Passive learning has been the only way of learning in school for centuries, but experiential and active ways of learning are now at the heart of education. Students often need a motivation to learn when they approach new knowledge and compare it to what they already know.  Authentic Learning is learning by participation, learning by focusing on...

Institute of Educational Policy 2nd foreign language: 4 hours a week in 2nd class of Lyceum and 6 hours a week in 3rd class of Lyceum The Chair Person of the Institute of Educational Policy Mr Gerassimos Kouzelis speaking about the New Lyceum at the Directorate of Secondary Education in Korinthos last month announced the following plans:  The English...

All kids have greatness in them, and like any of us, they will all need their own combination of "the right things" to flourish - the right people, the right environment, the right motivation, the right encouragement. The right support will make magic happen. It will light a vibrant, glowing spark that will open the world up to them, and them up to the...

  Ιχνογράφηµα:  Είναι η  αναπαράσταση κάποιου αντικειµένου, πράγµατος, τοπίου ή και ανθρώπου µε απλές γραµµές µολυβιού. Δεν χρησιµοποιούµε καθόλου χρώµατα. Σχέδιο: Πολλές φορές µπορούµε να το ταυτίσουµε µε το ιχνογράφηµα. Η σηµασία των λέξεων µπορεί να µοιάζει αλλά οι λέξεις δεν ταυτίζονται απόλυτα. Στο σχέδιο η αναπαράσταση του αντικειµένου είναι...

    The developing of the language skills has always been a very hard and interesting task. The process of writing suggests that we can actually teach students how to write with coherence, an appropiate grammar structure and an acceptable spelling. One of the effective ways to do this is to motivate the students and make them aware of the steps involved...

I think I can read your mind as you are reading the title of the article. "Reading? Why taboo?  Who is it taboo for?" As social media lovers would describe it, the relationship of reading with all three stakeholders is rather complicated and multi-faceted:   Parents  take it for granted that learners should read aloud long texts and translate them word...
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