Turning the Tables with Student Voice

Student Voice is a pedagogical approach where you work towards giving students a voice which is listened to and valued within the classroom to allow them to own the learning process. It aims towards developing problem solving skills and critical and creative thinking skills. It encompasses flipped learning where the teacher is having the students…

How to Enhance Your Students’ Cognitive Skills

The United States’ National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) defines cognitive ability as the ability to “perform the various mental activities most closely associated with learning and problem solving.” A student’s cognitive abilities broadly include his or her verbal processing, psychomotor, and spatial skills, as well as his or her general fluid intelligence and…

Getting started in teaching

Whew, well first up I want to extend a huge congratulations. Not only did you make it through a minimum of four years’ of university professional experience of at least 60 days as a graduate or 80 days as an undergraduate a rigorous application and interviewing process working part-time to pay the bills and possibly…