Blog It’s funny, because the more successful your school, the less time you’ll actually have to listen to your students. Language schools rely very much on volume. Groups have a minimum requirement size, and anything on top is usually margin. So often it’s a “let’s pack in the students and worry about the rest later” mentality. The same is true of good marketing. Of course this is a misnomer. However, it is also very important to understand that listening, however good you are at it, is also a technique. Speed of response You have a thousand things to do today. Wrong. I’d argue that there is nobody as important as your next student. Secondly, one of man’s biggest fears is not feel important. “Yes, but I can’t find the time to do it, Joss” I hear you scream “I can’t hear myself think, let alone call back everyone immediately”. My advice is to always plan time in your day to respond to enquiries. Prepare yourself before calling Active listening Oh god, what does that mean, I hear you cry.
Teacher Training: Web Resources for Staff Development A first year teacher feels overwhelmed. A principal needs an evaluation rubric for integrating technology. You're looking for a listing of summer workshops for teachers in your area. Where do you turn? Educators are well known for the mountains of manuals, memos, policy statements, and other paper resources stacked up in their offices, but the next time you need staff development materials, you might want to try surfing the Web instead of rooting through those teetering paper mountains. Web based resources save time. Still need convincing? NSDC Staff Development Library The National Staff Development Council provides dozens of training articles and tools, available to both non-members and members. Many of the recommended resources contain links to other Web sites, which link to others, and so forth. Use the Favorite (Internet Explorer) or Bookmark (Netscape Navigator) feature of your browser to save a URL before you leave the site. Happy surfing!
Free Online Conference on WiZiQ: CO11 - Feb 4-6, 2011 This conference is over. You can watch the recordings by going to session pages below. Welcome to the annual live online conference (CO11). You are cordially invited to participate at the live online conference on the weekend of Feb 4-6, 2011. The conference will be of interest to educators, administrators, students, and community members who value the importance of integrating technology into the curriculum to improve instruction and learning. Online learning involves various skills on the part of the instructor and learner. The theme of the conference is, connecting online for instruction and learning that goes beyond the classroom.
Latin America: What's in a Name | Tom Holloway Latin America: What’s in a Name?—T. Hollowayp. 2 the external manifestation of the European Renaissance. not normally included in the rubric Latin America. th century. usually included in Latin America are the three Guianas (French Guiana,technically decolonized by being designated an overseas department of continental France in1946; Suriname, formerly known as Dutch Guiana; and Guyana, known in the Colonial era asBritish Guiana and before that as Demerara), as well as Belize (formerly British Honduras).Their historical trajectories have more in common with the non-Spanish Caribbean islands thanwith Latin America, and historically they were never effectively occupied by either Spain or Portugal.
Dimitris Tzouris edWeb.net - Cookies Required Check out one of our most popular webinars below! Emerging Tech is a professional learning community (PLC) where school librarians can explore all the ways to integrate technology and 21st century learning into school library programs. The community hosts free monthly webinars and live chats presented by Michelle Luhtala, Head Librarian at New Canaan High School (CT). Online discussions provide an easy way to continue the conversation and share ideas and experiences with peers across the country, and around the world. Upcoming Webinars Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT, Mark Ray, Chief Digital Officer for Vancouver Public Schools and Sara Trettin, Open Education and Digital Engagement Lead Office of Educational Technology US Dept of Education Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 5 p.m. Presented by Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT
portal o nowoczesnej edukacji - Pierwsze opłaty za studia dzienne Szczegóły Opublikowano: piątek, 06, styczeń 2012 00:00 Opr. red. Studenci, którzy w 2012 r. rozpoczną studia dzienne na dwóch kierunkach na uczelniach publicznych będą musieli za jeden z nich zapłacić. W nowym roku wchodzi w życie prawo, że tylko jedne studia będzie można skończyć na koszt podatnika. Formalnie od 1 stycznia uczelnie publiczne mogą pobierać od studentów opłaty za drugi kierunek studiów, ponieważ z początkiem nowego roku wchodzi w życie przepis znowelizowanej w 2011 r. ustawy Prawo o szkolnictwie wyższym, który to umożliwia. Większość nowych studentów zmierzy się z tym problemem dopiero za pięć lat, kiedy skończą pierwszy kierunek studiów. Część studentów, kształcących się na dwóch kierunkach, zostanie z tej opłaty zwolnionych. Od 1 października każda uczelnia musi zapewnić studentom rozpoczynającym naukę możliwość odbycia szkolenia na temat praw i obowiązków studenta. Najlepsi studenci mają też zyskać dzięki nowemu stypendium - stypendium ministra za wybitne osiągnięcia.
The 21 Signs you are A 21st Century Teacher Teaching in the 21st century is definitely not an easy task. Students are digitally focused and have more free access to information challenging thus the traditional prototypic picture of the teacher as the knowledge instigator. Engagement is also another serious issue that makes educating such kind of students a real nightmare. It takes so much creativity, originality, and novelty from the part of teachers to get students motivated and engaged. Technology has the cure but this cure can not be effective unless teachers know how to use its prescription. Another resource which I highly recommend for any 21st century teacher is the awesome learning community called Simple k-12. I am mentioning Simple K 12 here because what they offer clicks in with the general theme of Educational Technology and Mobile Learning and also because It is a an inestimable source for professional development for teachers and educators.
Teaching ESL Online Teaching ESL Online | How to Teach English Online Podcast 434: Discovering Useful New Ideas as a Connected Educator (October 2015) This podcast primarily features a recording from the October 22, 2015, OACTE, OEQA, OATE Fall Conference in Edmond, Oklahoma, held at the University of Central Oklahoma. The recorded session was my breakout presentation titled, “Discovering Useful New Ideas as a Connected Educator: Tips for Using Flipboard, Pocket, Twitter and Nuzzel.” Check out the podcast shownotes for links to my presentation slides (shared as a Google Presentation) and other referenced links and videos. Access that website using the shortened URL wfryer.me/ideas. The introduction of this podcast includes some reflections on the 2015 Write Well, Sell Well Conference in Oklahoma City, on October 22-23, 2015. Referenced websites from the introduction are also included in the podcast shownotes. Shownotes: