Category Archives: Education Tips

The dangers of a hostile school

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“The job of a teacher is not teaching subjects, but to teach students.” – Ken Robinson

It should be borne in mind that education, in one way or another, affects us all (as teachers, as parents, as students, as citizens …). Similarly, we can not forget that everyone can do something to change education, to improve it. There are no excuses, we can not hide behind economically obsolete and malicious political laws, we can not shield us in I’m just a student or a parent, we can not hide behind the excuse the way things are. Fortunately there are many teachers, principals, parents and even students who demonstrate every day that a different school is possible. Continue reading

Approve or learn, that is the question

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Is it the same pass to learn? I’ve always heard that the important things in life are not learned in school and took a long time waiting longer true. The same applies to the university … it is said to learn more in the bar of the power sharing talks and discussions with peers in most classrooms. And the sad thing is that possibly be true. Continue reading

How to Succeed in Art School

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Art School

A lot of people will tell you that art school is a waste of time and that you won’t get much out of the degree. However, these people don’t know that art is one of the best disciplines in which to get an education. For one thing, you don’t need to go to art school to become a painter – you go to art school to learn about the history of art, to develop practical skills, and to meet people in the art world. The truth of the matter is that you don’t even have to become an artist after art school – you can become a curator, movie editor or even a teacher. The opportunities are endless. When you are going to art school, it can help to have some tips and tricks for getting through your semesters. In order to survive art school, you need to have a plan and you need to have a specific vision. Here is how to succeed in art school. Continue reading

Educating with sense and coherence

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“Internet greatly facilitates the task of reinvention, to an unattainable point in life disconnected behold, undoubtedly one of the most important reasons that the new ‘electronic generation’ spends so much time in the virtual world, a time growing steadily at the expense of living in the ‘real world’ time.” – Zygmunt Bauman

The least we should ask any teacher or teacher is to teach meaningful and consistent, capable of weighing his teaching and constantly evaluate whether that makes classroom has the desired results. Continue reading

10 Scraps of Stephen R. Covey for highly effective teachers

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Who is Stephen R. Covey? Good question…For a start I will say that Stephen R. Covey is the author of the bestseller titled The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. But besides being a writer of great prestige, Stehen R. Covey is an excellent communicator, a person able to reflect on one’s own person to get out the best that is within it. Read Covey always a pleasure because his writings invite personal reflection, but also make you look that can be changed by simply changing the perception of what surrounds you. Continue reading

Social and Digital Media Changing the Way Children Learn

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Changing the Way Children Learn

Educators are finding creative ways to incorporate digital media and social networking in the classroom, changing the way children learn. Once thought of as distractions, social and digital media tools provide unique learning opportunities that take learning out of the classroom and into everyday lives. Digital media makes it possible for students from any location take online classes, study independently and enjoy a pool of resources right at their fingertips. A rising number of teachers also use social media to communicate and engage students, sometimes in surprising ways. Continue reading

Textbook, Tasks and Projects

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We are in full decision-making regarding the selection of textbooks. Is recurrent hear the same question: what publisher we take?

My answer is always the same and that the publishing house has to be in line with the requirements of the regulatory framework and, of course, the school plan in question.

In either case, the role of the publisher must be accompany the teachers in the performance of teaching, providing resources for both the design of their programs and for the development in the classroom. Continue reading

Alternative schools another education is possible

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Alternative schools, as a teacher or interested in educational issues is quite possible that more than once you’ve wondered if a school system different from the official or traditional is possible. And more importantly, if perhaps an alternative school, a system of non-formal education, be able to provide another response to the prevailing educational methodologies today. That is why the reason for this article is to introduce you to some of the most famous worldwide with the intention of opening new horizons in education alternative schools. Ready to discover another way of teaching is possible? If so, come with me. Continue reading