Educational definitions of Topics used in Teaching practice Tests

608 Views The concepts of the  topics discussed below are used in Teachers license practice tests CLICK HERE to view the tests. What is a Case Study? A case study is an account of an activity, event or problem that contains a real or hypothetical situation and includes the complexities you would encounter in the […]

How Pedagogy Helps Learners

398 ViewsPedagogy is a process of organizing the environment, knowledge, information, activities and people. The smart board is an important teaching tool that teachers can use to help their students learn. Providing students with active, hands-on learning using interactive smart board technology is one way that teachers organize the learning environment. Teachers use the smart board to develop […]

Individual Learning Styles

565 ViewsA student’s sensory preference determines the individual learning style. Student learners may prefer either the auditory, visual or the tactile/kinaesthetic style of learning. Visual learners are attracted to bright, colorful graphics. These learners retain information by viewing pictures, slides, graphs, films and demonstrations. Auditory learners benefit the most from listening to recordings that is a review of the information presented to them […]

Intelligence and Learning Theories

338 ViewsThere are many intelligence theories that attempt to address the ways children learn. IQ (Intelligence Quotient) theory focuses upon intelligence to determine the way children learn. Children’s ability to succeed academically and the ability to become societal leaders also influence IQ intelligence. Visual/spatial intelligence is the ability to perceive the visual. Visual/spatial learners think in pictures […]

Pedagogy Explained

612 ViewsEducation is an intentional act of encouraging learning activities through discovery and acquired knowledge. Education is not schooling, a teaching job, or a building where learning occurs. Many teachers view their profession as a method of drilling learning into students based on a plan developed by other educators. Pedagogy should foster informed environments that promote respectful learning […]

The Social Implications of Pedagogy

309 ViewsSociety uses education to send accumulated knowledge, skills and values from one generation to the next. Education is the means for the process of socialization. The learning process and educational achievement are measured through different educational structures and forms. Every individual in western society accumulates knowledge demonstrated through assessments of the acquired knowledge. Western educators use hierarchical structures […]

What is Pedagogy?

446 ViewsPedagogy is the art or science of the teaching profession. It is also the principles, practice and work of a teacher. Education is the process that formulates an influence upon the mind, character or physical ability of a person. Formative means that education will have a long lasting impact on the minds of children after they become […]

Effective Teaching and Meaningful Learning in the Classroom

535 Views1. Learn about it. I’ve discovered the power of helping students find a motivation for learning. But, it is an unrealized or perceived need that is a motivator, not an “interest” or the merely novel. So, awaken in the learner’s the insight, “This is why I need to learn this.” When guiding students to […]

Padegogy : Teaching and learning principles

500 Views                       Teaching is a complex, multifaceted activity, often requiring us as instructors to juggle multiple tasks and goals simultaneously and flexibly. The following small but powerful set of principles can make teaching both more effective and more efficient, by helping us create the conditions […]