Tag: Methods and Theories

New things to be learned every day

New things to be learned every day
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Since there are a lot of things to be learned in the world, you could begin your path to increase your knowledge right now, by reading a book, learning a new phrase, taking a course, enroll to online learning or get a degree.

The determination is what it counts.

The amount of knowledge possible to be learnt is literally endless. This fact should not discourage you and just because you will never learn everything there is to know, does not mean that you should not make an effort to be getting an education from life, at all times.
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Khan: Education in 2060

Khan: Education in 2060 

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Salman Khan, founder of the Khan Academy, a not-for-profit online education provider, shares his thoughts on what the educational landscape will look like in 50 years. By 2060, he predicts three major shifts in education: a change to the classroom model, a change to the credential model and a change in the role of the instructor.
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Online students’ habits

As you already know, one of the most valued aspects of online learning is that you can do it at home, in your local coffee shop, library and just about anywhere you want. Working students, parents, schoolars and active-duty military worldwide, can benefit from this particular characteristics of the online learning. Having this in mind Allied schools” has surveyed around 70 of their students, asking them questions about their study habits. It is not a big sample to generalize, but the results are pretty much interesting and go for the general online students.
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Blended learning intro

Blended learning is a formal education program, where student learns at least in part of the curriculum through online delivery of content and instruction, with some element of student control over time, place, path, and/or pace. Face-to-face classroom methods are combined with computer-mediated activities, that offers opportunity for data collection and customization of instruction and […]

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A guide to the different learning theories

A guide to the different learning theories

Educational theorists, from philosophers like Socrates and Rousseau, to researchers like Howard Gardner today, have addressed the theories of learning. Many of their ideas continue to influence home schoolers, as well as traditional educators, therefore a little familiarity with some of the ideas most popular among home schoolers, will help you make sense of the wealth of available materials when you begin to make choices for your family.

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What works best in education?

Edutopia: What works best in education?

Maybe you were not aware that the famous Director George Lucas has a well established Educational Foundation called Edutopia. With a dedication to improving the K-12 learning process, they support the documenting, disseminating and advocating innovative, replicable, and evidence-based educational strategies, which prepare students to thrive in their future education, careers, and adult lives. Vision […]

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Are we wired for mobile learning?

Explore more infographics like this one on the web’s largest information design community – Visually.   You can read more at m-learning

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Media projects for teachers and students

Media projects for teachers and students

Visual aids are essential in teaching. The use of these aids enhance the learning of students. One specific form is the use of media. As a teacher, you can use videos or slide shows in delivering the lessons to your students. Students can also create projects using these media to enhance their learning of the subject matter or submit as a school term requirement.
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9 Tips for collaborative learning

9 Tips for collaborative learning

Collaboration facilitates students in project based learning. Collaboration helps students engage in various learning activities. By coordinating with each other, students are in more control of their tasks which results in increased productivity. The need of collaboration is particularly required for research-based tasks where students have to share knowledge across other members of the project.
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Future education

We already know that the students are the future of the world, but what is the future for the students? In order to be able to equip them with the relevant, timeless skills for the rapidly changing world, revolution is needed in the concept of learning. Education innovators like Dr. Sugata Mitra, visiting professor at […]

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