Mnemonics are a wonderfully easy way to remember information, whether it's the names of the great lakes or an important date in history.
While even the perfect working environment cannot guarantee that a student will want to do homework, creating a better place to work can help them focus on the task at hand. Setting up such an environment at home is as easy as following these simple strategies.
1. Have students create a cognitive map 2. Assign each student five vocabulary words and ask them to make a visual flash card for each word....
Is "collecting" information a worthwhile endeavor during valuable classroom time? It seems the answer to that question lies in a teacher's ability to discern exactly what type of curation meets the educational objectives of the lesson. We have to look at the process of implementing technology in education as a value added activity that goes beyond collecting and classifying information under certain themes or topics.