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The acronym ICTs refer to Information and Communication Technologies. Applied to the educational field, its purpose is to facilitate the learning process to both students and teachers. There are studies that show that the use of educational resources in the classroom favors the development of learning and motivates students to stay concentrated and focused on the subject. These are some of its mai...
New beginnings, whatever they may be, are always linked to a mix between excitement and nerves. For those teachers who have spent years in the world of teaching, this process may be more bearable, however, the recommendations to have the best possible start to the school year never hurt. Here you have a few tips to get your classes of to a good start.Plan aheadPrepare the first day of class well s...
Being a good teacher goes far beyond transmitting knowledge to students. It is about the creation of a bond based on respect that aims to awaken the motivation of the students and make them enjoy the learning process. Leaving a mark on students is not an easy task, here you have five tips that can help make this task a little easier.Simplicity when explainingKnowing how to adapt to the level of th...
Achieving meaningful learning in the classroom requires effort and responsibility from both teacher and students. Commitment is essential to accomplish quality teaching and reach the objectives set by both. There is a wide variety of methodological alternatives to carry out with the students and arouse interest in the subject. Sometimes, motivating students means rethinking the way you teach ...
Holidays are for resting and disconnecting, that is an indisputable fact. However, keeping the kids entertained throughout the summer months can be a challenge. They need constant activity and to avoid falling into bland distractions, we leave you here some ideas so that they can enjoy a summer full of productive and fun activities.Classic gamesThere are classic games that are not old fashioned at...
Converting traditional activities into something interactive can bring significant changes in the development of the classroom. There are many reasons to transform these exercises into enjoyable and entertaining tasks, such as increasing participation and academic performance, among others. The impact that screens have on students is perceived at all ages, both in teenagers and in the smalles...
School activities requires effort and motivation from the students, so, the more entertaining and enjoyable an exercise is, the more interest the students will show. The use of devices such as tablets or mobile phones can trigger a student’s attention when doing a task, and this is due to the relationship that young people have today with technology from an early age. There are many types o...
The habit of reading is something that should be promoted from childhood. Reading from an early age has innumerable benefits such as development of the imagination, the increase of concertation or the simple fact of learning new vocabulary with which linguistic skills are favoured. Through reading, we acquire a lot of knowledge that helps improve our communication skills and culture, being es...
We have all made a Word Search at some point in our lives, when we were children or even as adults. It is an entertaining, fun pastime and with which you can learn new words. In fact, it is one of the most useful teaching methods to learn and master new terms.Solving Word Searches helps develop skills such as concentration or patience, very important skills when it comes to a child’s learning pr...
Active learning helps students to be the protagonists of their own learning. When a student gets involved and makes an effort in its own educational process, it produces a better understanding of the contents. This is because by taking the initiative, their capacity for reasoning and logic increases, adding a better assimilation of concepts. This greater understanding of the subjects and how ...
Drawing is essential for the development of children as it helps them to express their creativity and innermost emotions. It is not convenient to stop the little ones when they feel the need to draw, as long as exist certain rules and limits. This activity has multiple intellectual and motor benefits such as enhancing coordination or improving the concentration and attention of the young ones...
As an educational resource, interactive worksheets could be among one of the best tools to complement learning. Traditional exercises and activities endowed with interactivity with great potential for students. The attitude shown by students towards this type of resources is very positive, as they are tasks that stimulate their attention. The fact of being related to the Internet, computers a...
Information and Communication Technologies have completely transformed our reality. ICTs are present in all areas of our lives, and applied to education, they prepare students for a digital age that is booming. The objective of ICT is to facilitate the didactic process for both teachers and students.These educational tools only bring advantages to students thanks to the impact they have on them. T...
The use of videos as an educational resource is becoming more frequent among teachers who want to make their classes more dynamic. Introducing multimedia content in classrooms can substantially enhance student learning. This is because most of them show interest in it as they usually watch dozens of videos daily. Among the benefits of using videos in class, the encourageme...
Offering alternative learning paths to our students can result in an active and effective learning process. The most important aim of all methodologies is to build significant knowledge and leave behind old traditions where students were mere passive subjects. Knowing different methodologies is necessary to diversify and adapt teaching in each class. It has been demonstrated that this type of...
This is our webinar on closed groups, where you will learn its mains features, advantages and how to use them. Transcription:Welcome everybody. My name is Cristina and I'm going to explain you the closed groups in this webinar. Before anything else, for those who don't know TopWorksheets is a platform that allows you to create interactive worksheets for students and when they complete the ...
Teachers play a crucial role in the development of every student. A good teacher is the one who leads the group and is a reference to follow, the one who knows how to lead his students in the right direction. Teaching is a profession that requires a lot of vocation, this pedagogical activity needs teachers willing and eager to learn and improve new skills. Something of special relevance today...
The traditional teaching mode is summed up with a teacher imparting knowledge in class and a student doing homework at home. The Flipped Classroom initiative proposes the opposite; assimilate the content at home and do homework in class.It is based on a work model where the paradigm is inverted, the easiest part is done at home and the hardest in the classroom. This enhances the student’s active...