Teachers


Teachers - Teachers are the single most important factor affecting how much students learn. More than just conduits of information, they equip children with the tools to analyze, problem solve, and effectively use information—skill necessary to lead healthy and productive lives.. In India, Jaime spoke to teachers who have dedicated their lives to the education of students with special needs at the Dharabi Transitional Municipal School Corporation College.. Happy World Teachers’ Day! No part of the school experience has greater potential to set students on a path to success than a great teacher..

This weekend marks the 20 th anniversary of World Teachers' Day. Since 1994, the day, which is celebrated on October 5, has been an occasion to mobilize support for teachers. Teachers are not only tasked with imparting knowledge, they often have the power to inspire or suppress intellectual curiosity.. Happy World Teachers’ Day! No part of the school experience has greater potential to set students on a path to success than a great teacher.. Join Professor Eric Hanushek of Stanford University and World Bank Senior Director of Education Jaime Saavedra for a discussion on teacher quality and new evidence about strong correlation between the link between student performance and teacher cognitive ability..

How students in Uruguayan schools are being taught English over the Internet by teachers in Argentina -- and in the UK & the Philippines. In the future, will a machine replace me and smash other machines on my behalf? I've worked on, advised and evaluated educational technology projects in dozens of countries over the past fifteen years, mainly in middle and low income countries. As anyone who works intimately with information and communication technologies (ICTs) on a daily basis knows, change is a constant. Teachers, Teaching and ICTs 37 More knowledgeable teachers rely less on "computer assisted instruction" Teachers more knowledgeable in ICTs use utilize computer assisted instruction less than other teachers.

Guiding QuestionsWhat do we know about successful pedagogical strategies utilizing ICTs for teaching and learning What is known about effective teacher professional development What do we know about the impact of ICTs on teacher performance What do we know about the impact of ICTs on teacher motivation..