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Andragogical Considerations The way kids learn differs significantly from the way adults learn. Likewise, there are two fields of study about how humans learn: pedagogy and andragogy. Pedagogy deals with children and their learning process while andragogy deals with adults and how they learn. Thus, to design effective learning material... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-18
By Satyabrata Das
Let's Explore How AR Is Changing eLearning Amidst the rise of the global pandemic [1], the educational sector has been massively impacted. Not only have educational institutions been temporarily closed and shut down for a long period, there was much uncertainty looming surrounding the course of action to be taken.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-18
By Dmytro Spilka
It’s the twenty-fifth year of National Poetry Month. We have been celebrating during the week with daily posts from NCTE Verse. Let the celebrations continue on the weekend! Today we are looking at the work of Austin Kleon, who describes himself as “a writer who draws.” He launched his writing career by... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-18
Source: NCTE
By Lisa Fink
Spread the loveThe Orton-Gillingham approach had its premiere back in the 1930s when it was developed to help readers with writing, spelling, and reading issues. Even though it is quite an old approach, it is still widely influential. It has posted the basic principles for innovative teaching methods such... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-18
By Matthew Lynch
Spread the loveBlock scheduling is a system for scheduling junior high or high school days, usually by replacing the historical scheduling method of six or seven 40-50 minute class periods with class periods that are longer in duration and meet fewer times during the week. For instance, a traditional... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-18
By Matthew Lynch
Open Source LMS: 6 Expenses That Hide Behind A Free Platform There’s a saying: if you’re enjoying something for free, then you’re the product. It even applies to social media users on free platforms. LMS is an organization’s L&D digital hub, running everything from onboarding online training to performance management.... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Christopher Pappas
Spread the loveBusinesses all over the world are slowly beginning to reopen, but schools and educational institutions face special challenges during this time period. Schools need to carefully plan their reopening strategy before restarting any in-person classes or programs. Here are three key points every school should consider: Symptom... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Matthew Lynch
eLearning During COVID-19 Every week we had different aspects of reading to focus on, and different topics of discussion posted to the course forum, where we could share our thoughts and theories. My peers were various: people in their twenties and seventies, different nationalities, tastes, social and cultural backgrounds. What... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Ana Kos
How To Achieve True Interactivity Learners are better able to engage in courses in which they can explore and learn at their own pace. More so, learners love eLearning professionals that react fast to the latest trends like this. Interactivity is highly crucial to online courses, but how do you... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Naveen Neelakandan
Can Compliance Training Impact Company Culture? Are you an L&D professional tasked with the daunting prospect of creating compliance training for your company? Never fear, it doesn’t have to be as dull as it sounds! This article offers some tried and tested tips to take your compliance training to the... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Nicola Wylie
Spread the loveMost education specialists agree that you should guide your child into reading, writing, and debating from an early age. Yes, childhood is meant to be fun, but who said that reading stories and learning new letters can’t be? It all comes down to what you can do... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Matthew Lynch
Spread the loveIn schools, common planning time refers to any period scheduled during the school day for several educators, or teams of educators, to work on grading and lesson planning. In most cases, common planning time is considered a form of professional development. Its primary purpose is to bring... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Matthew Lynch
The importance of tending to pupils at the transition between primary and secondary school is well-established. The obvious focus, understandably, attends to the pastoral needs of pupils: making them feel safe and secure in their new ‘big school’ surroundings. Crucially, there is also an increasing recognition that making curriculum connections... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-17
By Alex Quigley
12 Smart iPad Apps For Collaborative Learning by TeachThought Staff Using the iPad for collaborative learning isn’t the most seamless thing in the world. For one, you have to define what you mean by collaborative learning, and here we can loosely define it as “a kind of learning where... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-16
Source: Teach Thought
By TeachThought Staff
70:20:10 Model: Pros And Cons Of Applying It In Online Training Do the 70:20:10 model benefits outweigh the downsides? In the 1980s, an NGO called the Centre for Creative Leadership created the 70:20:10 model for training. It states that 70% of training is on the job, 20% from peers, and... Read more
Published on: 2021-04-16
By Christopher Pappas
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