visual teaching strategies

How to Teach Visual Thinking Strategies?

Currently the most popular method of teaching is providing students with information and expert knowledge and hoping they will retain such i...
lesson planning

Lesson Planning – Effective and Succesful Lesson Plans

Planning a whole lesson by yourself and executing it to perfection is a daunting task even for experienced educators. Where to start? What t...
maturation

Maturation – Definition and Types of Maturation

As a child grows and develops he also learns new things and in the process, he matures. This process of maturing from a child to an adult is...
school field day games

Field Day Games for School

While a classroom education is a very important part of schooling, outdoor activities often get ignored. The school and teachers are respons...
Scaffolding teaching strategies

Scaffolding in Education – Effective Teaching Strategy

What is Scaffolding in Education? Imagine giving a student a 25-page lesson to read and learn by themselves. No guidance, no break-ups of le...
Classroom library

Creating a Classroom Library

It has been famously said that a reader lives a thousand lives, and how true is this. One of the most important things a teacher can do is i...
group development

Five Stages of Group Development

Forming a team or a group to work together towards a common goal can be a very daunting task. Especially in children, getting them to work t...
Child development

Stages of Child Development and Growth

Have you heard the phrase ‘you have got to learn to crawl before you can run’? Now we all know this to be factually true as well...
Genius hour

Genius Hour in Classroom

In formal classroom lessons, students often do not get a chance to explore their creativity or curiosity. The lessons are often quite struct...
instructional design

Instructional Design in Education

Instructional Design With technology making great advances in the last few decades, it has also influenced the way we learn and the way we t...