Early childhood education and school readiness is essential to preparing our children to succeed in an increasingly competitive global economy. Compared to other countries, however, the United States lags far behind on preschool, trailing a number of other countries in enrollment, investment, and quality.
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As an eLearning professional, you are in a unique position to facilitate learning transfer by:
- Encouraging learners to see how they can use the course materials in a real-world context
- Be sure to include plenty of practice into your eLearning courses—practices makes perfect! Incorporating a variety of real-world scenarios and examples in eLearning design
- Remember, it’s not about what people know—it’s about what they can do with what they know!
- Develop a schedule
- Create a workspace
- Set goals and rewards
- Visualize your motivation
The first step is, throw out the hoodie-wearing boy-genius and build a new archetype.
What are the hardest languages to learn?
Some languages would require more than a year of study for a native English speaker, while others would take just weeks. Regardless of what language you study, your brain will reap the benefits.
Experienced teachers say that the key is to stress-management is to be prepared, yet flexible as well as find a good work-life balance that works for you. Implementing stress-management techniques will not only make you happier and healthier, it will also make you a more effective teacher. The 10 Stress-Management Techniques for Teachers Infographic gives some advice on stress-management provided by experienced teachers.
Every year, the re:fuel agency College Explorer does a huge study among all types of students in the 18-24 and 25-34 year old age groups. You can see the full report by clicking here, but the key findings have been summed up in the handy infographic below that they’ve made to accompany the study. Keep reading and you’ll have a pretty good idea of what college students are looking like these days – in so many different aspects!
What do you do to get to know your students at the beginning of the year?
True differentiated instruction is the creation of multiple paths to learning for students so that they all have equal and, more important, appropriate access to the course curriculum. Educators can develop these multiple paths by varying classroom instruction through content, processes, and product.
People with bachelor’s degrees in science, technology, engineering and math are more likely than other college graduates to have a job, but most of them don’t work in STEM occupations, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report released Thursday.
Nearly 75 percent of all holders of bachelor’s degrees in STEM disciplines don’t have jobs in STEM occupations, according to a survey that reached 3.5 million homes, said Liana Christin Landivar, a sociologist with the Census Bureau. The bureau’s American Community Survey is the largest household survey in the nation.
About half of those who have degrees related to engineering, computers, math and statistics do get a STEM job, the survey found.
I tend to lead folks down this path:
- What’s your budget?
- How often is it leaving the house without access to power/wifi?
- Where will you use it the most - desk in house, lap on couch, or coffee shop/on-the-go?
- What kind of work are you going to do on it? Simple-access, or power-user?
- How long do you plan to have it?