Let’s be honest. Our plates are already full, right? Teaching, preping, advising, meeting, emailing, commuting, … . So, why bother about writing an article for the newsletter? Well, if you think about it, posting an article is more about you than it is about the newsletter. Let me explain. Continue reading
Hanan Al Hroub is a teacher who won this year’s Global Teacher Prize, $1 million and an international recognition. The second winner of this international prize and one of 8,000 applicants, Hanan earned the prize because of her dedication to helping troubled students learn and develop their skills using “her ‘play and learn’ technique.” Continue reading
With iPads as our main tool of instruction, delivering e-learning materials and activities is an essential part of our classrooms. Despite the availability of iPad-friendly materials and apps, many of us end up creating our own e-learning materials that are more suitable to our learners’ needs (and culture?)
It’s cycle 4. Many of our returning students won’t be as enthusiastic as they were at the beginning of this academic semester, especially those repeating level 4 for I don’t know how many times. It’s time to remind them of the bigger picture and that giving up won’t help them pass faster or better!