6.Pedagogy and Learning

6.1 Ensuring Learning Takes Place

Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

By Emily Hanford, senior education correspondent for APM Reports, 14 March 2018 Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare....

Sugata Mitra, promoter of the self-organized learning environment (SOLE) concept, challenges teachers to become the ultimate facilitators of learning and to reimagine our classrooms as spaces for discovery where students are given the tools to succeed as we stand back...

6.1.1 Ensuring Learning Takes Place

SpeakerName: Dr. Rukmini Banerji, CEO Pratham Education Foundation, India Description: This presentation reviewed the new ways to address the out-of-school children situation, as well as the new challenges that face all of those working on this issue. Thus, a review...

6.1.2 Creating Learning Spaces for Optimum Growth and Development

SpeakerName: Ms. Uma Shanker, Director of Indian Montessori Training Courses, Chennai and Managing Trustee of Kalvi Trust on Research and Education, India Description: This presentation underscored that the Montessori approach serves as the fulcrum to providing the...

6.1.3 Building foundations for learning

SpeakerName: Ms. Keerti Jayaram, Director, Organization for Early Literacy Promotion (OELP), India Description: This presentation discussed OELP’s innovations, including: (1) A simple and well-defined implementation framework; (2) Planned learning environments; (3) A...

6.2 Psychology

6.2.1 Trauma-sensitive schools

SpeakerName: Ms. Susan Cole, Director, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, USA Description: This presentation shares the ways in which childhood trauma may affect academic performance, classroom behavior and relationships; as well as the ways in which...

6.2.2 Growing Learning Mindset on Doi Tung

SpeakerName: Dr. Piyapat Chitpirom, Deputy Director of Academic Affairs, Center for Educational Psychology, Foundation of Virtuous Youth, Thailand Description: This presentation shared that the most important aspect of education is the learning mindset of the child....

6.3 Building the Capacities of Teachers

Rethinking How Students With Dyslexia Are Taught To Read

By Emily Hanford, senior education correspondent for APM Reports, 14 March 2018 Dyslexia is the most common learning disability, affecting tens of millions of people in the United States. But getting help for children who have it in public school can be a nightmare....

Reading to kids for 15 minutes makes a difference in development

By Rachel Nania | @rnania March 11, 2018 10:29 pm, WTOP WASHINGTON — A child’s first years of life are the most important when it comes to brain development, yet the majority of children in the U.S. miss out on an activity that plays a vital role in building reading...

6.3.1 Capacitating Teachers and Teacher Educators for ICT

SpeakerName: Mr. Miron Kumar Bhowmik, Programme Officer, UNESCO Bangkok, Thailand Description: The widespread use of computers and ICTs in Education has been observed in the past decades in both developed and developing countries. However, the uncomfortable reality is...

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