Digital Portfolios: An Essential Tool in Every Classroom

Digital Portfolios: An Essential Tool in Every Classroom

Digital Portfolios: An Essential Tool in Every Classroom
If teachers were to rate strategies and tools as essential to students’ learning process, digital portfolios would likely rank very highly. Here are some of the reasons why:
Explore Potential of All Students:
Digital portfolios are an archive of student performance and achievement. It helps to unlock the potential of […]

What is a Response Notebook?

What is a Response Notebook?

A Response Notebook is one in which students can record their thoughts, impressions, reactions or responses about books, novels, or any content they have read.
The purpose of maintaining such a notebook is to help students become self aware of their learning process, to create an archive that can be used for future references, to facilitate […]

How Can I Make Homework Effective?

How Can I Make Homework Effective?

Homework is assigned to strengthen and promote learning and to teach students to take responsibility for their own learning process. To design homework that strives to attain these goals, can be a daunting task for many. Here are five strategies that can help you make homework effective.
The big ‘3’: Bear in mind three essential factors […]

Paradigm Shift in Education

Paradigm Shift in Education

“Research is the bricks. Our informed, educated intuition is the mortar. It’s impossible to construct a worthy structure without either one.” – Dr. Michael Allen, ezine January 26, 2006
The most significant issue relating to learning is the relatively recent paradigm shift in education. This change is illustrated in the way in which curriculum is defined […]

What is Mindscaping?

What is Mindscaping?

There was a time when doodling or scribbling during a lecture was considered a sign of inattentiveness, and was not encouraged. However, taking notes and summarizing the lesson in the form of images, symbol and phrases can help learning and retention of information. The process of creating such visual maps is known as Mindscaping.
As teachers […]

How do I Introduce Students to Educational Websites?

How do I Introduce Students to Educational Websites?

Educational websites can include websites that have games, videos or topic related resources that act as tools to enhance learning and supplement classroom teaching. These websites help make the process of learning entertaining and attractive to the student, especially in today’s age.
While there are many advantages of such websites, we also need to be aware […]

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