Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!

2020-02-21T13:05:04+01:00

Given the current political climate marked by an increase in school-based hate crimes, engaging students in authentic conversations related to the social, cultural or political—without fear of alienating those who hold different opinions and ultimately compromising curiosity, openness, and critical thinking—can seem like a near-impossible task. Further, educators often express a lack of pedagogical confidence to effectively [...]

Centering Dialogue in the Classroom: It’s about WE, not ME!2020-02-21T13:05:04+01:00

The New Superpower

2020-02-21T11:58:16+01:00

Share everything. That was Robert Fulghum’s first lesson in Kindergarten. It turns out that learning to share will be even more important than Fulghum thought. How we share will shape the next 50 years of human existence. Production has been the focus of modern economies. We’ve reached the point where we’re good enough at production to feed, clothe, [...]

The New Superpower2020-02-21T11:58:16+01:00

Deciding Which School is Right for Your Child

2020-02-17T15:23:21+01:00

  In today’s world of standardized tests, we have an abundance of data available about our children. While all standardized tests are not equivalent and some reveal much more about our children’s capabilities than others, parents today have more information about their children than ever before. As beneficial as such information can be, it also [...]

Deciding Which School is Right for Your Child2020-02-17T15:23:21+01:00

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child

2020-02-14T16:10:09+01:00

  From the day of diagnosis, parents of students with disabilities begin the long journey of paving paths through a world designed for the mythical “average” person. In education, we grow accustomed to challenging traditional systems to serve our children so they too can reach their full potential. But the daily struggle is made more [...]

A Parent’s Call to Action: Leveraging Personalized Learning for Your Child2020-02-14T16:10:09+01:00

How Project-Based Learning Unleashes Students’ Creativity

2020-02-14T14:43:13+01:00

  Students can’t learn to become a “good person” by doing a worksheet, and their creativity can’t be measured by taking a test. With that said, as teachers, we often feel that it is our duty to teach them to master academic standards, while also empowering them to think creatively, work together, and above all, [...]

How Project-Based Learning Unleashes Students’ Creativity2020-02-14T14:43:13+01:00

Enhancing Student Learning: Seven Principles for Good Practice

2020-02-13T17:27:25+01:00

  The Seven Principles Resource Center The following principles are anchored in extensive research about teaching, learning, and the college experience. 1. Good Practice Encourages Student – Instructor Contact Frequent student – instructor contact in and out of classes is an important factor in student motivation and involvement. Instructor concern helps students get through rough times [...]

Enhancing Student Learning: Seven Principles for Good Practice2020-02-13T17:27:25+01:00

How technology can help break down barriers of accessibility in education

2019-11-13T02:13:16+01:00

When we talk about accessibility in education, we tend to offer a blinkered view on what it truly means, becoming drawn into primarily domestic debates of admission fees and entry requirements. However, the issue is much broader than this. The latest UN figures reveal that there are over 263 million young people out of full-time education globally, [...]

How technology can help break down barriers of accessibility in education2019-11-13T02:13:16+01:00

Features of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

2019-11-13T02:13:41+01:00

Wherever we are, we’d all like to think our classrooms are “intellectually active” places. Progressive learning (like our 21st Century Model, for example) environments. Highly-effective and conducive to student-centered learning. But what does that mean? The reality is, there is no single answer because teaching and learning are awkward to consider as single events or individual “things.” This [...]

Features of A Highly Effective Learning Environment2019-11-13T02:13:41+01:00

Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 for Nigerian Students

2019-11-13T06:24:51+01:00

Application is open for Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Award 2019/2020 for students in tertiary institutions in Nigeria. Application Deadline: TBC Offered annually? Yes Eligible Countries: Lagos state indigenes in Nigeria To be taken at (country): Nigerian tertiary institutions in and out of Lagos state Eligible Field of Study: Courses offered at Nigerian tertiary [...]

Lagos State Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship Scheme 2019/2020 for Nigerian Students2019-11-13T06:24:51+01:00

Math Resources – They Help You Realize That Math Is Easier than You Think

2019-11-13T06:24:51+01:00

Why do so many students hate math? It’s not that they don’t like numbers. Somehow, math got the bad reputation of being a subject that only few can comprehend. Let’s check out some of the reasons why many people dislike math: Usually, it’s the teachers. They just teach numbers and formulas. They fail to inspire [...]

Math Resources – They Help You Realize That Math Is Easier than You Think2019-11-13T06:24:51+01:00