What do you first think of when you hear the word English Language Arts? What is that even supposed to mean? Is language a type of art? Well, Wikipedia says it is the study and improvement of the arts of language. It is the combination of these four skills we always hear of: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Literature can also be included. OK, great, now that we know about the art of English Language, how can we actually make it a creative experience for learners? One of my teaching philosophies is that the children should feel comfortable and have fun [...]
Before the 1980s distance learning was restricted by the limited technological affordances of the time. The interaction between students and teachers could be characterized as ‘singular’. Students received the learning materials from their tutors, and in return tutors would send the feedback back to the students. The introduction of internet in the 1990s changed the scene. It allowed teachers to introduce teaching methods that were previously impossible. Internet, offered connectivity, synchronous and asynchronous communication and a vast potential for educational growth and realignment. The theoretical models that were used in ICT’s infancy (1960s-70s) were informed by a behaviouristic view of [...]
The disease called Covid-19, which first appeared in the city of Wuhan in China, has spread to all continents except Antarctica as of today. We would like to share with you how we quickly moved to digital education following the closing of schools. As you know, all schools in our country went on holiday on Friday evening, March 17. We spent our first week with adapting to this suddenly evolving situation and preparing for online training, which would start 1 week later. Our greatest chance was that our Keystone high school started an online education program last year. With the experience [...]
Human beings ability to adapt, even though we are as small as a pinhead in comparison to our universe is amazing, I guess? Our online education, which was started at homes because of the Covid19 pandemic, is continuing with increased experience and additional innovations every week for students between the ages of 3 and 18…. Last week I was an online guest of 6 different primary school classes. I read the story books I wrote years ago to the children and then we chatted about the books. I was amazed by our adaptability at the moment, I am sure many of [...]
Nowadays due to Covid-19, we are forced to stay home. But staying at home doesn't have to be boring for us. We will advise you fabulous virtual tours. If you've never had the chance to visit the world-famous museums, it is now the perfect opportunity to stroll around them and take as much time as you need looking at all the paintings, sculptures, and artifacts. You can start with The British Museum.
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We are honored to have Dr. Karl Moore, Associate Professor at McGill University as our guest. He has taught on executive programs at Oxford, IMD, Cambridge, LBS, INSEAD, Duke, IIM, Keio, Renmin, Darden, Skolkovo, and ENPC. All Keystone parents invited. Date: April, 29th at 19:00 pm Place: Keystone International Schools Toronto, Instagram page He started the CEO Series where he interviews CEOs one-on-one, including an interview with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau back in 2015. He has been a consultant to leading global firms including Nokia, Air Canada, Lufthansa, British Airways, IBM, HP, Shell, Volvo, and Pfizer. Dr. Moore has been researching [...]