Benefits of an Early Warning System in Higher Education

Student Attrition in Colleges and Universities: Probably the most serious problem colleges and universities face these days is how to retain their students. The fact alone that fewer and fewer students enroll each year already makes it a considerable feat for administrators to run their schools effectively. Retained are those who enroll each semester until … [Read more…]

Montessori Education – What Are The Benefits?

Choosing an education system or a method for your child is something only you can do and Montessori education is one of the major options you have. This educational approach was developed by Maria Montessori an Italian educator and physician and it emphasizes more on freedom, independence and respect for the social, physical and psychological … [Read more…]

The Importance Of Classroom Rules

Experienced teachers don’t deal with problems, they prevent them from occurring’ – so begins Geoff Petty’s section on classroom organisation in his book ‘Teaching Today – A Practical Guide” (Stanley Thornes (Publishers) Ltd, 1998). Ground rules are fundamental to order in the classroom, and order in the classroom is essential if effective teaching and learning … [Read more…]

Booklet Tips – License Your Course

Once you expand your bite size brilliance into a course of some kind, not only do you have an additional way to deliver your knowledge to those who are eager to learn from you in whatever formats you deliver the course; you also have new revenue streams that others want to help you create. Your … [Read more…]

Mastering Mindsets for Maximum Learning

The New Psychology of Success (2006) by the major researcher in the field, renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck. Dweck’s research has shown that your students’ mindsets are one of the most important factors impacting their achievement. As such, this is one factor that master teachers don’t leave to chance. First of all, for those … [Read more…]