News tagged with teaching method

Technology changing teacher's role

Along with technological development, traditional teaching methods have been challenged by various technologically enhanced teaching and learning methods. This trend has received mixed reactions: On the one hand it is feared ...

dateFeb 16, 2015 in Social Sciences
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English sinks in better with pop music

Recent research from the University of Twente shows that studying the English language is easier for pupils when pop music is being used. In addition, the pupils are more motivated as a result. The Groove.me teaching method ...

dateApr 03, 2014 in Social Sciences
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School-in-a-bag reduces drop-out rates

A more flexible approach to teaching methods and better community support could reduce school drop-out in high HIV-prevalence areas in sub-Saharan Africa. Findings from a project led by London's Institute of Education and ...

dateNov 28, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Researcher evaluates Alexander Technique in pain clinics

(PhysOrg.com) -- A researcher from the University of the West of England is looking into the use of the Alexander Technique (AT) as a teaching method to help people with chronic back pain and to explore the role of a specific ...

dateMar 25, 2010 in Health
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Teaching computer games

Computer games have a broad appeal that transcends gender, culture, age and socio-economic status. Now, computer scientists in the US think that creating computer games, rather than just playing them could boost students' ...

dateJan 21, 2010 in Other
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Learning styles debunked

Are you a verbal learner or a visual learner? Chances are, you've pegged yourself or your children as either one or the other and rely on study techniques that suit your individual learning needs. And you're not alone— ...

dateDec 16, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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