ICT & Technology · Teaching

WebQuests

The idea of a WebQuest has become increasingly popular over the years and it is no wonder why! A WebQuest encourages inquiry based learning which allows students to research a chosen topic while effectively using the internet and create a final product. WebQuests not only engage students in meaningful learning tasks and allow students to collaborate… Continue reading WebQuests

Homework · ICT & Technology · Student Learning · Teaching Strategies

Homework

I am amazed at the vast difference in opinion regarding homework. Just in the last couple of days, I have heard a news story stating that homework is irrelevant to the 21st century and read a newspaper article stating that two hours of homework each night is beneficial to students. Click here for a previous post… Continue reading Homework

Student Learning · Teaching Strategies

Inquiry Based Learning

“Tell me and I forget, show me and I remember, involve me and I understand” (Chinese Proverb) The traditional educational system encourages students to memorise facts and information and to listen and repeat the expected answers. Inquiry based learning is relevant to the students of the 21st century as it provides students with the skills… Continue reading Inquiry Based Learning