Misunderstood theories don’t support excellent teaching. Although famous, Maslow’s HN is controversial and has limited empirical support. Teachers, while awesome at what they do, cannot do it all by themselves. We need to look at the bigger picture if we want to apply “Maslow before Bloom”.
There are many ways in which students can get into the habit of reading. With a little patience, you can find the right approach and help them create a good habit: the habit of reading (if possible) more than 17 minutes per day.
Digital citizenship is essential for all people living in a digital economy. Those who design and implement policies should understand the deep roots of all the processes involved: proper values and right attitudes help shape the necessary skills one needs to develop knowledge and critical understanding of the self and of the world.
The edtech coordinator knows edtech inside out and helps teachers integrate technology into their classrooms. Yet, we need to look at the big picture to see just how much impact such a role can have on improving teaching and learning. So let’s see what are the most important ways in which an edtech coordinator helps schools transform their daily activities:
The role of classroom discourse should not be diminished due to our current circumstances. It is vital for students to participate in conversations that make safe spaces for opposing voices, so that they can carry those critical thinking skills into their future as citizens, employees, parents, and leaders.
Digital portfolios allow students to be more creative and use their imagination. They will need to be creative in the future professional careers, so try to stimulate them as much as possible in the classroom. Just make sure that they have the right tools to unleash their creativity and let them shine!
Whether complementing or replacing lectures, video can help students who don’t have enough time to digest a long text or want to deepen their knowledge. It also allows them to understand even the most complex topics in a dynamic way and enables them to rewatch any explanation they couldn’t fully grasp.
Schools can take advantage of the current situation to implement an effective edtech strategy and centralise all their learning resources and student progress data. This enables schools to save time and provide more accurate evaluations, freeing up teachers to dedicate more attention to the individual student’s needs.
Bringing SEL in the classroom is not the latest fad, but an essential core component of any educational system that wants to help students have well-balanced social and emotional lives. Let’s see how we can approach the five core SEL competencies in online education!
Chatbots are great for answering routine questions and show great potential in personalized learning so that all students can have a great experience. Plus, it’s a great way to ensure that future generations will be prepared for the AI revolution.