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
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
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?
It is definitely OK if you spend a lot of time reminiscing about the past and thinking about the past and looking back the ways things used to be is not bad. We use to live in the past because it is familiar, we are aware of what has really happened. You might experienced watching…Read more Reminiscing the Memories of the Past
Being an instructor in college for 2 years now I have observed challenging behaviors that my students show in my class during a typical school term and here are some of the behaviors that I observe that you might find interesting: 1. The attention-seeking students I have a student, whom I can was really good…Read more Students Behavior That You May Notice In a Typical Classroom
Students behavior in classroom affect how much and well they learn. One student can interrupt all students in learning. And with regard to this, it is the teacher's duty to manage the classroom in order to reinforce learning. Teachers may use different ways such as rewards and punishments. For some they will make lesson…Read more Students Behavior While Learning