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Meeting the needs of all the children in your class seems like a daunting task. Because it is. However, classrooms in the 21st century are demanding this style. In fact, our whole society is demanding it. With the viral spread of technology and social media, the change in our language and ways of communicating is changing the way our education system must look. Don't get me wrong, change is good, technology is good, and yes, social media is good. What's not good about
The complexity of any issue or problem arising from your studies can only be dealt with by formulating questions to delve into this complexity; to clarify each and every factor that bears on the issue or problem. Only when we become fully aware of these factors and how they impinge on an issue can we, as reasoning individuals, produce judgments that are rational and that stand up to scrutiny. Reasoned judgments based upon pertinent factors are not merely opinions; rath
Education is in a state of flux. The traditional learning techniques of a teacher standing in front of a class full of students referring to notes and a 'standard' textbook are beginning to feel a little dated. While this may provide an excellent method that facilitates examination methodology and coaches children to store enough basic knowledge to pass a series of questions on an exam paper, it isn't how people actually learn.
Imagine a classroom tailored in accordance with the likes and dislikes of your child. In your son’s class competition, physical activity and choice activities dominate the learning environment—even for math and language arts!! In your daughter’s class, she and her friends sit in groups; they collaborate and have the opportunity to be creative and inquisitive without the distraction of rambunctious little boys. These are the characteristics of the single
The goal of education has always been to achieve critical thinking. Needless to say, this involves a two-step process: first, students learn a great deal about a topic, whether in history, science or art; then they learn to arrange the information in new ways, to set one fact against another, to find new insights among this knowledge.
So much is made about the importance of learning styles and teaching methods. Here is a simplified breakdown of four basic learning styles and three basic modalities and my personal experience in using them.