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EMG Tip if the week - 28. Personal Relationships Matter

Education Matters Group – Tip of the Week 2019/20 – Personal Relationships Matter!

Gets Personal   This is the fun part and absolutely important for being an effective teacher! Get to know your students and their interests so that you can find ways to connect with them. Don’t forget to also tell them about yours! Also, it is important to get to know their learning styles so that…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 39. Anonymous

Quote of the Week – Stretched Thinking

Learning should involve some sort of point of uncomfortable stretching. The stretching should then hold at a point as well, so that the consolidation and reinforcement can take place. Like an elastic band, sustained stretching can cause the band to fail – but if we reinforce it, adding to the band, then it will get…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 38. John Dewey

Quote of the Week 2019/20 – Lifelong Learning

  In the current climate, education is a constant. Those without the ability to adapt to change and upskill in education, generally they get left behind. Education is therefore central to lifelong success. This is a habit that needs to be taught – a good habit that puts learning as something for life, not just…

EMG Tip if the week - 27. Making a Difference Matters

Education Matters Group – Tip of the Week 2019/20 – Making a Difference Matters!

Makes a Difference   There is a saying, “With great power, comes great responsibility”. As a teacher, you need to be aware and remember the great responsibility that comes with your profession. One of your goals ought to be: Make a difference in their lives. How? Make them feel special, safe and secure when they…

EMG Tip if the week - 26. Mastery Matters

Education Matters Group – Tip of the Week 2019/20 – Mastery Matters!

Successful teachers are masters of their subject   Good teachers need to know their craft. In addition to the methodology of “teaching”, you need to master your subject area. Learn, learn, and never stop learning. Successful educators stay curious.   Read below for our tip of the week on how “Mastery Matters” –Follow us on…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 37. William A Ward

Quote of the Week 2019/20 – Inspiring Stuff

The word inspire in Ancient Greek is literally translated to mean to breathe life. An inspiring teacher is a breath of fresh air. They speak life into their students and open their eyes to see opportunities, not barriers. As a teacher our role is so much more than just teaching students just the academics. It…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 36. Jim Rohn

Quote of the Week 2019/20 – Discipline directs and empowers children

  In a current education climate where positive reinforcement is being hammered by leaders, yes this is important, however, sometimes we do need to take control and redirect students. There are times when we can give the green light – in other words, the behaviour displayed could lead to significant learning. Sometimes we need to…

EMG Tip if the week - 24. Modelled Learning Matters

Education Matters Group – Tip of the Week 2019/20 – Modelling Learning Matters

Successful teachers never stop learning   Good teachers find time in their schedule to learn themselves. Not only does it help bolster your knowledge in a certain subject matter, it also puts you in the position of student. This gives you a perspective about the learning process that you can easily forget when you’re always…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 35. Confucius

Quote of the Week 2019/20 – Education creates confidence in a brighter future

If education is the growth in knowledge and skills, the better we get at this, the more familiar we become. We then develop a fluency in this, creating a confidence that it works. Ever had a student have that lightbulb moment where finally they get something. With confidence they are then able to approach similar…

Quote Social Media Graphic - 33. Socrates

Quote of the Week 2019/20 – Engaging thinkers for the future

The inquisitive learner is the target for most teachers. The question is how do I get them interested? The key is to make the content and concepts taught relevant to them. How do we make history relevant – well we can look at how we learn from the past and how the past affects the…