Oct 6, 2018
Other 413 Views
Over almost fifty years in the classroom, I found I needed to find ways to reduce stress. Stress became greater as I accepted more responsibility in the second half of my career as a head of a large Mathematics department. During this time, the school grew and there were significant changes in the Mathematics syllabi and in the teaching of Mathematics.
I found that my time was not mine anymore with students, parents, teachers and the school administration wanting my time. Below is how I chose to meet stress head on.
The first thing I realised was that I had always to be available for consultation for thirty minutes before and after school so that teachers, students, parents and the administration could see me. This left me no recourse but to use the time before and after these periods for my planning, setting and the marking of assessment. (In normal term time, I was always reluctant to take work home. Only at exam marking time would I do that so that I finished my marking quickly to ...
Oct 6, 2018
Teaching Methodology 456 Views
The eye sees only what the mind is prepared to comprehend. - Henri L. Bergson
Teaching is pointless when behavioral objectives are not highlighted and employed. They are performance indicators that determine the effects of learning. They direct how the learning process should be administered in a formal or non-formal classrooms. Their effects can generate feedback on how reinforcement, remediation, and development can be designed. With a few of these significance mentioned, every educator has to advocate and develop consciousness concerning their presence in all pedagogical operations being undertaken at any instructive setting regardless of any specialization in the academe.
Behavioral teaching objectives belong to three domains which are cognitive, psychomotor and affective. Cognitive is where knowledge are attained. Psychomotor generates physical skills out of the knowledge while affective leads to attitude or values displayed by learners after knowledge acquisition. These three ...
Early age is the years, which involve a lot of learning and absorbing capacity. This capacity can be tapped by developing games which are friendly and easy. Fun learning is becoming a very important aspect in today's world with the advent of technology. The old boring methods of education with strict teachers not only restrict students to learn but also feel less confident. This leads to various problems like inferiority complex from the beginning, which does not lead to the full development of an individual.
Also, there are many countries consisting of people who are not having access to education around the world. These children are given access to education by the non-profit organizations. These organizations focus on imparting English as a medium of language so that the students are able to understand the language properly, speak fluently and express one.
Making learning fun:
With the old methods of blackboard teaching, the students are drawn towards tablets of their parents. In ...
Sep 26, 2018
Other 337 Views
Playschool is the first steps of the child towards his or her future. It is an essential part of a child's early education. Preschool is supposed to be the stepping stone for a child's foundation. Preschool provides a foundation for learning both socially and academically that will help your child succeed in elementary school.
Playschool gives a child exposure to the world and helps him understand the morals and lessons which he/she carries with themselves in the future.
Benefits of Preschool in a child’s life-
Growth in a child- Playschool helps a child grow into a better human and gives the child’s the confidence he needs for his future to tackle the world in front of him or her. It's an opportunity for a child to learn and understand things and follow instructions given to him/her.
Improved attention spans- Children are curious and interested in learning new things. Quality education is essential for a child. Something new and exciting always grabs the attention of the little ...
Sep 24, 2018
Study Skills 426 Views
Various people struggle while writing and expressing English and it can look like a challenge to improve. Don’t worry, Its simple. Here I am going to suggest you free online tools that make your work easy to improve your written English.
Impress people with your English skills.
Here the list of tools which some of the following provide you with grammar correction services, others provide you how to write well-structured articles.
1. Grammar Check:
On top of the list, This is one of the great sites that I have used. I work effectively on grammar, spelling, stylistic and contextual mistakes. It detects grammar mistakes for English, German, Polish, Russian, and more than 20 other different languages. It’s a free service you can check the unlimited number of times.
2. Talking Dictionary:
Dictionary is a talking dictionary that pronounces all the words that you have searched. Once you can search for a word it shows you speaker symbol, click on it to hear how to pronounce it correctly. If ...