eLearning Concepts

The Pinterest Guide For Teachers

The Pinterest Guide For Teachers

Long gone are the days of “chalk and talk” when teachers stood and lectured at the front of the classroom. Today, with the popularity of many social media sites such as Pinterest, teachers can provide perception rich learning and step outside the classroom’s four walls to give students a unique and interesting learning experience. In the top 10 of most popular social media sites, Pinterest is in itself a tool to teach as well as a tool to find teaching ideas, lesson plans, and just about anything on any topic you might have. It’s a bottomless toolbox to keep students active, excited, and engaged.

The Agile Approach to Learning Game Design

The Agile Approach to Learning Game Design

Corporate learning professionals, instructional designers, trainers and eLearning pros… listen up. I want to let you in on a little secret: Game-based learning requires a whole new approach to learning design. It’s not the same as eLearning development, and it’s definitely not a set of skills you can pick up at an in-service day. The ADDIE approach to learning and development simply does not work with games. You have to go Agile instead.

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The Use Of Social Media In School Projects

The following article gives real life examples of school projects in which the students used social media. Some took it upon themselves to use these outlets, and instructors assigned others. The following social media learning tactics are common and effective nonetheless.

The Myth Of Learning Styles

The Myth Of Learning Styles

Myth: 82% thought that teaching children in their preferred learning style could improve learning outcomes. This approach is commonly justified in terms of brain function, despite educational and scientific evidence demonstrating that the learning-style approach is not helpful (Kratzig & Arbuthnott 2006).” Check The Myth of Learning Styles article and infographic to find more!

The Twitter Guide For Teachers

Twitter can be an incredible tool for both teachers and students when used correctly. As a teacher, your role in the process is to be professional, understanding, and as creative as possible. In regards to Twitter, the possibilities are as endless as you make them. At the Teachers Guide to Twitter you will find: How as a teacher can you effectively utilize Twitter, a creative writing lesson plan using Twitter, 15 creative ways to use Twitter in the classroom, and 15 videos on how as a teacher can you use Twitter in classroom!

The Facebook Guide For Teachers

The Facebook Guide For Teachers

How do I properly use Facebook in the classroom? What are the golden Facebook rules for teachers? How can as a teacher utilize Facebook in the classroom? These are some of the questions that you will be able to answer after reading the Facebook Guide for Teachers.

5 Ways To Prevent Information Overload In eLearning Courses

5 Ways To Prevent Information Overload In eLearning Courses

Employees deal with large amounts of information every day. They likely check email, social media, and RSS feeds daily, as well as take in everything happening on the job. It’s easy to burn out with so much to take in. Avoiding information overload is helpful in personal life and is also an important consideration in elearning courses.