Category Archives: Education Tips

Stephanie Jimenez: “It makes no sense to force young people to swim upstream”

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Who dominates over networks, children and adolescents or adults?

In general, it is fairly widely believed that the younger ones, to the extent that they are why we have sold as “digital natives”, they feel better Internet in general and in particular networks. The paradigm of digital natives is difficult to prove and I believe has more to do with a comfortable and too often disseminated by the media idea with the reality of the skills that children and adolescents develop networks. The broads and, especially in certain age groups, widely used by social networks and communication technologies. But mostly, technical level and not make use of them than equivalent to that may or they do adults. Continue reading

Learn science in a fun way!

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Did you know that use fun and humor in the classroom improves understanding and retention of matter ? Do not? We explain! In a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, a good joke, a witty graphic illustration containing the concept worked, an entertaining video or a surprising experiment, they are tools that can help our students to remember more easily. Continue reading

10 films to work multiculturalism

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Multiculturalism

Multiculturalism is based on respect for others, tolerance towards the different and the recognition of the rights of others, and why it is so necessary! In an increasingly globalized society, but has not yet overcome some of the bad ideas that enhance the intolerance between races and cultures, it is imperative that this issue be dealt with in the classroom. Want some ideas for it? Continue reading

Carmen Sanz: “The best thing for a gifted is turn up of course”

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When Carmen Sanz was small nobody paid an intelligence test, but was lucky enough to fall into the hands of a teacher with common sense.Watching realized she needed something that her teammates could not give two courses and decided to upload. Thereafter he began to be happy.

The title of her book reads Curse of intelligence. Is it a curse to be gifted?
Being different from others is always complicated. If you also excel at something you do not know and makes others reject you, yes it becomes a curse. Children who are gifted must face rejection by their peers because they have different interests, different tastes, etc. Continue reading

The Eagle and The Dragon: A Historical Overview of Ancient China and Ancient Rome

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Every once in a long while there comes some piece of historical literature that is well worth the sometimes boring and prolonged narrative that is usually accredited as being history. While the Internet is replete with such historical online pieces, Sunny Y. Auyang’s “The Dragon and The Eagle: The Rise and Fall of the Chinese and Roman Empires,” is not one of them. Continue reading

7 sets to stimulate memory

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Did you know that our minds also need to exercise regularly? Memory, learning capacity l, attention, concentration … they are all aspects that are developed through constant work. But how do we get the mind of the smaller work without being boring and tedious? Very simple! There is no better fitness for your restless neurons found both educational and fun activities. Continue reading

Together we learn more and better

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“Studies on learning shows that students understand and retain what they learn more when they have studied and applied this knowledge in a practical context.” Tony Wagner

There are many who still believe that silence is the voice of the students, too many who are convinced that you can only learn in a monastic atmosphere of silence, stillness and meditation; and “sink the elbows” is the only way to study. This situation is surprising since, according to the latest in neuroeducation and learning and cognitive psychology research, you do not learn as well. Continue reading

What do you want to be?

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“People are more successful when there are others who understand their talents and skills challenges.” Ken Robinson: Element.

Children are an endless source of surprises. His innocence, sincerity and common sense hit us like a slap in the face and show that, sometimes, adults are unable to see the simple and obvious but what we have under our noses. Continue reading