Tagged: education

Homework or busywork 0

Homework or busywork?

Is it homework or busywork? In a presentation, that I had the chance to look at (unfortunately, it is no more online), Marisa Constantinides, teacher educator, tries to answer the following questions about homework:...

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

Web Tools for Teachers 0

Web Tools for Teachers

Six web tools for teachers. This includes helpful writing and vocabulary tools for designing lessons using on line material and websites. You can get more details from Nick Peachey blog. Wordnik Connecting people with...

John Dewey at the University of Chicago in 1902 0

What is Experiential Education?

What is an experience? Before dealing with experiential education, let’s first define what is meant by experience. Experience refers to an event or occurrence that leaves an impression on someone. Experience is an essential...

Learning and Learning Theories 0

Learning and Learning Theories

What is learning? Learning can be commonly defined as the act, process, or experience of gaining knowledge or skill. In psychology and education, learning refers to a process that brings together cognitive, emotional, and environmental...

Creating interactive posters with glogster 1

Creating interactive posters with glogster

Glogster Glogster is a website that provides the possibility for students to create interactive posters called glogs. Before using gogster, you have to register. The site offers a premium or a free registration. What...

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Should teachers embrace new technology?

It all started with a rant A recent rant by Karenne about a tweet by @billgx about distance learning, made me think a little bit about the usefulness of using technology and the extent...

The Pygmalion Effect 0

The Pygmalion Effect

Pygmalion effect The Pygmalion effect, or Rosenthal effect, refers to the phenomenon in which there is a parallel between teachers expectations and the student’s performance. The effect is named after a narrative by Ovid...