Month: February 2015

Maria Montessori 1870-1952

Maria Montessori 1870-1952

Montessori System, purpose and Method She was basically a doctor by profession; she was working with mentally handicapped children in Italy in a hospital where she developed a child-centered approach to teach such students, this approach was known as Montessori system of education. It was a system of education for ...

Imam Ghazali

Imam Ghazali

Abu Hāmed Mohammad ibn Mohammad al-Ghazzālī (1058–1111) (Persian: ابو حامد محمد ابن محمد الغزالی‎), known as Algazel to the western medieval world, born and died in Tus, in the Khorasan province of Persia (modern day Iran) was a Persian Muslim theologian, jurist, philosopher, and mystic. Imam Ghazali was born in ...

Micro Teaching Cycle

Micro Teaching Cycle

Micro Teaching Micro teaching is a procedure in which a student teacher practices teaching with a reduced number of pupils in a reduced period of time with emphasis on a narrow and specific teaching skill. Steps of Micro Teaching Cycle The six steps generally involved in micro-teaching cycle are Plan, ...

Micro Teaching

Micro Teaching

Origin and Development of Micro-Teaching The idea of micro-teaching originated for the first time at Stanford University in USA, when an Experimental Project on the identification of teaching skills was in progress under the guidance and supervision of the faculty members (Bush, Allen, McDonald Acheson and many others). This project ...

Pedagogy vs Andragogy

Pedagogy VS Andragogy

Pedagogy As Elaine Biech, author of Training for Dummies (2005) points out, pedagogy is a traditional style of teaching based on a didactic model, or lecturing. Generally, this model is content-centred and instructor-led. Pedagogy literally means the art of teaching children. Whereas adults learn primarily because they want or need ...

Educational Softwares

Educational Softwares

Definition Educational software is computer software, the primary purpose of which is teaching or self-learning. History The use of computer hardware and software in education and training dates to the early 1940s, when American researchers developed flight simulators which used analog computers to generate simulated on-board instrument data. One such ...

Philosophy vs Religion

Philosophy vs Religion

When looking for meaning in the world, people often turn to philosophy or religion. Both of these studies strive to understand many of the same ideas: Where did we come from? What is the meaning of life? What does it mean to be “good” or “bad”? What happens after we ...

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