This rather-new form of learning has been coined ‘media literacy education’ and has rapidly become an essential part of a modern-day child’s education. After all, many children are subject to online digital media from a young age, sometimes even as young as one or two years old, yet it’s vital for their upbringing to understand how to live, work and generally operate in the 21st Century.
The Montessori Principles are an example of methods that have been developed to make children more at one with the world around them.
When it comes to teaching, experience can make a huge difference in students’ lives, helping them to grow and develop during a crucial period of their lives. But why? Here are 5 essential reasons.
Let’s face it, as an art graduate, finding a job that aligns with your degree can be challenging. When you do, it’s undeniably one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll get in a lifetime. But until then, you need to employ a few strategies that will help you cope with financial burdens.
You want to be an artist, whether it be a painter, musician, writer, or actor. You find joy in being creative and you want to learn how to better your craft, but you are maybe afraid to pursue it as a college degree for a number of reasons. I remember that time in my life so well, wanting one thing and thinking I should be doing something else in order to ensure my future happiness.
Post-secondary education has an increasing tendency to become obsolete, even in more classic fields such as English literature where most of the information and adequate methods for accessing and manipulating it have been in place for a hundred years or more.
EQ is the ability to recognize, understand, control and express emotions, whereas SEL is the process by which you learn the skills needed to manage emotions, feel empathy, and maintain relationships with others. Why should schools start to teach these two concepts? Here are some of the many reasons:
One of my favorite quotes came from a book later made into the family-friendly film, “The Princess Bride.” The Grandfather (played by legendary screen actor Peter Falk) tells his Grandson (a young Fred Savage), “When I was your age, television was called books.” This gives us a window into how much technology has changed our lives since the days of our grandparents.
As we grow older, the amount of information we can learn on our own diminishes, and we must rely increasingly on formal education in order to develop the skills and knowledge we need to be successful in today’s world. Education is the key to success, and pursuing education is the best way to achieve one’s goals in life.
After my son’s prize giving a few weeks ago, I’m still dwelling on the topic of how schools reward excellence in their students and today I’m extending it to Universities. Do the learners / pupils / students who do not excel academically get public recognition for their efforts and merits?