Read more ...Exams are a crucial part of education and the source of stress for many students. In order to avoid crippling anxiety from these pesky evaluations, it is important to approach them with a clear mind and an understanding of how to deal with stressful situations more broadly. In many cases, exam stress is all in the mind, and mental discipline is a large...

Read more ...We learn by doing. More specifically, we learn by being taught, then practicing a skill or concept, receiving feedback on our progress to correct errors and reinforce what we are doing well, and finally continuing on our own once we are proficient. I do -the teacher models a skill We do together -the teacher assists the students as they begin to...

Read more ...The content of the Reading component is different for the Academic and General Training testing options but the total amount of time for the completion of this component in both is 60 minutes. Candidates are presented with three passages pertaining to a wide array of subjects of general interest, drawing from work and academic contexts. In this article...

Read more ...Μήπως το ενδεχόμενο να μιλήσετε μπροστά σε κοινό σας αγχώνει δραματικά και σας δημιουργεί σωματικά συμπτώματα; Μήπως εξαιτίας αυτού του φόβου αποφεύγετε κοινωνικές καταστάσεις, επειδή πιστεύετε ότι οι άλλοι θα σας κρίνουν αρνητικά και θα γίνετε ρεζίλι; Τότε ίσως να έχετε κοινωνική φοβία αφού ζείτε με το άγχος της κριτικής από τους άλλους. Αυτό έχει ως...

Read more ...There are 24 hours in a day, but it never seems to be enough for busy people. To achieve what we want to in a day, we have to become better at managing our time. It is possible to find more time in a day, or even in an hour, if you put in place some simple strategies. Here are 7 tips for getting more done in your working day.  1. Work to...

Read more ... Regardless of your position in the field of education or how much you love your work, scheduling in time to revitalize yourself is key in preventing burnout and promoting a positive attitude. When the scales weigh too heavily on the side of work, it can manifest in things like a short temper with loved ones or feeling shortchanged when Sunday night rolls...

Read more ...How often have we been cornered by an irate parent wanting to know why his child failed the writing part of the exam even though they did very well during the year in the compositions they wrote? The student in question may have passed the exam overall, but the dreaded word ‘fail’ will be the focus of the parent’s concern.    So, how do the examiners...

Read more ...While lecturing tends to be the easiest form of instruction, studies show that students absorb the least amount of information that way. Interactive teaching methods are an effective way to connect with a generation of students used to consistent stimulation. Education professor Kevin Yee has some advice for how teachers can make their lessons more...

Read more ...Ικανοποίηση, που όλα κύλησαν ομαλά, που μεγαλώσαμε μαζί με τους μαθητές μας, που ζήσαμε όλες αυτές τις στιγμές. Μελαγχολία, που βλέπω τις αίθουσες άδειες, που κάποιοι μαθητές έφτασαν στο τέρμα του διαδρομής και απλά θα συναντιόμαστε βιαστικά στο δρόμο με ένα χαμόγελο μνήμης για όσα μαζί ζήσαμε. Στεναχώρια που για άλλη μια φορά αφουγκράζομαι την...
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