The right sort of praise

By Colin RosePre-school learning, School learning

We love our children – and it’s natural to praise their efforts. The right sort of praise builds self-esteem and the traits of success, but the wrong sort can lead to problems. Praise for effort It’s tempting to tell your child she is clever. “You learned/did that well because you are clever.” But sometime soon … Read More

Ideal components of the Digital School

By Colin RoseSchool learning

The ideal digital school would have a virtual learning environment, interactive whiteboards, high-speed internet access, mobile learning devices with response software and learning apps, e-books, educational games and online assessment and free high-quality material from the internet. A Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), similar to Learning Management System (LMS) or Learning Platform. The basic content on the VLE would include syllabus, … Read More