Category: General

Articles about topics of general interest.

The World Wide Web 1

A brief history of ICT

Information and Communication Technology As ICT is becoming more and more part and parcel of teaching, it would be interesting to see how ICT has developed through the last decades. This article aims at...

The story of the brain 0

The story of the brain

This video is about the brain one of the mysteries that is still to be unfolded by scientists. What makes the brain so special? So mysterious? Why is it reluctant to reveal the secret...

Twenty first century classrooms 0

Twenty first century classrooms

What is 21st century-learning. What will be our priorities? How shall we deal with learning and teaching? Will the methods have to change? What about technology? 21st Century Classroom from ISU Workforce Training

Why do we insist on English? 0

Why do we insist on English?

English as a global Language? Patricia Ryan, an English teacher who has spent a long time teaching in the gulf,  asks a provocative question: Is the world’s focus on English preventing the spread of...

Five ways to listen better 3

Five ways to listen better

Conscious listening Julian Treasure says in this video that we exercise filters when listening. According to him, we “filter out ” the less important to reach what we really pay attention to, in the...

Brain Plasticity 2

Brain Plasticity

How to take better advantage of brain plasticity? This is a two-minute video of author David Shenk explaining how our brain physically changes as we learn new things: How to push yourself beyond your...

Daily routines that put you in a positive emotional state 4

Daily routines that put you in a positive emotional state

When I try to recall the days when I felt terribly sick, like having a flu, a stomach ache, a terrible headache, I almost always recall that it happened just after being too much...

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth? 0

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth?

The battle of the sexes, is it a myth? I’ve just finished reading an article bout how the world came to organize the relationship between men and women in the way it is nowadays....

Ten Tips for Exam Success 5

Ten Tips for Exam Success

Exam Success Tips To be successful in exams students must take into consideration factors that affect success before and during exams.  But before presenting some tips for exam success, it is worthwhile noting that...