SHARING GOOD PRACTICE

The School Management Trap

So, you have been teaching for the past five or more years. You have completed your postgraduate degree in education, actually, in educational leadership. Every...

Spread positive images of young Islamic minds online

Media is the strongest medium of image formulation. Advertising, marketing and branding are no longer restricted to television, radio and bill boards. In fact, the...

5 Activities to engage students with special needs

“Teaching is one-fourth preparation and three-fourths theatre.”- Gail Goldwin Teaching requires great effort to ensure that all students receive the most from every lesson. However,...

Advice for teachers new to the UAE

A friend of mine who is a teacher in Abu Dhabi just arrived earlier this semester, and while I tried to prepare him for the...

4 Tips to Improve your Classroom.

There are some among us educators who are fearless and confident in our craft. There are others who need the extra ‘push’ in order...

Teach 21st century skills with confidence in kindergarten

We live in an age of rapid change. Advances in communication and information technology continue to create new opportunities and challenges for the future. As...

Cultural Sensitivity & The International Educator

As classrooms become more culturally diverse, it is absolutely essential that educators consider the importance of cultural sensitivity, become more culturally aware, and continuously...

Understanding the Emirati student

Children all around the world are the same. They have the innocence of a flower in bloom and the love to learn and grow, which...

Why the foundation phase of learning is essential to child development

It amazes and alarms me when I sometimes hear non- kindergarten (KG) staff disdainfully dismiss KG and preschools in a manner that suggests that ‘all...

A Productive Classroom Is Possible

Trying to create the perfect classroom? One where students are engaged, prepared and collaborating on clearly defined tasks, but still differentiated according to ability...