Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura: The Mind Behind Social Learning Theory

Bandura’s work is considered part of the cognitive revolution in psychology that began in the late 1960s. His theories have had tremendous impact on personality psychology, cognitive psychology, education and psychotherapy.

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The Thinking Teacher

When we genuinely help our teachers develop into being better thinkers we help our children to become better thinkers too. For teachers in primary or secondary schools who want to think deeply and question the way they do things.

Hole in the Wall

Hole-In-The-Wall

Minimally Invasive Education is defined as a pedagogic method that uses the learning environment to generate an adequate level of motivation to induce learning in groups of children, with minimal, or no, intervention by a teacher.

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Teachers Who Make Principal Say Wow!

Wow — teachers are amazing! On a daily basis, principals around the world are amazed and inspired by the energy and creative ideas of the teachers who surround them!

What keeps students motivated to learn

What Keeps Students Motivated to Learn?

A panel of seven students attending schools that are part of the “deeper learning” movement gave their perspective on what it means for them to learn and how educators can work to create a school culture that fosters creativity, collaboration, trust, the ability to fail, and perhaps most importantly, one…

You can enjoy hard things

You Can Enjoy Hard Things

I began my research by asking my son, “What inspires you to keep working, even when the work is difficult?” His quick reply was, “I keep working by choosing the most challenging thing I’ve had a lesson on.

Easy as Pi

Easy as Pi

I asked this group of well-educated professionals what they remembered from their own education about pi. Someone responded, “3.14159.” “You’re right,” I said, “that is the value of pi, but does anyone remember what pi means?”

Teaching students to embrace mistakes

Teaching Students to Embrace Mistakes

The Science Behind Mistakes: Telling students they need to take advantage of the feedback they get isn’t just good advice — it’s established science. In the last few decades, researchers have discovered a lot about how people become experts. The main idea, made popular by everyone from author Malcolm Gladwell…

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Teaching Knowledge Test: TKT Preparation Course

Each module leads to an internationally recognised teaching qualification from the University of Cambridge. If you are a teacher of English or you teach other subjects via English, this course can help you if you would like to improve your classroom practice and theoretical knowledge. 3 Modules of this course are…

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The New Teacher: A Course in Innovative Teaching

The New Teacher is a 900 hour, full time, pre-service teacher education programme aimed at developing young trainees to begin a meaningful professional career in low cost private schools. Using the context, concerns and vision of National Curriculum Framework for Teacher Education( NCFTE 2010) as its base, The New Teacher…

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