05 Mar 2020

Whether you're facing a 300-student lecture hall or a 15-student seminar table, one of your primary goals for the class should be to actively engage students with the content. Students learn more when they're active in the learning process, whether through conversation, practice, analysis, or application. This contrasts sharply with traditional teaching methods, in which students are exp...

05 Mar 2020

Reading, writing, and arithmetic are fundamental elements of education. While the teaching methods may vary, the three Rs are immutable and universal. We are equipping the learners with the necessary skills to communicate and engage in the community. And they lay the groundwork for a number of more nuanced competencies: critical thinking, teamwork, nonlinear thinking, and others. The t...

05 Mar 2020

Educational leadership is the process of enlisting and directing teachers, pupils and parents talents and resources towards the achievement of specific educational goals. The term is often used synonymously with leadership of the school, and has replaced the management of education. According to study, school leadership is second only to teaching among school-related factors how it influ...

04 Mar 2020

Many psychologists say the attention span of the typical student is about 10-15 minutes long, yet most university classes last between 50-90 minutes. It's normal for rates of student attention to vary depending on motivation, mood, perceived content significance, and other factors. But are there different strategies in our teaching which we could use to keep students focused and alert fo...

04 Mar 2020

School environment is a broad, multifaceted term involving several facets of educational experience for the student. A healthy school atmosphere is the product of a school's emphasis on fostering safety; fostering a welcoming academic, behavioral, and physical environment; and fostering and sustaining respectful, trustworthy, and caring relationships across the school community, irrespec...

04 Mar 2020

A good quality education is one that provides all learners with capabilities they require to become economically productive, develop sustainable livelihoods, contribute to peaceful and democratic societies and enhance individual well-being. Achieving inclusive and quality education for all reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable...

03 Mar 2020

Early childhood education is a term that refers to the time span from the birth of a child to the time it joins the kindergarten. It's an important time in the lives of children, as it's when they first learn how to communicate with others, including peers, teachers and parents, and often begin to build interests that will stick with them throughout their lives. It is a common mispercept...

03 Mar 2020

Health education is one health promotion tool that aims to help people develop and use health-enhancing skills. Health education is often very clear and measurable and can often involve educational programs, events and community or individual sessions to build skills. Health education is part of health promotion, but there is more to health promotion than health education. Health educati...

02 Mar 2020

Science at the simplest level is understanding of the natural world. There is much regularity in nature that, since the advent of Homo sapiens as a species, humanity has had to know for survival. The Sun and the Moon replay their movements regularly. Many movements, like the Sun's regular "motion," are easy to observe while others, like the Sun's annual "motion," are far harder to observ...

02 Mar 2020

Career and technical education is a term applied to schools, institutions, and educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. It was formerly (and is still commonly) called vocational education; however, the term has fallen out of favor with most educators. Career and technical programs also provide both acade...