Articles for Educators

These Educator articles will give you the news and information you need to stay up to date in the ever changing Educator industry.

April 2, 2013 – 1,040 views
Manish Paull
"Discipline is the defining fire by which talent becomes ability" is a notable quote said by Roy L. Smith. Often parents and teachers find it quite erroneous to deal with children regarding discipline. This is a part of the training which children are imparted along with the education since both are important for the formation of a good character. Good habits don't come so easily and discipline is one among them. In today's modern world where people don't have time for their family, bringing up children in a good environment is getting costlier and difficult as well... Full Story 
March 15, 2013 – 1,110 views
Ras Reed
Experts don't possess a definitive response about how or why Internet addiction takes place. One speculation is that several individuals become keen about the social features of the Internet because they find on-line relationships less threatening or more controllable. Another is that Internet addiction is an escape device for individuals with monetary stresses or relationship problems. Some clinicians think Internet addicts go through a "high" the same as betting... Full Story 
March 11, 2013 – 1,094 views
Jared Wright
Asperger’s Syndrome is classified under the spectrum of Autistic disorders. These children’s specific strengths and weaknesses should be taken carefully into consideration when planning activities to assist their learning and recreational development... Full Story 
February 18, 2013 – 1,096 views
Pooja Sharma
Extracurricular activities play an important role in every child's life. Children with disabilities who participate in extracurricular activities develop skills, talents and friendships. Children with special needs often feel excited and thrilled when they participate in the ‘extra activities' in school besides regular academics. It is often seen that special children have extra talents in certain fields; therefore exposure for them is very necessary. Some avenues can be like – music, drama, dance, art, sports drill etc... Full Story 
February 11, 2013 – 1,166 views
Louise Trent
A sensory garden is a specially designed outside space which allows people of all ages and abilities to experience a fun, tactile environment that will stimulate all their senses. Outdoor sensory spaces have been shown to be particularly rewarding for people with special educational needs and disabilities, for both children and adults alike. There are many uses that sensory gardenscan offer, whether it is to aid learning, encourage exploration, to create a fun and enjoyable play area, or to create a calming effect in the great outdoors... Full Story 
January 22, 2013 – 1,266 views
Bill Corbett
I asked the divorced mom of an 8-year-old boy for an example of what she meant when she complained that her son had become more resistant lately, during the weekday morning rush. She stated that he would respond with a blatant “NO” when she asked him to do something such as “get dressed,” “finish your breakfast,” or “turn off the TV.” His resistance was driving her to scold, yell, and demand. By the time they actually left the house and got on their way, she was late for work, stressed and angry. She decided she just didn’t like him anymore and felt so guilty about her thoughts... Full Story 
December 18, 2012 – 1,163 views
Allison Schnur
While Google invests over $2 billion a year on research and development projects, some products are just better than others. Some need tweaking, customer surveys and feedback, while other projects are abandoned in their early stages. One project that Google continues to improve is its' Google for Educators program, which compiles hundreds of great instructor resources all in one place, offers training and education for instructors, and competitions for students K-12. Here is a brief rundown of what Google has to offer:... Full Story 
December 14, 2012 – 1,337 views
Rob Plevin - Behaviour Needs Ltd
This sort of disruption can be like water torture to the teacher, that incessant symphony of pencil tapping, silly noises, poking, bogey-flicking, giggling, inappropriate flatulence, paper-passing, ruler-slapping, desk shoving, hair-pulling, and general fidgeting. There are as many ways of dealing with low level disruption as there are types of disruption – from use of humor to thumb screws – but I'm going to give you a stepped script here which you may find handy because it can be used to address virtually any type of low-level interruption... Full Story