May 18th, 2013
Learning in various ways is a trait we pick up during our early years of life. There are many different ways to go about learning different subjects. Some prefer learning by listening to lectures and audiotapes. Other people learn better while doing various activities that revolve around their subjects. Some people learn by reading textbooks on the subjects they are learning. These are a sample of various ways people learn.
Learning through the Internet has become a very popular method Read the rest of this entry »
April 4th, 2013
There are a number of ways to go beyond the textbook and further educate students or allow them to educate themselves. How this is done will depend on the age and level of the students, the subject and the resources available. Educators can use the Internet or other types of research, supplemental reading or viewing or other experiences to broaden student learning, and students can seek out this type of learning on their own as well.
Blogs and YouTube videos can both be ways for students to learn more about a Read the rest of this entry »
September 25th, 2012
Education today is failing students across the country and even the world. In a traditional system students sit for hours at a time, interact with a book, hear a lecture and fill in boring blank worksheets. But learning is so much more and most people learn best by experiencing and understanding at the same time.
It is exciting seeing students feel touch see and learn while moving about the world. There are parks to visit, animals to see, and museums to Read the rest of this entry »
September 24th, 2012
Whether you are a teacher yourself or even a parent, getting students and children engaged in education can be somewhat challenging depending on the material that is being taught. When you want your children to become more engaged in educational activities, it is important to communicate openly and directly with them and never in a condescending manner.
By reaching students on the same mental level, it will become easier to share information about varied subjects ranging from understanding a new mathematical formula Read the rest of this entry »
September 23rd, 2012
Education today is changing. And the results are exciting. Students can now access their own individualized education from the comforts of their own home. Or from their grandmas house or from their family vacation. All they need is a computer and the internet.
This is taking education to a whole new level. Students are able to learn at their own pace at their own time. There are so many valuable assets to this type of education. First of all, students who need a different schedule can design Read the rest of this entry »
September 20th, 2012
Learning can take place anywhere. Where a person learns best depends mostly on their learning style. Some people learn best by reading about a topic. Others learn more effectively when they are active participants in the learning process. While a traditional classroom setting is appropriate for the first group of learners, the latter group will find more learning opportunities outside of a school building.
Learning can take place anywhere. The knowledge that you gain from your experiences can be more valuable that the information you read in textbooks. Classroom learning is based mostly on the experiences of teachers Read the rest of this entry »
September 17th, 2012
Anytime a lesson plan is being created from scratch, you want to keep a few rules in mind. The goals and objectives that are set forth are very important to making sure there is a complete outline of everything that is expected to be learned by the end of each lesson. Before jumping right into the work, gain knowledge on how much information the students are already aware of. This can be done by asking aloud or having them write it as a class project. Read the rest of this entry »