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  • Emotional intelligence and it’s Components

    Emotional intelligence and it’s Components

    Emotional intelligence, a common term which people confuse with Emotional quotient. A person with higher emotional intelligence is more likely to be successful than one who has a higher 'Intelligence Quotient’, IQ. An emotion is a unique feature that differentiates us from animals and angels.  

    Let’s break down the term Emotional Intelligence. Emotions are feelings that allow us to experience different situations in a unique manner. 

  • Assertive Discipline Approach of Behaviour Management

    Assertive Discipline Approach of Behaviour Management

    Assertive discipline is a systematic approach to assist educators to run a teacher-in-charge classroom, developed by Lee and Marlene Canter in the 1970s.

  • Dunn & Price Learning style

    Dunn & Price Learning style

    Teachers must have a reliable and valid instrument to accurately identify students’ learning style. There are five areas where learning style may differ;

  • Sensory Theory by Laird (1985)

    Sensory Theory by Laird (1985)

    Effective learning takes place when all the senses are stimulated. Laird (1985) stated that for learning to occur the five senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste need to be stimulated. The theory suggests that if multi-senses are stimulated there is a greater chance of learning to take place. Therefore, it is suggested to adapt your approaches and resources to the use of as many senses as possible for learners to relate to the concept being discussed in a learning environment. 

  • PESTLE Analysis in Teaching context

    PESTLE Analysis in Teaching context

    The term PESTLE analysis is mostly used in a business context. It is an abbreviation for Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental analysis of factors. These terms help in giving a broader perspective of the dynamic environment related to its particulars. However, it can be used for determining the future prospects of not only trading activities but also of intangible services. It ranges from FMCGs to providing services, for instance - teaching. 

  • Gagne’s Conditions of Learning (1985)

    Gagne’s Conditions of Learning (1985)

    Robert Gagne describes conditions of learning as a means through which individuals and groups acquire relevant skills to be accepted in society. Learning is a direct result of human behaviour which is influenced by the environment and the individual thinking process of learners.

    The foundations of Gagne’s Condition of learning lies in the theories of behaviourism. He also mentioned that learning a specific skill depends on previous learning skills in a logical and sequential manner that contributes to building a learning experience.