How teachers can use tools to support collaborative reading?

How teachers can use tools to support collaborative reading?

The capacity to collaborate to solve problems is said to be even more important for tomorrow’s workers than content knowledge. Two or more people working together have a better chance of solving a problem than one person working alone. Collaboration is increasingly important in the modern world, as we become more connected around the globe. […]

Using Mind Maps in Education

Using Mind Maps in Education

Wiki defines a mind map as “a diagram used to represent words, ideas, tasks, or other items linked to and arranged around a central keyword or idea.” The concept of a mind map is that the brain does not store information in the same way as most students write notes – line by line, but […]

Using Facebook in the Classroom

Using Facebook in the Classroom

No one can doubt the influence that Facebook has on students today. Research projects show that bridging the gap between work and fun can lead to increased productivity. Blending the two worlds of the students can, therefore, perhaps make school life a little more fun for them and enhance the otherwise dreaded learning process.
However, Facebook […]

Getting Started on a Teacher Blog

Getting Started on a Teacher Blog

Blogging is an excellent way to reflect on your professional development and teaching. You can use a blog as an e-portfolio to collect evidence of your learning and reflections. Starting a teacher blog is a great way to do this because other teachers and experts can share tips and resources with you through comments.
A popular […]

Exploring Social Bookmarking in Education

Exploring Social Bookmarking in Education

Social bookmarking in education makes life easier for us as educators. All we have to do is save our favorite links on the internet  and we can access it with ease at a later time. Often we just use the favorites menu on our computer either at work or home. But what if when we’re […]

Impact of Social Networking in the Classroom

What an incredible week it has been for showing the impact of the Internet!
Two weeks after the people of Tunusia used Twitter, Facebook, texting and other modern communications tools to coordinate the revolution and overthrow of their government, citizens began protesting governments elsewhere in the Middle East and beyond. No one knows what the impact […]

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