Posts Tagged ‘teachers’

Methods of developing an active mind (Active-participative methods)

Image: Shutterstock/VLADGRIN_jpeg (3) Pedagogical questions: How can the subjects of knowledge be activated in the process of their self teaching and training? What are the theoretical recommendations related to activation and which are the methodological resources that can be used for this purpose? How should we act in situations...

Top resources/pedagogies to integrate technology in the classroom

Engaging your students in the classroom has never been easier with easy access to affordable technology resources. These tool will help you create new and captivating lesson plans for your curriculum and help students apply the lessons in ways not available in the educational environment before. These following resources...

shutterstock_270465959-Copyright Your Design

Professional development for STEM teachers

Image: shutterstock_270465959-Copyright Your Design Professional development for STEM teachers should be analogous to professional development for other professionals. Becoming an effective science teacher is a continuous process that stretches from preserved experiences in undergraduate years to the end of a professional career1. Professional development for a teacher of science is...

Scientix at SMEC Conference, Dublin 2016

On June 16–17th, the 7th edition of the Science and Mathematics Education Conference (SMEC) hosted by the Centre for the Advancement of STEM Teaching and Learning, CASTeL was held in Dublin City University. The event was an excellent opportunity to reflect on STEM teacher education. In particular, the conference...

Education for Sustainable Development – A Challenge for Science Teachers

Image: Shutterstock/ Macrovector_jpeg (2) A lot of definitions for sustainable development are interpreted in the world. “Sustainable development is the development which satisfies the needs of the present without disrupting the opportunities and the needs of future generations” (NJCED, 1987), while the International Institute for Sustainable Development prefers to see...

UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers

Image: Shutterstock/Viktoria Kazakova_jpeg Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) have been playing an increasingly significant role in education during the last years. There is a set of abilities that students need to develop in order to succeed in the information age. These abilities, defined as 21st century skills, are: critical...