Selma Vital

43 Flips | 5 Magazines | 11 Likes | 3 Following | 4 Followers | @SelmaVital | Journalist, writer, teacher.

Parents make a big difference just by talking

<b>The think tank's education director Andreas Schleicher explains how much positive impact can come from simple changes such as parents taking time to talk to their children and eating a meal together.</b><p>Perhaps the most distressing threat to student well-being is bullying, and it can have serious …

Students

Horizonte Sustentável

What Is Your Teaching Philosophy: Developing Your Interview Approach

Job Interview Answer: What Is Your Teaching Philosophy?<p>Updated October 25, 2017<p>When you apply for a job as a teacher, you may be asked about your …

Como tratamos nossas árvores?

Depois dos temporais de verão, muito se falou sobre os estragos causados por quedas de árvores, especialmente em grandes cidades como São Paulo. …

Battle for Indonesia's largest city: all you need to know about elections in Jakarta

Racially and religiously-charged election campaign has been a test of religious tolerance in Indonesia’s capital<p>Jakarta is holding elections on Wednesday to decide who will be the next governor of the 10-million strong capital, the powerhouse of the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation.<p>Related: …

Students Learn from Inquiry, Not Interrogation

Jackie Walsh shares resources and strategies teachers can use to partner with students and create new roles and responsibilities in classroom …

Teaching

I am a 53-year-old teacher who can't find a permanent post

I feel my age is a problem for employers and I work with many others who, like me, want to leave the profession<p><b>Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming</b> <b>Dear Jeremy</b> <b>advice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We then</b> …

Sobre Ídolos e Política

No sábado chega no meu <i>newsfeed</i> a notícia da morte de Marília Pera, aos 72 anos. Quando se mora há tanto tempo fora do Brasil, fica sempre a impressão …

Alicinha, a nepótica

Texto publicado pela primeira vez em 2012. Originalmente, faria parte de um concurso de crônicas sobre nepotismo. Perdi o prazo da inscrição, mas …

A bike e eu: pedalar é preciso!

Provavelmente eu seja tão velha por dentro quanto sou por fora. Tanta coisa parece não funcionar como costumava… O que não significa que ser velha me …

À tua imagem e semelhança

Ontem foi um dia triste, dentre tantos dias tristes que temos tido no Brasil. Talvez essa tristeza se veja em mim exacerbada pelo inverno …

O tempo de cada coisa

<i>Será que ainda dá tempo? Qual é o momento certo para começar, terminar, tentar, aprender, desistir?</i><p>Comecei várias coisas bem tarde na vida. Sexo aos …

Student E-Portfolios | Teaching Commons

Student E-Portfolios Overview<p>An e-portfolio is a web-based collection of a student’s work gathered over time.<p>E-portfolios may include a wide range of …

Construa sua casa com suas próprias mãos: 6 coisas que você precisa saber antes de tentar

Para quem acredita que com um simples tutorial do <i>youtube</i> a gente pode fazer qualquer coisa na vida, pode ser fácil se convencer de que é possível, …

Mensageiros de bike mudam o cenário das cidades

No último postt falamos da importância de adotarmos as bicicletas cargueiras, que já são uma realidade em muitos países. Mas faltou dizer que a …

Projeto para 2017: uma horta urbana!

Enquanto traça as resoluções de Ano Novo, por que não incluir na lista algo que está a seu alcance, faz bem para você e para sua comunidade e que, …

Bicicleta cargueira: invista, contrate, acredite!

Muitos países do mundo adotam a bicicleta para o transporte e a entrega de produtos de pequeno e médio portes com benefícios para empresas, clientes …

Eyes Up on the Teacher!

Reading Time: 3 minutes.How do you keep students engaged with what you’re teaching? In today’s digital world, the question becomes even more …

Teaching

Counting Shrimp

Since the election, I sometimes wake up at three or four in the morning, disturbed by dark thoughts.<p>Since the election, I sometimes wake up at three or four in the morning, disturbed by dark thoughts, and when that happens I try my best to think of the surprising amount of shrimp consumed in Las …

Las Vegas

4 Things All Project-Based Learning Teachers Should Do

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Learning

A top futurist predicts the largest internet company of 2030 will be an online school

According to futurist Thomas Frey, in 14 years it'll be a big deal when students learn from robot teachers over the internet.<p>It's not just because the technology will be that sophisticated, Frey says, but because the company responsible for it will be the largest of its kind.<p>"I've been predicting …

Artificial Intelligence

Developing Our Understanding Of Personalized Learning

<i>This piece was co-written with</i> <i>Jenny Janovitz</i><i>,</i> <i>Penn GSE</i> <i>Doctoral Candidate.</i><p>“Personalized learning” programs and the use of the term “personalized learning” seem to be everywhere in education today. It is understandable why there is such a “big to-do” about it. The achievement gap between students from …

Education Technology

Four benefits and an opportunity in the Flipped Classroom approach!

It has been over eighteen months since I attended a workshop and introduced to the Flipped Classroom. The presenter discussed the ability of her …

A Memo to My Students Re: College and the Real World

To: My Students<br>From: Your Teacher<br>Re: College and the Real WorldI just read about a senior engineering student who was presenting a design project in …

Teaching