Erudition: How important is Vocabulary?

 Vocabulary refers to the words we must understand to communicate effectively. Educators often consider four types of vocabulary: listening, speaking, reading, and writing.   The average teenager has about 3,000 words in his vocabulary. However, in 2016 researchers...

The “Old McDonald” Approach to Teaching

Teaching, a crucial profession, entrusts educators with developing not only their students’ academic skills but their interpersonal competence as well. Few experiences rival a teacher’s excitement witnessing the expansion of minds eager to learn. It is a truism that...

Whole Brain Learning: Good for all?

                             The concept behind whole brain teaching and learning is to engage  as many parts of the brain as possible to enhance learning. Someone observing an elementary classroom in which the teacher is engaged in this method would see a scene...