Blog

by
Soheir
Zaki Abdel-fattah

           For more than 2 years now I'm trying to create a positive learning environment in my classroom.  I learnt a lot and earned many certificates through attending many courses online or face to face, but as I beleive that applying what I'm learning is the most important thing. So I began to follow many tips, as working in collaborative groups or using Skype in classroom to improve skills of communication and help my students be global citizens. Involving in social problems...
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by
Margaret
Simkin

Every Friday morning  I work with Grades 2, 3 and 4  for 50 minutes each,  with the brief to be innovative. This has been implemented by my school as a result of my being selected as a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert for 2017-2018.

Last year I participated in the Climate Action Project with my Grade 5 Library lessons and while it was a massive undertaking,  it was an excellent learning opportunity for the students and also myself. ...
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by
Koen
Timmers

Formal education is often restricted to knowledge acquisition and there is very little interaction between students from different classrooms. Instead teachers should shift from instruction to other learning approaches like learning by doing, flipped learning and collaborative learning. Being a pedagogical engineer, it becomes the teacher’s duty to apply the best learning approach to a specific situation. And no… collaborative learning is more than simply putting students in a group.

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