STUDENTS AND BLOGGING: Ideas for your Students’ Blogs

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | November 9, 2016 at 3:30 pm

Now that your class is set up for blogging, the next thing you have to think of is what your students should be blogging about. Simply saying that they should post anything they want or their interests sometimes makes your students more stumped. As a teacher, you should know the range of your class’ interests and things that they know. There are various uses for your students’ blog aside from being a platform for homework….


STUDENTS AND BLOGGING: Why Your Students Should Have a Blog

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | October 21, 2016 at 4:24 pm

The classroom life is becoming more technology-focused. Slowly, technology is becoming a platform used in the academe for various school activities. Instead of technology distracting the students, it is used as a tool for encouraging them to participate. According to Ellison & Wu’s (2008) study, students put more effort on inserting their own style when writing for a different audience aside from their teacher. As one of the participants said, “I like the ease of…


How Technology Meets All Types of Learners

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | October 7, 2016 at 5:11 pm

Students have different learning styles just as teachers have different teaching styles. Although it is difficult to meet all types of learners, it is still important to do so. According to Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligence, humans have different ways of processing information. These intelligences relate to a person’s unique set of capabilities and ways to learn or understand.   He further explains that there are nine distinct intelligences or learning styles. These are:…


5 Ways to Appreciate Your Teachers

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | September 30, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Since 1994, the World Teacher’s Day has been celebrated on October 5 to honor the men and women who influenced our lives and taught us what we know. On her article, Marina Benipayo, a mom and a lecturer at the School of Fashion and Arts (SoFA), said that her unforgettable professor chose to be the villain to bring out the hero in her students. We may sometimes misunderstand our teachers, but at the end of…


Websites that can Help you in your Lesson Plan

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | September 23, 2016 at 5:08 pm

Lesson plan is a teacher’s blueprint on how the lesson should go. It contains the topic’s objective, activities, and evaluation rubrics. With a lesson plan in hand, grading student’s performance is kept fair, the teacher’s confidence and professionalism are established and the lesson’s flow is controlled. Having a lesson plan on every class is necessary, but making one can be dreadful. In an article by Daily Mail Online, 70% of teachers in the UK pulls…


Five Tips on Waking Up Early for Your Next Class

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | September 13, 2016 at 5:17 pm

Ever blamed your alarm clock for being late in class? Ever rushed to school without eating taking breakfast? Or thought hard on what excuse to tell your teacher once you reached school? Even though there’s no concrete numbers of tardy students worldwide, everyone had experienced those at some point of their life. It’s amazing how grown-ups seem to master the skill of waking up early. Here are some tips to consider on waking up early…


6 Ways to Use Technology for a more Engaging Class.

Jessa Laure Anne Palo | August 26, 2016 at 10:28 am

    It has always been a struggle for every teacher to make classes fun and engaging. It is probably the greatest challenge of teachers to make their students understand the lessons. With the decreasing average attention span of man — which diminished to 8 seconds as per researches conducted in 2015 — getting the students’ attention is becoming more difficult. A teacher must think of ways where students can have fun along with understanding…