How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge
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How to teach Activating Prior Knowledge

Activating Prior Knowledge, also referred to as making connections, as a reading comprehension strategy encompasses two main ideas, it is the the enabling of students to access the relevant information they have already learnt, and to be able to identify if that information is absent and use strategies to learn it.

Adult Education: Upskilling in the COVID Era
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Adult Education: Upskilling in the COVID Era

The Coronavirus pandemic has caused unprecedented upheaval across the world. Life as we know it has been brought to its knees as we scramble to find ways of restoring normality. While lockdown restrictions are easing up globally, there is no telling the full extent that the virus has had on the economy

Junior Science: Make a Floating Compass.
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Junior Science: Make a Floating Compass.

emember seeing this on an old ( very old) English TV show called Why Don’t You, when i was a kid and running off to my mum sewing kit to try to take her needles. I tried to explain it to her that if ever we were lost i was learning how to save us. Luckily she let me go.

How to use Augmented Reality (AR) in the Classroom
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How to use Augmented Reality (AR) in the Classroom

Using AR ( Augmented Reality) in the classroom can be an awesome experience. There are AR books, Apps, websites and ideas all designed for students, schools and classrooms. Here we show you some of the best!

60+ Inspirational and Motivational Quotes on Education
Educational technology | Teaching

60+ Inspirational and Motivational Quotes on Education

At times we all need something to get us through the day, as teachers that tends to happen when the coffee machine has broken down. Try these quotes in case of such an emergency! We all need to energize ourselves from time to time, so take a moment to read these quotes from some of…

Ten things that may make you a better teacher.
Educational technology | Teaching

Ten things that may make you a better teacher.

As the School year (or years) progresses, as the work starts to pile up, as summer starts to seem like a lifetime ago we all get tired. Teachers are not quite yet super human, despite most of us trying our best to aim for that. I have gathered a selection of advice from better educators than me, that might help to put that spring back in your step