Beliefs about the nature of knowledge influence learning and teaching (Bendixen & Rule, 2004). Individuals epistemological beliefs influence their ways of dealing with and solving problems, especially if new approaches are required. It also looks at the nature of belief, how belief is justified in the mind, and how truth, knowledge, and belief differ. In…Read more Epistemological Beliefs In Our Daily Lives
Huge shifts have been occurring in education that are continuing to impact teaching and learning today. Some changes are positive, such as our nation’s record high school graduation rate, narrowing achievement gaps, and a greater number of students. But all types of change—particularly those that have the potential to yield the most positive outcomes—can be…Read more Teaching as a Profession, Mission and Vocation
People are not born with great talents but being creative is part of being human. Some of us have experienced struggling on how they can be creative in a certain aspect. Being creative is a need we all have and it must must fulfilled for us to find engagement and of course relationship in…Read more Being Creative and Not Creative
For most of us, we may think of exam as a way to test the students after a lesson has been taught to them. But exams do actually serve more than one purpose and we should be aware of why we are testing students and what exactly we want to help students achieve their…Read more The Way Teachers Construct Test Questions and Answers
Professional Development is a continues process throughout a professional's career. You may have finished your degree and that your job is all lined up. But do not simply sit back and or be contented because you may not notice you will be lagging behind your colleagues even for professionals with many years experience in…Read more How Professional Development Benefits Teachers
Humans have the same body parts, the ability to reason just like any person and even what have we, and yet when you a person a piece of paper with an information specified on it then these people may have different interpretation for that same piece of information. But what does really account for…Read more Why People Having Different Interpretation in a Common Situation?
I would like to tell you about my first teaching experience. It was June of 2015 and I was assigned to teach college students based on my qualifications. I had to teach Financial Management, Capital Markets Management and Investment and Portfolio Management. It was very challenging and exciting. To tell you honestly I had no…Read more Becoming An Effective Teacher