Tag Archives: teachers

The Learning Pyramid

I attended a lecture today on how to help Year 12’s pass their examinations. One of the slides that captured my attention was the Learning Pyramid. It says that the information retained by our learners is a function of the kind of learning experiences we provide. The percentage shows what is left in the brain… Read More »

George Polya’s Ten Commandments for Teachers

This is George Polya’s 10 commandments for teachers: 1. Be interested in your subject. 2. Know your subject. 3. Know about the ways of learning: The best way to learn anything is to discover it by yourself. 4. Try to read the faces of your students, try to see their expectations and difficulties, put yourself… Read More »

Math Teachers at Play blog carnival #50 – submission

Hello bloggers and teachers. This blog is hosting the 50th edition of Math Teachers at Play (MTAP) blog carnival this 18th of May 2012. Promote your favorite posts/articles by submitting the links using the MATP submission form before the 18th. Do you have a game, activity, or anecdote about teaching math to young students? Please share! What is your… Read More »

Enduring understanding

To know the big picture ideas, to know the enduring understanding students are supposed to learn are indeed very important in planning and teaching a lesson. However, for teachers to be able to identify and articulate the enduring understanding for a particular content topic requires knowledge of the following: knowledge of the nature of the… Read More »

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