Teachers Archives - The Answer Series
Communication in – and outside of – the classroom
If you google the following question… Why is communication important in the classroom? … the following answer appears immediately: Communication makes learning easier, helps learners achieve goals, increases opportunities for expanded learning, strengthens the connection between learner and teacher, and creates an overall positive experience. As mentioned in our previous Teachers’ Blog (refresh your memory here:), the feedba [...]
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Everyday strategies for teachers in 2021
We’re in the third month of the year already! Time flies… when you are having fun, or not. The choice is yours, as the saying goes. In a previous Teachers’ Blog (January 2021) it was emphasised that ‘The more prepared you are and the more you strategise, the more control you will have over what happens in your classroom, and throughout the academic year’. The feedback from teachers after having read 4 Strategies to start the new school yea [...]
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The past, present and future of intelligence/IQ
It is reported that the average IQ of the world’s population is declining. IQ testing has been in use for more than a century. Since then, until fairly recently, IQ scores in general have shown a steady increase. As reports, ‘Even the average person today would have been considered a genius compared to someone born in 1919 – a phenomenon known as the Flynn effect’. An explanation for the Flynn effect is that ‘more access to education an [...]
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