The desire to interact with people and understand their experiences and ideas actually stemmed from early exposures to people in a school setting. Tagging along with teachers and students allows for a practical understanding for the dynamics of the educational structure. The interaction between students, parents, principals as well as professional educators is a rewarding experience for everyone. The interaction allows us to see the reality from the perceptions of all the members involved in the learning process. This website is designed to allow for this interaction to happen………….
Assessment techniques are used to gather information for evaluation. Information gathered through assessment helps teachers determine students’ strengths and needs in their achievement and guides future instructional approaches. Teachers adapt the assessment tools that suits the taught subject and promoted content.
How many times were you bombarded with abbreviations that made you feel odd? Many people try to use some sophisticated terminologies to impress us and makes us feel that they know what we do not know.
Find out the meaning of the most terminologies used in educational institutions
Every day there is a new idea, a new invention and a new discovery. Every morning we welcome the day with a new insight that might enable us to resolve issues that are critical in our lives.
Differentiation is catering for students individual differences. It is the belief that individual differences are respected and appreciated in a learning environment. It is the faith in the abilities and capabilities of every individual student. Differentiated teaching instructions(DTI) is the strategy that we adapt to motivate each student to reach the best that he could reach within his available potential abilities.
Distributed Leadership is an attitude rather than a management technique. Under Distributed Leadership, everyone is responsible and accountable for leadership within his or her area.
Cooperative learning activities allow students to collaborate together to unfold the different layers of the rules and formulas by themselves. They will be able to construct the learning. They will be able to connect their classroom experiences to their real life which results in real learning experience.
Curriculum design is planning for the elements that will enable students to learn. It is the creation of all the effective experiences that adds up to a coherent and worthwhile program.
How? When? Why? What for? Where? How about? Can you? Have they? ....
Why students tend to provide wrong answers for assessment questions. Is it because they do not know? Is it because they do not know what to write? Is it because teachers did not provide them with the answering criteria? The keywords that are used in standardized tests have standardized meanings. When the word "analyze" is mentioned then students are expected to provide specific explanation. Check the complete list of common keywords.
Many terminologies can be confusing to students if they do not know their real meanings. Here is a list of main mathematical keywords and their meanings in brief
Drill and practice in mathematics allows students to master the content knowledge and strengthen their numeracy skills.
Three main components can tell how successful an educational program: teacher, learning environment, outcomes.
A student-centered learning environment places students at the heart of their learning journey. Students will be doing the work while teachers will be facilitating their learning without dictating they what to do. Students have the freedom to make choices. They have absolute ownership for their success and their failure. They know their strengths and weaknesses.
Teaching is the art of communicating the information to the target audience or learners. Teaching is a humanitarian profession which have been and will continue to be the most respectful career. Teaching and learning is the process which allows students to discover their talents when interacting with their teachers in a respectful learning environment.
“Technology has nothing to do with education, technology is only
for fun, gaming, chatting, posting.”
Is this really what we want students to believe?
©Lara Abdallah 2016