad' teacher? We certainly don't mean a teacher who is strict and demands highly of his/her class (here, we call that a great teacher!).
May 30, 2012
Classroom Management 4282 Views
In my other classroom organization ideas articles, we focused on organizing the teacher and student's desk for optimal learning. This article describes techniques for getting the most out of student supplies used every day in the classroom. All schools are different, but most teachers have to develop a system for maximizing their resources regardless of their supplies budget. If you're out of ideas, I hope this article provides some valuable tips for your next teaching year.
This article will show how an activity can be modified to encourage the four kinds of classroom language (requests, choices, leadership, and manners and values) described in part 1.
Feb 3, 2010
Classroom Management 4276 Views
Though you are an educator--wise, powerful, and all-seeing--you are also human. As a human, you are bound to make mistakes. Minding the points in this article will help you avoid grievous errors and will sure up your classroom management skills.