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Best Laptop for Teachers

ASUS E203MA 11.6 Inch HD Laptop with Microsoft Office 365 (Intel N4000 Processor, 64 GB eMMC, 4 GB RAM, Windows 10 S) £226.93 Lenovo IdeaPad 5i 15.6 Inch Laptop (Core i5, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, Windows 10 Home S Mode) – Graphite Grey £549.99 Dell Inspiron 5000 14.0-inch FHD WVA LED-Backlit 2-in-1 Laptop, Intel Core […]

Theories, principles and models of assessment

Introduction It is essential that learning has taking place, as a result it is important to check that learning has occurred; this is completed in the form of assessment. Assessment ranges from a quick and simple learning check in the form of student questioning, up to a final exam which could form the entirety of […]

Evaluate the Effectiveness of use of Creative and Innovative Approaches in Own Area of Specialism

Within the computing department there are many creative and innovative approaches utilised during teaching and assessment. The approaches include independent yearlong student projects, external employer’s projects and mock interviews, games demonstrations and exhibitions, paid work experience placement within industry and overseas including Prague and China. Many of the independent yearlong student projects have provided some […]

The Application of Pedagogical Principles

In my area of specialism there are sections that are easy to teach and natural to learn, by selecting a diverse approach to my teaching I maximise student learning by appealing to their learning preferences. Other sections are more complex and challenging to both teach and learn and, as a result, require that I fully […]

Theories of Behaviour Management

The primary theory included so far has been a behaviourist theory from B. F. Skinner, other theories are available that can assist in behaviour management, such as a cognitivist approach from Jean Piaget and Philip Kendall in which students are encouraged to mentally process their behaviour, this can be extremely effective with a student that […]

Ways of Encouraging Behaviours that Contribute to a Purposeful Learning Environment

Avoiding disruptive behaviour before it occurs while teaching is far more effective than managing poor behaviour once it has occurred. Making effective use of positive reinforcement and negative reinforcement will reduce the need for punishments and sanctions. (Skinner, 1974) developed the theory that behaviour is the result of consequences, both positive or negative. A very […]

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