Dr. Dimitris Thanasoulas talks to TEACHNEWS about TOWER BRIDGE BOOKS.
Dr. Dimitris Thanasoulas has been teaching English across the board for many years, and translating literary and other books from and into English.
10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently
10 Things Truly Confident People Do Differently. Building confidence is a journey, not a destination.
The Psychology of Language: Why Are Some Words More Persuasive Than Others?
What's actually going on in the brain when it processes language? And if words affect the mind in different ways, are some more persuasive than others?
Σύγχρονο «ναρκωτικό» για παιδιά το ίντερνετ
Παραμελούν τα μαθήματά τους, οι βαθμολογίες τους «πέφτουν» απότομα, ενώ μπορεί ακόμη και να εγκαταλείψουν το σχολείο.
Ο ρόλος της μάθησης στις ειδικές εκπαιδευτικές ανάγκες
Η μάθηση είναι ένα ψυχικό φαινόμενο το οποίο διέπει τις εκφάνσεις της ανθρώπινης συμπεριφοράς για αυτό και η αδιάλειπτη μαθησιακή διαδικασία επιφέρει μείζονος

12-12-2019

Getting Started With Person-First Language

Focusing on who students are as individuals—instead of on learning differences or other descriptors—starts with empathy. As educators strive to be inclusive of all children, one way to begin is to...

11-12-2019

Η σημασία της ζωγραφιάς στον ψυχολογικό κόσμο του παιδιού

Η παιδική ζωγραφιά είναι ίσως μια από τις πιο γοητευτικές και συνάμα «πλούσιες» δραστηριότητες ενός παιδιού. Προκαλεί πάντα το θαυμασμό με την απλότητα, τα ελκυστικά και γεμάτα ζωή σχήματα της καθώς...

10-12-2019

10 Συμβουλές για να αγαπήσουν τα «πρωτάκια» το σχολείο

Το κουδούνι έναρξης της σχολικής χρονιάς χτυπά σε λίγες μέρες για μαθητές δημόσιων και ιδιωτικών σχολείων. Η πρώτη μέρα του σχολείου, όμως, είναι δυσκολότερη για τα παιδιά που θα φοιτήσουν για...

09-12-2019

Bringing Design Thinking to the School Library

Want to revamp your library? Design thinking may be just the planning tool you need.

07-12-2019

Extrinsic Motivation: It Might Be Even Worse Than You Though…

In a recent study, attendance awards backfired, giving students a “license to miss more school” and actually driving absentee rates up.

06-12-2019

Starting the Day With a Calming Routine

Exercises that help young students who’ve experienced trauma transition into the school day in a relaxed and ready state. For the past year and a half, I’ve been working with the...

05-12-2019

How to Teach Handwriting—and Why It Matters

Teaching young students how to write by hand before moving on to keyboarding can help improve their reading fluency as well.

04-12-2019

Build Empathy and Understanding by Pairing Comics With Novel…

Teaching with comics facilitates improved comprehension and social-emotional competencies. Comics and graphic novels are powerful forms of expression that can be an important part of every English language arts (ELA) teacher’s...

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Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.

TEACHING IDEAS

Questions

In discussion ask a variety of questions from recall and comprehension to those requiring application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Reinforce student responses by paraphrasing, building on their ideas, asking for further reaction, giving nonverbal cues, etc. Wait for students to answer. Ask "real" questions, use "does anyone have any questions?" sparingly. 

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