Learn more about educational psychology and its applications in the classroom setting. Educational psychology is concerned with how students learn and develop. It emphasises trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity.
Learn more about classroom management techniques for teachers and trainers.
Being an effective teacher requires a variety of skills but some of the most important are the ability to communicate effectively with students, motivate students to learn, and implement successful instructional planning within the classroom. This free online Diploma course will help you to further explore and understand the importance of these skills, and how they impact on each individual in the classroom.
Learn more about effective communication techniques for teachers. Communication in classrooms is more complex and unpredictable than in many other situations. As a teacher, understanding the unique features and functions of communication in the classroom is very important.
Learn more about storytelling skills for teachers and trainers. Storytelling is one of the oldest forms of oral communication and plays a very important role in education, particularly for younger children. Teachers and trainers who incorporate storytelling into their repertoire of teaching skills can enhance student engagement with almost any subject.
Learn how the Web application Voxopop can help improve the oral skills of students.
Voxopop is a Web application program that can be used by teachers and trainers as an online learning tool to create forums where questions are asked using voice recordings instead of text. It can be used to help students develop their oral speaking skills by having students reply to questions using voice recorded answers and by hearing the recorded answers from other students.
Learn more about instructional planning for teaching success. Education has goals, purposes and objectives. A vital task in teaching is to know what they are and transform them into objectives for students.
Learn more about teaching English as a second language. English is the international language of business and opens up many opportunities to non-native speakers. Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) instructors provide a valuable service to immigrants in English-speaking countries.
Learn more about the learning process. For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational learning theory. Understanding the learning process is a key element of educational learning theory and provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student’s learning.
Learn how to improve safety in a science laboratory. This free online course will help teachers of the Science subjects improve their knowledge and understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the science laboratory.
Learn how to use technology safely in the classroom. This free online course was built specifically as an aid to teachers of the technology subjects to help them in their understanding of safety, health and welfare, particularly within the technology classroom.
Learn more about student development and diversity within the classroom. Student development and student diversity need to be studied and understood simultaneously. While there are general similarities between students, ultimately every student develops in a different way depending on a variety of social, cognitive, cultural and gender-related factors.
Learn more about working with students with special educational needs. Special education addresses the individual differences and requirements of students with special educational needs. As a teacher or trainer, working with students with special educational needs requires specific skills and strategies to create and deliver effective programs of work for them.
Learn how to type accurately and increase your speed. Our Touch Typing Course is a professional typing tutor that helps you “how to type” in order to increase your typing speed and accuracy. It takes very little time to learn to type, allowing you to develop a skill that will help you for a lifetime! Save yourself hours of time and learn to touch type.
Understand Google Earth and its features. Over 600 million people have used Google Earth to explore the world around them. You can view the highest mountains, the depths of the ocean, the tallest buildings and the busiest cities.