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Kolb's Learning Styles and Experiential Learning Cycle

Kolb - Learning Styles<p>David Kolb published his learning styles model in 1984 from which he developed his learning style inventory.<p>Kolb's experiential …

Pedagogy

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities in the Admission Process

When it comes to extracurricular activities, student involvement is all over the map. Some teens are involved in very few; others have so many that …

College & University

Getting Acquainted with the Essential Nine

The ability to break a concept into its similar and dissimilar characteristics allows students to understand (and often solve) complex problems by …

Pedagogy

Lessons in girl power in Ghana's schools

<b>There are women walking through Accra's crowded streets performing remarkable balancing acts.</b><p>They have pyramids of fruit, water bottles and coils of clothing carried in bundles on their head. Their backs are ram-rod straight, their footing certain even in the steaming wet heat of Ghana's rainy …

Africa
European Travel

Coaching v mentoring: what works best for teachers?

Teacher Andrew Jones explains the difference between coaching and mentoring, and how they suit different professional development needs<p>Most teachers have been mentored at some point in their career – whether as a PGCE student, a newly qualified teacher (NQT) or after a promotion. Not many of us can …