The types of skills required to care for and advocate for oneself and others – self-regulation, responsibility, empathy, and discipline, among others – are becoming increasingly central to the work of schools and teachers, and increasingly relevant to the lifelong success of students.
Contemporary learning environments might be best understood when viewed as a complex mix of environments and overlapping social networks. Learners fluidly move between social networks and their learning is influenced by their participation within and across these physical and virtual networks. Under
You don’t often see social media and the classroom mentioned together in the same sentence – unless it’s to say one doesn’t have a place in the other. The reality is social media is engrained in all we do.
The boom in social media and the round-the-clock need to connect in communities is doing wonders for the eLearning industry. Social learning is an age-old learning and teaching strategy, backed by many cognitive scientists. While retouching social learning theories is a requirement for this article, we cannot overstate the benefits this effort can incur for training professionals.
There’s no overstating how important a role a teacher can play in one’s life. With the amount of time they spend with us, watching us grow into responsible human beings, it’s fair to say that teachers do indeed come across as second parents.
by Krish Kupathil, Mobiliya R = e -t/s where R is retention, T is time and S is strength. A formula detailing a chemical reaction, or the new math behind a social media outreach strategy? Actually, an expression of the ability to remember, discovered by the German psychologist Herman Ebbinghaus.