You Need To Be a Teachable Leader

Maxwell noted that, “If you are a highly talented person, you may have a rough time with being teachable. Why? Because talented people often think they know it all. And that makes it difficult for them to continually expand their talent. Being teachable is not so much about competence and mental capacity as it is [...]

By |2019-11-13T05:27:19+01:00October 10th, 2016|Categories: features, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What Mnemonics Gets To Do For You!

Mnemonic techniques or systems according to Samuel do not replace the basic principles of learning and memory but they make use of them. Meaningfulness: Through the application of rhymes, patterns and associations, mnemonics techniques and systems makes any material meaningful, even though they are inherently without meaning, they get wide-spelt meaning. Organization: As mental filing [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:09:20+01:00October 6th, 2016|Categories: features, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How Much Information About Yourself Should You Share With Others?

The answer to the question in the title is that it depends. If the information involves the safety or well-being of others, then you will want to tell the person as soon as possible. But just what kind of information should you go about sharing, and with whom? It's kind of hard not to tell [...]

TIPS FOR TEACHERS: 5 Proven Ways to Engage Students In Your Classroom

No matter what subject they teach or what age group their students fall into, all teachers face the same basic challenge: They have to find a way to actively engage students in the learning process. Today’s learners tend to respond best to interactive teaching methods, so many instructors have integrated technology into their lesson plans. [...]

By |2019-11-13T05:32:11+01:00June 30th, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Top 5 Biggest Skills Modern Teachers Need

Many schools only have basic requirements for hiring a teacher. Generally, they are expected to have their teaching certificate, a degree, and pass a background check. This may, indeed, qualify a person to become a teacher, but not necessarily the most effective teacher they could potentially be. The best modern teachers – the ones who [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:21:54+01:00January 28th, 2016|Categories: features|Tags: , , |1 Comment

World Teachers’ Day 2015: 5 Cool Ways to Appreciate Your Favourite Teacher

World Teachers' Day, held annually on October 5 since 1994, commemorates teachers’ organisations worldwide. Its aim is to mobilise support for teachers and to ensure that the needs of future generations will continue to be met by teachers. A teacher isn’t just an instructor. They are a mentor, a guide, a counselor, a protector and [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:57:49+01:00October 5th, 2015|Categories: editorials|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What your teacher wants you to know (but might not tell you)

The rapports that you create with your teachers can greatly influence your school experience. To ensure that the relationships you have with your teachers are the best they can be, try to understand these six things teachers want from you, but won’t necessarily say them to you: 1. I show up to class. I want [...]

27 Characteristics of Highly Effective Teachers

There are a few things in this world that will help you be an effective teacher. There’s hard work, loving what you do, and an attention to detail. Those are just the broad strokes, though. In fact, there are many sub-categories that you should know about. What do I mean by this? Quite simply, there [...]

7 Characteristics of A Digitally Competent Teacher

What does being a ‘digitally competent’ teacher mean? Does it mean using laptops, smartphones, or tablets in the classroom? Does it mean finding new and interesting ways to use those devices along with apps and web tools?  What level of expertise with technology constitutes ‘competent’? Or does the concept encompass more than that?  Just like [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:58:59+01:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , , |3 Comments

3 Student Behaviours Teachers Love

The rapports that you create with your teachers can greatly influence your school experience - both inside and outside the classroom. Cultivating strong connections with your instructors can even benefit you throughout the course of your professional career. But how do you begin to develop these relationships? Standing out - in a positive manner - [...]

By |2019-11-13T03:59:01+01:00September 14th, 2015|Categories: features|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments