Category Archives: learning environment

Instruct, Construct or Connect? Or all three?

InstructConstructConnecthttps://ryan2point0.wordpress.com/2009/03/17/instructivism-constructivism-or-connectivism/

There is Magic in Movement!

Most of history’s most famous and prolific artists, thinkers, and creators made a point to walk every day. Here’s why.

Why These Nine Famous Thinkers Walked So Much

 

Human Agency: The key to a better education system

“Our education system and even our teachers can dictate what we might be exposed to but they cannot determine what we learn and when we learn it: that is a neurological impossibility”

Bandura

Human Agency: The Key to a Better Education System

Holidays Offer! Resources for Lesson Plans

The offer of resources for lesson plans has been expanded, so if you’re feeling creative over the silly season take advantage of it here http://reinventenglish.com/?page_id=317

How computers change the way we learn

http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20141022-are-we-getting-smarter

Key Takeaways

  1. Tech that adapts to student’s style of learning and thinking
  2. Creation of immersive and compelling environments e.g video games
  3. Social networks to increase student interaction
  4. DOWNSIDE How to learn grit?

Attention All Australian ESL Teachers – Special Offer

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The battle of self directed learning

This is the battle I face preparing foreign students for mainstream university, most are so used to being spoonfed, even those who have already completed a tertiary qualification in their home country.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/blake-boles/give-high-school-students_b_6354654.html?ir=Australia

The philosophy behind Reinvent English

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