12 Key Digital Citizenship Considerations

Students of younger and younger ages students are becoming increasingly involved with the internet and social media. It is important for educators to help students navigate this world. However, it is also essential for educators to BE that good example for our students for the future. This could include setting up educational social media accountsContinue reading “12 Key Digital Citizenship Considerations”

Blogging in Education

The continual and unrelenting in-flux of 21st Century Technologies into our realm of communicating, sharing and obtaining information, has influenced the type of Literacy Skills that students need. As a result, it has never been more important for students to learn how to critically analyse and integrate new digital literacies into learning. This includes the useContinue reading “Blogging in Education”

11 Tips to Creating your Ideal Educational Blog

Blogging is an excellent way for Educators to reach out to parents and the surrounding community. It is also a great way to post information that students can access wherever they may be. However, it can also seem like a daunting task, especially since many of us grew up being taught to write with properContinue reading “11 Tips to Creating your Ideal Educational Blog”

Thoughts on the Nature of Human Beings and the Learning Process

  Throughout evolution, people have always needed to be able to take in relevant information from the surrounding environment, synthesize it and formulate a plan of action, or face possible death. While the threat of death has been a key part of our evolutionary past, it is certainly not something that we need to contendContinue reading “Thoughts on the Nature of Human Beings and the Learning Process”

Ethical Principles for Educators: Promoting the Dignity of all Students

  Everyday, educators come together both in and out of our schools in order to promote social, emotional, cognitive, and behavioural success for all students, thus enabling them to function to their highest potential in an ever-changing society. This includes promoting and supporting inclusive and ethical models when working with exceptional children. The data from assessments are invaluable, and mustContinue reading “Ethical Principles for Educators: Promoting the Dignity of all Students”

Educational Leadership and Principles of Cognitive Psychology

Educational Leaders can benefit greatly from the principles of Cognitive Psychology. It is a valid, quantifiable field that is able to help us understand a wide range of issues as they pertain to Education and Learning. The research behind Cognition has been focussed on how we think and the way we learn, and more specifically on theContinue reading “Educational Leadership and Principles of Cognitive Psychology”