Medical News Archives: Education

Student Centered Learning

Student Centered Learning

One major downside of teacher-centered instruction is that often, the only check of student comprehension takes place as part of a graded test or an exam the teacher administers. By the time an exam is graded by the instructor and mistakes in learners’ comprehension are discovered, there is often not sufficient time to re-teach content or insure understanding, so all the student comes away with is a bad grade and a feeling of inadequacy or low self-esteem, at that point having to face falling behind even further or get ready for a steep climb to catch up with more academically successful class mates.

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Teaching English in Thailand

Teaching English in Thailand

Thailand has long been known as an ideal vacation destination and great place to visit. Wonderful people, great food, amazing destinations, and affordable prices as starters. After their first visit many search for opportunities to live in Thailand. Spending an extended amount of time in Thailand allows you to really get to know Thailand and discover all it has to offer off the beaten tourist trail.

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Elementary School Lunch Blog Silenced By Politicians

Elementary School Lunch Blog Silenced By Politicians

Never Seconds, a blog started by 9-year-old Martha Payne, a student at Lirangwe Primary School in western Scotland, was launched simply to document the standard of her school lunches. The blog went viral within days and racked up over a million views in the first week, but it was soon to be shut down by threatened politicians.

Top newspapers such as Time, The Telegraph, and The Daily Mail, as well as numerous food blogs quickly published articles about the blog, and Martha even got support from TV chef Jamie Oliver, star of Jamie’s school Dinners.
Never Seconds, a blog started by 9-year-old Martha Payne, a student at Lirangwe Primary School in western Scotland, was launched simply to document the standard of her school lunches. The blog went viral within days and racked up over a million views in the first week, but it was soon to be shut down by threatened politicians.

Top newspapers such as Time, The Telegraph, and The Daily Mail, as well as numerous food blogs quickly published articles about the blog, and Martha even got support from TV chef Jamie Oliver, star of Jamie’s school Dinners.

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