Category Archives: Education Tips

Nerves skin deep: How to overcome them during exam?

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How to overcome

Whenever we have a test we get tense and nervous, it’s normal, we will be examined and rated. But this attitude does not benefit us. When we are nervous and not thinking clearly demonstrate this prevents us everything we know.

Many things we do before a test does not help us that our body out of that state of nervousness, but on the contrary, it promotes.

Following are the top 7 tips you pass your exams without nervous. Continue reading

8 spelling rules you should not forget (although you write computer or mobile)

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8 spelling rules

With the advent of new technologies, it seems to have appeared another way of writing. One way to write the missing capital letters, tildes, and missing, missing up letters ( “tb” instead of “too”, “bs” for “kisses” “Salu2” by “greetings”)

But although we go through the bun, the rules of grammar and spelling exist and are the same as always or almost always (SAR commands).

In addition, they are more important than you think when establishing a correct written communication, especially because misspellings can change the meaning and significance of the message to be conveyed.  Continue reading

World Down Syndrome Day, in classrooms

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Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is one of the situations of functional diversity and special educational needs more common in classrooms; by its nature, is one of the disorders that most involve teachers and presented to everyone, as an integration challenge we have to carry on … But what is it? What can we do and what we should avoid?

What is it?

Down syndrome (DS) is a disorder genetic: it is called trisomy 21 because there are three chromosomes 21 and not the usual two chromosomes. The SD is the most common cause of cognitive impairment.

In addition to the difficulties associated with the intervention in the classroom with pupils with cognitive disabilities in SD we have to take into account the associated diseases: for it is necessary to have frequent and close contact between the family and the center therefore often, people with DS has heart disease, disorders of vision, hearing, gastrointestinal … as do with any physical disability or any student or student illness, seek to adapt the classroom, as far as possible so facilitator to address the specific health needs, if any (not always present). Continue reading

5 things you can do in your student’s graduation

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Students graduation

It’s graduation time in many institutes and colleges: came the end of secondary education and VET II begins and the University. These are days of joy, celebration, tears, changes….

What will you tell your students? “What are your plans let me sign you yearbook … Good luck? To see if you come to see me.” No, we are not so unoriginal: then exit through the door and at least we will want a good memory with us. Continue reading

7 Reasons to join the football in the physical education curriculum

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Physical education

Often, students complain that Physical Education is much running, skipping something fun and one / or rather little, and learned little … Football can help boost much our educational programming within any stage.

Physical Education should contribute to the knowledge of the body and the mechanisms involved in physical activity, as well as the adoption of healthy lifestyles with regard to sport, food, postural hygiene, etc. responsibly; This would enable all students and all were autonomous and independent in their own daily life activities, and acquire the ability to work in groups.  Continue reading

How to face the new academic year healthily?

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New academic year

Educational programming, the post-holiday stress, work always requires starting the course … can spend invoice to your health, as a teacher. Really, if you want to undertake many changes and innovate in the classroom, but you feel overcome or overwhelmed by the situation. What can you do?

Accept: Change takes time

Actually, you can be the teacher or you want to be from one day to another? Indeed, if it’s your first year as a teacher, would you already be? The amount of energy that should necessitates for it to dose: necessity, this process is gradual. It would be wonderful if not so, and since the first day we were the teachers full of energy and openness we want, but it is not at all realistic goal. For the change to be real, to be effective and enduring, you have to give you permission to take things calmly, if you do not have time to change, modify your routines as needed, and to make profound changes in the long term, there will be no benefit either for your students. Continue reading

Mental health at school: Key concepts for teachers

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Mental health at school

World Mental Health Day is celebrated. Since mental and emotional health is an issue that affects and concerns the whole of society as a whole – or so it should be – no wonder the growing number of initiatives to solve such problems within schools.

The role of the school in the detection and prevention, as well as their active collaboration to solve problems that arise, is key. Continue reading

Challenges: Asperger in School

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Asperger in School

As we know, Asperger syndrome does not present itself cognitive difficulties such for most of the students, except those derived from the peculiarities neuro divergence involving them and them. However, for teachers School, less specialized in NEE, it can be challenging to adequately meet the social and educational needs of their pupils and students in post-compulsory stages. Or rather, understanding the behavior of these as)

Where is the deficit?

Mainly, there is an area with a significant deficit: communication and verbal and emotional interaction in the social environment. 

First, we are teachers, not psychologists specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy, so beyond our powers to force these / os students to adopt behaviors and behavioral changes if it does not explicitly that recommendation by professionals who deal with the particular case: our teaching responsibility is to respect the pupil and respect the work of the psychotherapist. If they have not previously been patterned, the sudden exposure to stressful situations or exaggerated demands as to modify patterns of behavior can be very harmful to him or her. Act “for their good” implies respecting the therapeutic process, “weird” we find it. The same is true of any student in a situation of psychotherapy for any reason. Continue reading

6 Rules to break with the objectives

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A more meaningful and deep learning must include the domain of the scheduled academic content, critical thinking, problem-solving capacity problems, collaborative work, an improvement in skills related to communication and autonomy in managing own student learning.

It looks gorgeous, right? As precious as unattainable … or not. How can you achieve such an ambitious goal? The AIR study gives an idea of these practices, aimed at promoting academic autonomy of the students in the broadest sense. Continue reading