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Yvonne Sim

Yvonne Sim is freelance private tutor since 2003. She completed her Masters from SIM University, Singapore. She writes daily and publishes articles to help people know about the trends of education and learning.

Tests that Have the Best Security Specialists. Every year, thousands of people around the world, who dream of studying in various prestigious institutions, sit for standardized tests such as GRE, GMAT, SAT, TOEFL and many more.

Tests that Have the Best Security Specialists

Depending upon what field they are planning to enter and what courses they are taking, they opt to take either the GRE or the GMAT. These tests are considered some of the best in the world. TOEFL or Test of English as a Foreign Language is meant to test their competency in English if they come from countries where English isn’t the first language.

The GRE or the Graduate Record Exam is conducted in over 165 countries around the world. Although it is a computer based test, for countries that are technologically backward, it even conducts paper tests. How to curb the virtual environment-alistic approach in Online Tutoring. Online tutoring is a billion dollar per year industry that is growing at a very fast pace.

How to curb the virtual environment-alistic approach in Online Tutoring

Ways for Teachers to Write Effective Report Card Comments. Teachers need to provide with report cards to students in the school.

Ways for Teachers to Write Effective Report Card Comments

Usually, every year two to four examinations are conducted in every class and a teacher is assigned the duty to prepare report card for all the students who have appeared for all the examinations. This can often turn into a tedious and pain taking job for the teachers. So, here is a list of ways for teachers to write effective report card comments:Begin with a happy noteReport card comments are crucial as parents usually examine them with greatattention and get an overall idea about their child’s performance in the school. Parents generally expect a positive feedback about their child from the teacher writing the report card comments. Learning Through Internships – The New Educational Strategy to watch out for. There have been many strategies in the recent past to make education more engaging and relevant to the students, but none has been more unique than Learning through Internships (LTI).

Learning Through Internships – The New Educational Strategy to watch out for

This learning approach adopted by the Big Picture High School aims to engage students with projects and tasks and real professional world experience. Ways for Students to Understand Science Better. Science is an organized enterprise that aims to understand the natural world and the way in which this world works.

Ways for Students to Understand Science Better

It intends to organize and build knowledge in the form of proper precise clarifications and predictions regarding the Universe. It is therefore very important as a student to understand everything that is being taught by the teachers. It can be pretty difficult at times to understand the scientific facts as a student. But, it can be done by putting in more effort and concentration. Promoting Gender Equity in Classrooms. The pre-conceived traditional gender stereotyping notions are prevalent even today.

Promoting Gender Equity in Classrooms

The IT Revolution and Need For Telecommunication Professionals. IT Revolution defines the present social, economical and the technological trends.

The IT Revolution and Need For Telecommunication Professionals

This revolution has given the chance to many people to be able to appease their curiosity and turn their dreams into reality. It made the way of obtaining the information easier. It gained much popularity because of the vast scope of knowledge. These 3 E-learning trends can change the way your child studies. E-learning is a form of education through electronic media like the Internet.

These 3 E-learning trends can change the way your child studies

In the last few years, there has been a massive shift in the educational sector. EdTech companies have changed the face of learning with their new and innovative ideas and creations. Kids today want byte sized content which needs to be visually engaging. Toolkit for New/Aspiring Teachers. Use of Thermocol is Destroying Our Environment – Need More Awareness. Thermocol, alternatively known as Styrofoam, is one of the widely used products at present today.

Use of Thermocol is Destroying Our Environment – Need More Awareness

From disposable cups and plates to packaging materials, Thermocol has innumerable applications and is increasingly becoming popular as it is lightweight, and has superb insulation properties, low manufacturing costs, and can be mass produced. Thermocol are primarily utilized to manufacture disposable trays, cups, packaging materials, containers, etc. Thermocol are also used to make loose packaging products known as packing peanuts and insulation boards for floors, walls, and roofs in buildings. With so many uses the production and demand of thermocol is increasing at a faster pace. However, many of us are unaware about its adverse effects on our environment and the toxic emissions it causes when incinerated.

Thermocol is manufactured from a petroleum-based plastic compound known as polystyrene. Why Science is (also) for Women? For centuries women have been known for their capabilities of handling household and eventually it changed into being not only great homemakers but also great professionals in various fields of specialization.

Why Science is (also) for Women?

In spite of knowing and physically witnessing the fact that women are capable of doing jobs outside their homes we still live in a society where the number of male professionals beat the number of female professionals but that does not stop organizations from knowing what a woman brings to the table as an individual. Now, this is a two way thing – Because of the stereotypical aspects of our society we may find a very few women who would engage themselves in STEM studies (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and maximum numbers would be diverted to other subjects before they can discover their interest in STEM.

A lot of individuals and parents do not realize that female candidates are actually highly preferred and in these specializations. Gender Biases is Over-rated. Six Tips for Staying Fit While Studying. Staying fit is important at all ages of life, more so when one is studying and is required to be at one’s peak of physical and mental abilities to cope up with the demands of modern education. However, many students complain that their study pressure and the never ceasing assignments and projects leave them exhausted and sap all their time due to which they are unable to exercise and stay fit. Students, however, should know that one does not need hours to stay fit and can integrate their own fitness regimen in their daily schedule and still can remain fit with oodles of energy to cope up with the academics and still enjoy life.

Some of the ways by which students can remain fit are listed below. 1. Jog, Run, Walk at least five times a week Students aiming to remain fit can wake up early in the mornings and start their fitness regimen with a jog, run or brisk walk for at least 20 minutes for five times a week. 2. 3. 4. Nothing substitutes a healthy diet. 5. 6. Contributed By: Different Ways of Monitoring Student Progress. A teacher’s work does not end after taking a class rather it has just begun.