Technology has the ability to support and engage students, and it is not simply a vehicle for content. Furthermore, it’s evident that many teachers and educators do not incorporate a human element to their work, and instead stand and deliver information.Details
High expectations, research has demonstrated, lead to higher results through the ‘Pygmalion’ effect – that is, a student will become what is expected of them.
If a culture of low expectations is in place, the students in this classroom will achieve to the expectations set – so not very highly. The five techniques outlined in the chapter are extremely strong in their pedagogical value.Details
A Tablet A Day This is a synopsis from an article first published in “The Economist” on the 7th of July 2014 and is entitled “A Tablet A Day”. Access to this article can be found on “The Economist Website” or by following the link here. Examining Nigeria’s education crisis, this article sees technology as a…Details
The Benefits Of Role Play Role-play is an important part of a child’s socialisation, and their future ability to interact with peers and wider society, research demonstrates. The benefits of role play are numerous, but the effects on emotional, social, and linguistic development are astounding. Research has shown that children who engage in role play…Details
We all love spending time with our children and our families. But I’m pretty sure we all have those moments where we dread saying “Yes I’d love to play Monopoly!” Or how about the constant asking “Please can someone, anyone, set the table for dinner?”Details
Wear white for Bravehearts WANNABEES Family Play Town at Frenchs Forest has pledged its support for Bravehearts’ annual White Balloon Day, on tomorrow. Staff and children will wear white and donate to the cause while engaging in some creative White Balloon Day-themed activities. Wannabees manager Samantha O’Connor said it was important to provide a fun…Details