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...

23 Aug 2018

It is good to help kids see the good side of getting things wrong because humans make mistakes all the time and the key lesson is how we can be more learning‐focused after discovering a mistake and learn from the bad decisions we make. Historically, many educators have created conditions for learning that do not encourage errors and parents have followed suit, for example, you consisten...

22 Aug 2018

It is estimated that students who are gifted and highly talented encompass 5 to 15% of a school age population and these students can have increased capabilities in academics, creativity, music, dance, art, and/or leadership. Gifted and talented students and those with high abilities need gifted education programs that will challenge them in regular classroom settings and accelerated pro...

22 Aug 2018

By nature, humans tend to live together and learn from each other. For a long time, the latter involved finding others that had the required skills and spending enough time with them to learn. Later, you could possibly find a book or two, then eventually even a helpful rentable video to gain knowledge from, but you still required those books and videos to be physically present somewhere...

20 Aug 2018

More people in the world get connected to the internet network on a yearly basis, its bandwidth increases and its use becomes more integrated to all the happenings in the global world. Connectivity to this internet network has become a key factor to opportunities, success and fulfillment for individuals. In Nigeria today, information communication and technology is viewed as creating an ...

20 Aug 2018

The role of the Global Digital Citizen plays a big part in employing active learning elements a classroom. For one thing, since active learning is highly collaborative there is a focus on mutual respect, nurturing relationships, and positive communication. Additionally, because technology is there as a tool, acceptable usage guidelines are respected and adhered to. Classrooms of the digi...

20 Aug 2018

Is Private school better than public school? Where do you prefer your child go to school? How do you choose between private schools and public schools? How do you decide if private education is really worth it? The most important factor to consider is, what school do you consider would meet your child's need to succeed? Education is an important part of raising children and preparing th...