There’s a variety of teaching styles. No one teacher teaches exactly the same as another, nor do any have exact effects on his/her students. With Formal Teaching, as I remember back in my school days, there was a common question asked to the teacher, “Why do I need to know this?” and “When am I ever going to need this?” Sticking to plain text and … Continue reading Modern Teaching Technique – Self Organized Learning
Lee Kraus posted this video on his blog. I began watching it and one of the first things he comments on is how people’s motivation is not obvious. I thought, “What is this guy talking about? It’s clear that people are very easily motivated in our culture – education world = grades and real world = money.” The more you watch the video though, Kraus … Continue reading The Journey to Motivate
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops. – Henry Adams I remember so many of my teachers fondly. They taught me life lessons that I did not even realize or use until years later. This technology era has brought about a change in everything – even education. Students learn differently and are bored easily with the old techniques of teaching. … Continue reading Wiki Wiki What?
I am temporarily living thousands of miles away from home in a foreign country, so my Facebook is overly used – for updates on loved ones’ lives, to update them on my life, to share good laughs with people I care about, etc etc. It’s so fast and easy, what can I say? I’m a fan. I use other social media also, although not nearly … Continue reading Social Media Communication Tools