Learning anything comes with some kind of labour whether it’s time spent, a search for meaning, or a simple struggle to understand. Every learner is different, and with those differences eventually will come the process of overcoming learning...
Teacher toolboxes in the modern teaching environment are many and diverse. Most include trusted standbys like Evernote, Google tools, Edmodo, Wikispaces, and others. Of course, everybody has their own favourite sites and tools, but the fact remains...
Creative expression is and always has been essential to a student’s holistic growth and development. Today, it’s becoming essential as a learning focus. In this article from Miriam Clifford, you’ll discover 30 ways you can work with fostering creativity in your own students.
When we talk about digital citizenship, we’re talking about a way of learning and living responsibly in an online world that stretches across communities both educational and domestic. Healthy tech habits can begin anytime as it’s never too late to...read more
To show movies or not to show movies? Our guess is that Shakespeare would probably approve of teaching English with film. In Hamlet, the titular character repeatedly procrastinated about whether he should avenge the death of his father by murdering...read more
For a long time we’ve advocated the use of self-reflective questions with our learners as a way for them to debrief their learning processes in the classroom in order to improve and grow. This is just as useful a practice for teachers as it is for...read more
Think for a moment about the “best” question someone has ever asked you. As soon as it was posed to you, what happened? It may have caused you to stop and ponder what was being asked. You may have been inspired to think about related events in the...read more
At some point, students will want to think or talk seriously about seeking an ideal career path. They might very well have this talk with their parents or even with you, their teacher. Others may choose a career counsellor to help them make the tough...read more
via eLearning Infographics Staying organized is the key to managing your workload and optimizing your time, and these easy, actionable tips are sure to help you do just that. So if you’re a fan of collaborative editing, then these 24 Google Docs...read more
Teaching Media Fluency skills is crucial to the educational environment as technology continues to reshape how students think and react to digital media and the messages they receive. This is an important aspect of teaching that cannot be ignored. All...read more
If you're looking for some science videos to flip your STEM classroom with, there's a whole world of them on the Web. You don't want just any old average science videos, though. You're looking for ones that learners will actually want to watch. Science videos should...read more
A useful tool for any modern parent to have is a list of solid and simple Internet safety tips to both learn from and share. This means providing those concerned about technology usage with valuable and easy-to-understand advice for keeping their kids...read more