My Passion and Curiosity Quotient

Life is too short to hate your job. Luckily, I’m not one of those people that do. I have the most fantastic job in the entire world - I am a teacher. Now you may be wondering why that is the most fantastic job in the entire world, after all we are under appreciated,  underpaid, … Continue reading My Passion and Curiosity Quotient

Advertisements

Are you an Expert or a Novice at Learning?

The first step in determining your learning expertise level is to establish - what is learning?  Many people tend to know when they have learned something, but they can’t often articulate the process of learning itself. By definition, learning is: the acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught (google.com). In previous … Continue reading Are you an Expert or a Novice at Learning?

The Time Warp of Education: Teaching to the 21st Century Student in a 1950’s Classroom

Close your eyes. Imagine a classroom with desks in perfectly straight rows, children sitting - hands folded - at attention, books stacked in a neat pile on the floor, and a teacher at the front of the room writing important information on the board. Sounds like a classroom from the 1950’s, right? Unfortunately, this is … Continue reading The Time Warp of Education: Teaching to the 21st Century Student in a 1950’s Classroom