Concerns about Education in the time of “the virus”

What is the primary goal of American education? According to the US Department of Education, it is to “build a solid foundation for learning for all children.”  Notice the absolute word “all” in the statement. At the current time, this goal is not being addressed. The...

Active Learning Strategy: Writing vs. Typing

                                                                                                    Handwriting notes is an effective strategy for knowledge retention because writing is a cognitive process. It is one of the strategies of active learning because...

The “Recipe” for Instilling Intrinsic Motivation in Students

Intrinsic motivation, the type that emanates from an internal drive rather than an external one, empowers an individual to persist in any endeavor. An elite athlete training for the Olympics, or a classical pianist preparing for an international competition can...