Tag Archives: Explained

SAMR Model Visually Explained for Teachers

February 9, 2017With the pervasive use of technology inside our classrooms, pedagogical concerns related to the effectiveness of technology in transforming education and creating optimal learning experiences come to the surface. Every teacher drawing on technology in their instruction has probably, at a certain point in time, mulled over questions such as: does technology always […]

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The Digital Research Process Visually Explained

December 20, 20167 Steps to Carry out A Research Plan Using Digital Tools is a poster we created and shared a few months ago. It has generated a tremendous amount of interaction from our readers worldwide making it, thus, one of our most popular posts in 2016. The poster features the 7 phases that comprise […]

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Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

Problem based learning ( PBL) is a teaching strategy that involves the minimum amount of direct and formal instruction characteristic of lecture based teaching.  In a PBL model, students are provided with complex problems to work on and during the process they get to learn the lesson content and theoretical knowledge underlying the problem. In […]

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Over 50 Learning Theories Explained for Teachers

July 17, 2016Theory informs practice and without a solid theoretical base we risk having an impaired praxis. This is clearly noticeable in the education sector where the teaching pedagogy is directly shaped by the theoretical traditions underpinning one’s teaching philosophy. For instance, inline with the ethos of their constructivist theory,  progressivist educators tend to favour […]

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Digital Citizenship Explained for Teachers

July 17, 2016Today’s students spend a tremendous amount of time navigating the web. Internet has become a central part of their everyday life; from socializing to doing research, digital natives are in a constant state of connectedness. Whether this has good or nefarious impact on students learning is out of the scope of this short […]

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Blended Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

July 10, 2016Here is a short visual we created for teachers explaining the core notions behind the concept of Blended Learning. We have also included a collection of what we believe are some essential web tools for classrooms that adopt a blended learning model of instruction. You can share, print and use the visual the […]

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Experiential Learning Visually Explained for Teachers

April 29, 2015 Experiential learning was the first form of learning through which our ancient ancestors discovered and made sense of the wild world around them. The antiquity of the concept is captured eloquently in several ancient adages. Confucius once said ”tell me and I forget; show me and I may remember, and involve me […]

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