29 Aug 2018

Education has been and will continue to be an important part of our lives. Its crucial role in the development of human beings cannot be denied compared with other areas and literacy is by nature, an ever-evolving concept, what it means to be literate continues to expand as we move from one decade to the next. Literacy adds a perspective on the development of language and writing that h...

28 Aug 2018

The evolution of computers is called digital printing and it has entered a golden age of possibility. With advancements in technologies, changes in the marketplace, and increasingly innovative applications, digital printing has established its place as a complement to traditional printing methods. In the 1400's when Gutenberg developed the first printing press it was slow and expensive ...

28 Aug 2018

During early school years, for example, the brain is focused on getting to grips with the world around us. Memories and understanding grow when new information can be linked to things we already know. Homework that helps with this recognition can build literacy and numeracy skills. When students reach adolescence, they become more independent and self-directed. There is shift away from ...

27 Aug 2018

It’s been more than five years since online education got a massive boost when three free online courses, all taught by Stanford professors, launched in October 2011. Each of these courses has had over 100,000 students. Soon after that, Coursera, edX, and Udacity were launched and the media started calling the courses provided by these websites “MOOCs”: Massive Open Online Courses. Sinc...

27 Aug 2018

Many students are being left behind by an educational system that some people believe is in crisis and students often need to read and understand lots of information by extracting more important ideas, it requires discarding less important ideas and connecting ideas within a text. Some students seem to breeze through their school years, whereas others struggle, putting them at risk for ...

25 Aug 2018

Distance learning is a way of learning remotely without being in regular face-to-face contact with a teacher in the classroom and the advent of the internet and widespread use of the computer has led to a huge growth in distantly delivered tuition and study. The materials for learning are produced by the university, college or learning provider and are either sent directly to the studen...

25 Aug 2018

“Who are the most disadvantaged”? A strong case could be made that the most disadvantaged are those disabled by severe physical or mental handicaps, or those with little or no schooling from the lowest economic rungs within a country or around the world. However, in this paper, the focus is mainly on OECD countries and on programmes for those who have dropped out of school. Given the ex...

24 Aug 2018

ICT promote collaboration and communication through various activities involving the collection, processing, storage and representation of data and information. Their technological characteristics and pedagogical features render them as powerful and supporting tools in education. Digital learning environments have been used since the 1970s mainly in the mainstream education. Nevertheles...

24 Aug 2018

Holidays allows students to rest from the stresses and struggles of the classroom, have enough time before they resume classes, hopefully re-energized and rejuvenated to face their books. Long school holidays help students clear their heads, relax a little and stretch their brains in different ways. Meanwhile, others believe that during the long holiday’s children forget a lot of what t...

23 Aug 2018

As societies become more knowledge-based, schools must evolve to ensure the information and skills needs of students. This is why the key focus of twenty-first century learning is adaptation to keep pace with the demand and expectations of the society. Because of this demand, new learning emphasizes the need to radically transform the purpose of schools and expectations of what students...