Let’s face it – not everything that students need to learn in school is easy for them. But wait. If this is knowledge and skills what we want our students to learn, remember, and use in the future (the reason for universal K-12 education right?) then shouldn’t we be teaching them in a way that is intuitive, useful, and easy to remember and use. Continue reading
It’s International Adult Learners’ Week in Canada from April 2nd to 9th, and we have dedicated this week to posting about ways to create a lifelong learning plan.
So far Tip #1 was to create a To-Learn list. Continue reading
How many times have you asked a co-worker, a friend, or a family member “How are you?” and not really listened to the answer. And how many times have you answered that question knowing that the answer won’t really matter because they aren’t really listening.
I have even greeted people with “hey, how are ya?”. And the answer is “good” 95% of the time Continue reading
With next week being International Adult Learners’ Week its about time we step up and find out ways we can get involved in education, and create and maintain a life-long learning plan.
Tip #1 was to create a “To-Learn” list. Continue reading
In the USA 43% of adult males, and 49% of adult females are involved in some sort of life-long learning.
In anticipation of next weeks “International Adult Learners’ Week” in Canada, I am going to write a series of tips Continue reading
Those who have ever attempted to create a Problem Based Learning (PBL) lesson know how difficult it is to come up with a complex, multi-staged problem that directs the students toward learning the subject matter (objective), without explicitly stating it.
Without directions, most students get lost. Continue reading
Everyone loves a good story and on his website, Aaron Sheppard’s World of Stories, he has a collection of favorites from around the world.
Have you ever presented your students with a list of vocabulary and reviewed it, drilled it, and tested it? Continue reading
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As a teacher you have many responsibilities – the safety of the children, the implementation of the curriculum, and ultimately making sure the children are learning. Communication skills are key in order to make sure you children understand what they are learning and to pick up on problems your students might have along the way. Continue reading