Every now and then, something new starts trending: a new app, a new strategy, a new tool, etc. It could be overwhelming to try to keep up, especially if you’re not sure what to go for first. So, if you’re … Continue reading
Design thinking is one of the trending concepts among educators nowadays. Harvard’s Teaching and Learning Lab defines it as: a mindset and approach to learning, collaboration, and problem solving. In practice, the design process is a structured framework for identifying challenges, gathering information, … Continue reading
At the start of a new year, some of our new students do not only face language difficulties, but also find it difficult to use the Internet in English. This could mainly be because they do no understand basic terminology that is used on most if not all services and websites, like “sign in” or “confirm registration”. They also, surprisingly, know very little about searching for information, or privacy and online safety. Continue reading
2015 is almost done; it’s been a crazy year. A lot has happened in the UAE, around the world, online, and in our personal lives. It would a great class activity if we used this opportunity to encourage students to think about the past year and reflect.