In response to some of the requests we have received over the last few weeks, here is a collection of some of our favourite brainstorming and mind mapping iPad apps.
One day after school, I had a conversation with a student who told me that he moved his bed into the middle of his bedroom every night to avoid the stray bullets that had hit his home before. He explained that this was why he was so tired in class-he didn’t sleep well due to constant fear and anxiety.
contents: introduction * what is teaching? * a definition of teaching * teaching, pedagogy and didactics * approaching teaching as a process * structuring interventions and making use of different methods * what does good teaching look like?
by Mike Acedo Over the years, many of us have personally experienced the growth of technology in today’s classrooms. Instead of taking notes, students are now occupied by surfing the Internet, scrolling through Facebook, and messaging their friends on their smart phones, tablets, and laptops.
by Jane Healey, Ph.D It’s the start of a new school year, and many teachers will be planning research projects for their classes. Inquiry-based learning is one of the current buzz phrases, meaning students should ask and answer questions as a primary method in the classroom.
” Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. ” Theodore Roosevelt This is an important reminder that teaching is all about building a relationship with your students.
In looking back at my parents’ education in the 1950s and 60s, and my own education in the 1990s and 2000s, I worry sometimes that despite the huge advances that we’ve seen in technology, not much has changed when it comes to how we view learning and how we design learning environments.