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Descriptive versus Prescriptive: another left-wing scam
by Bruce Deitrick Price posted 3 days 2 hours ago to Essays on Teaching

 The Left always wants to make the rules. Naturally they devised a sophistry to prevent others from making any rules at all. Descriptive versus Prescriptive: another left-wing scam Everywhere we look, we’ve got pompous professors telling us they don’t dare prescribe what’s right in language. No, no, no, no. It’s not their role. Nor yours either. People can express themselves as... continue reading

Importance Of Test And Examination At College Level
by tutorpace posted 1 month 5 days ago to Differentiated Learning

Examinations play a crucial role at the entry or exit level of college life. Many may feel it is prudent to skip it but the fact remains that it is a bad idea. Some of the top notch colleges are saying goodbye to final exams. As far as educational theory goes the concept of exams are supposed to benefit the students hugely. It offers the last opportunity of going through the study materials and... continue reading

by Supriya Prathapan posted 1 month 2 weeks ago to Classroom Management

A student spends most of her productive waking hours in school. Thus, teachers play a pivotal role in her life. It is very important for a teacher to assess the needs of her students. A comfortable and congenial environment is very important for effective teaching and learning.Students will feel motivated to learn only if they understand the significance of what they are learning. A teacher knows... continue reading

by Supriya Prathapan posted 1 month 2 weeks ago to Classroom Management

There are three different types of learners - visual, auditory and kinesthetic. Visual learners have a photographic memory. They create a mental picture of everything they learn. Auditory learners are active listeners.  They learn best by listening and can memorize and recall things easily. Kinesthetic learners learn by doing. They want to be active all the time.My experience of assessing... continue reading

by kritika294 posted 1 month 3 weeks ago to K-12 Subject Areas

My wife died when my daughter was just four. She took it very hard and became a very quiet and sullen child. Her teachers advised me to take her for counseling but even that didn’t seem to help. After three years, I moved to Bangalore to be closer to family. Even being closer to family didn’t help her come out of the shell she seemed to have gone into. After visiting many schools, I decided to... continue reading

by cyrus posted 1 month 4 weeks ago to Bullying

by Cyrushttp://www.cyrus.net.nzThe idea of of writing this musing is to present a case to state that the word 'bully' is not a relevant one to describe a child in an ECE environment.As a teacher, I have always thought it inappropriate to label children in this age group with a negative connotation. This has long term effects on a child as he could very easily grow out of a particular behaviour... continue reading

by Edutech posted 2 months 16 hours ago to School Improvement

There is no school without a proper network of education and administration. Schools and colleges need to understand the importance of it in order to survive in the education industry. Proper planning is required if an admin wants his/her academic institute to flourish in the market, therefore, a well-designed work plan need to be made available for the entire teaching staff so that no one has to... continue reading

by cyrus posted 2 months 1 week ago to K-12 Subject Areas

by Cyrus Taraporvalahttp://www.cyrus.net.nzRudolf Steiner (1861-1925) believed that there are three stages of development from infancy to adulthood.The first stage is up to seven years of age when the child is sensitive to the surrounding environment and responds through the 'will'. This implies that learning takes place through doing, which is from movement and activity. The child is driven by... continue reading

by cyrus posted 2 months 1 week ago to K-12 Subject Areas

In his book, Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Howard Gardner claims that all human beings do not have a single intelligence but actually possess a set of multiple autonomous intelligences. How does this relate to the young child, and how can we as early childhood teachers use the MI theory to assess children?Gardner (2011) has defined intelligence as, “the ability to solve... continue reading

by Sbrissett posted 2 months 3 weeks ago to School Improvement

We tend to think of creativity as an intriguing personality trait, but one that is only useful in practice to the artist or the aimless dreamer. But what if I told you that creativity, not in spite of the due emphasis on the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), is an increasingly essential skill to our children's success, both in school and on the job?Frankly, a non-... continue reading

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