HOW TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS MODERN LEARNING.

WHAT IS TECHNOLOGY? Technology is the application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life, it is sometimes said to be the change and manipulation of the human environment. It is the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society and the [...]

10 ESSENTIAL SELF-DIRECTED LEARNING QUESTIONS EVERY LEARNER CAN USE

In any kind of learning, asking the best questions possible yields both vital knowledge discovery and powerful personal insights for the learner. When we consider what it means to ask the right self-directed learning questions, we’re talking about questions that help nurture us as lifelong learners and global citizens committed to bettering ourselves and the world. Self-directed learners come [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:13:05+01:00September 18th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Classwork Support, editorials, Education, Opportunities, social|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

11 Websites To Learn To Code For Free

You know that it’s totally possible to learn to code for free but what are the best resources to achieve that? Whether you already have some knowledge under your belt or have never typed a line of code before, start by exploring your options on these 11 fantastic websites. 1. Codecademy Codecademy is the perfect place for aspiring [...]

USING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO BOOST STUDENT RETENTION RATES

Tertiary institutions struggle with low retention rates. Only 40% of students complete a 4-year degree within 6 years at the same institution where they started their studies. Student retention is a matter of great importance to institutions. For institutions that depend on tuition, low retention rates have serious financial consequences. That is apart from the huge negative [...]

Lagos to integrate sexual education in curriculum

The Lagos State Government will integrate Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in the curriculum of Non-Formal Vocational Training Schools. This, the government said, is to improve the lives of young persons and contribute to the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal target by 2030. According to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Social Development, Dr [...]

Features of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

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 [...]

‘Google brain’ implants could mean end of school as anyone will be able to learn anything instantly!

An expert believes that within the next 20 years, our heads will be boosted with special implants so 'you won’t need to memorize anything' “GOOGLE brain” implants could mean the end of school – as anyone will be able to learn anything instantly, says an artificial intelligence expert. Nikolas Kairinos, founder and CEO of Fountech.ai, [...]

6 Best Exam Preparation Tips

At a point in time, we all have to take one examination or the other, maybe even a test. Most times you find a method of preparing that is best for you and stick with it. These are just some practical tips that are sure to help you go about preparing well and hopefully passing [...]

REGRET HELPS STUDENTS MAKE BETTER DECISIONS

Regret gets a bad press. It is a painful emotion experienced upon realizing that a different decision would have led to a better outcome. And it is something that we strive to avoid. In sharp contrast, our recent research on children’s decision making emphasizes that the ability to experience regret is a developmental achievement associated with learning to make [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:16:34+01:00July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, Get the best of learning, social|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Developing Your Classroom Presence

Simple strategies for developing the strong relationships with students that encourage them to take risks and increase their learning. The quality of presence—a state of alert awareness, receptivity, and connectedness to the working of both the individuals and the group in the context of the learning environment—is unfortunately not often taught explicitly in teacher education programs. Teachers [...]

By |2019-11-13T02:19:53+01:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog, editorials, Education, technology|Tags: , , |0 Comments