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Effective Teaching Methods — Strategies & Activities This area will help you explore the fascinating world of learning and teaching. You'll discover lots of useful ideas, and what you see will stimulate your own thinking about how to teach more effectively. It contains two sub-areas: Of course, there is a connection between teaching and the ideas-and-skills being taught. School Matters - Information for Teachers This site has been designed for use as a cross-curricular ICT tool for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. Through a series of fun, interactive games and activities, children will learn about different food-related issues: food safety, diet and nutrition, farm to fork and food technology. Activities can be used on individual PCs or interactive whiteboard in a variety of lessons, including science, geography, PSHE and citizenship and design technology. There are also a number of tried-and-tested lesson plans, as well as activity sheets, ideal for homework or extension work.
Educational When you’ve done something good, or performed a task well, it feels great to get some praise for it. And parents and teachers, especially in Western cultures, are encouraged to dole out praise to children in an increasingly generous manner. A drawing might not just be 'good', it might be 'incredible'. That song wasn’t just 'beautiful', it was 'epic'. Such praise is often given with the best intentions, particularly in the belief that positive feedback, especially for children who don’t have much faith in themselves, might help to raise their self-esteem.
LSN ITQ ICT Skills - Teachers Teachers All these resources and examples represent the use of simple tools and techniques to create effective resources and succesful teaching and learning activities. Each project contains an introduction to the teachers involved and the skills and application developed. Although contextualised for teachers clearly these resources and demonstrations of effective practice and techniques provide examples to learn and apply whatever your role.
Equality and Diversity The University of Glasgow's Equality Statement: The University of Glasgow is committed to promoting equality in all its activities and aims to provide a work, learning, research and teaching environment free from discrimination and unfair treatment. This section provides links to a number of resources relating to the different diversity strands - disability, race equality, sexual orientation - and how these relate to learning, teaching and assessment. Information about University of Glasgow policies and action plans can be found through the Equality and Diversity Unit. They also provide information about the UK Single Equality Act, as information is released. 6 Things Our Kids Just Plain Won't Get This article is for my three kids. They will, very soon, start seeing the world through adult eyes, and a lot of things about my generation will just plain not make any sense to them. I'm going to attempt to explain some of it, so that they don't dismiss an entire generation of people as rock-fuck stupid. For instance, the generation coming up behind us most likely won't understand ... Many of the Phrases and Pictures We Use Every Day
Geoff Petty - Teaching Today Think of something you are good at, and I bet you learned it by self-assessment. That is, asking: What am I trying to do exactly? Specialist Schools and Academies Trust The Schools Network e-shop Contact us Resources 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020 "Within the decade, it will either become the norm to teach this course (high school Algebra I) in middle school or we'll have finally woken up to the fact that there's no reason to give algebra weight over statistics and IT in high school for non-math majors (and they will have all taken it in middle school anyway)." - Shelley Blake-Plock 21 Things That Will Become Obsolete in Education by 2020 by Shelley Blake-Plock COFA Online Gateway Contact Us Home LTTO Episodes Pavlov's Dog Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates Pavlov's Dog Play the Pavlov's Dog Game About the game Conditioned reflexes are reflexes you can learn compared to unconditioned reflexes that are built-in, or natural.