There are a number of common myths surrounding learning theory that arise time and time again. In this post we’ll be separating some of the facts from the myths. Myth: Having lecture capture available decreases lecture attendance Fact: It’s an…Read more ›
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.
After we have reviewed iPad apps to help you create mind maps and brainsorm ideas, today’s post features a collection of some of the best apps to turn your iPad into a digital whiteboard. You can use these apps to doodle, sketch, draw and visualize your ideas and notes the way you want.
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.
The Digital Revolution has made a new path to acquire long-distance education. The term E-Learning primarily means a formalized method of teaching with the help of electronic resources. While teaching is usually done in/outside classrooms, E-Learning involves computer and internet.
There are countless ways for an instructor to facilitate learning among their students, even in a virtual classroom environment. But the term “facilitated learning” has taken on a philosophy all its own. Facilitated student learning is not only a set of tools and strategies.
Part of a school leader’s job is to create conditions in which teachers work collaboratively to achieve excellence in their instructional practices and in student learning. But with near-c…
A popular theory that some people learn better visually or aurally keeps getting debunked. The “learning styles” idea has snowballed- as late as 2014, more than 90 percent of teachers in various countries believed it. The concept is intuitively appealing, promising to reveal secret brain processes with just a few questions.
The new “question-of-the-week” is: What is the best advice you can offer to teachers who have students with special needs in their classes? Many of us have students with special needs in our classes. And we may not be that familiar with the best strategies we can use to support them.