Thursday, September 24, 2015

Metacognition and reflection are NOT synonymous ...

Metacognition and reflection are often used inter-changeably in educational conversations. However, there is a definite distinction between these two terms. Metacognition is the one that is often misused and understood among educators, teachers and researchers. I always read and hear that it simply means "thinking about thinking."

What does it mean?

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Snip; a free screenshot tool from Microsoft

Making tutorials for my students and other colleagues is a daily activity as a teacher. I already use Snagit program that helps me to capture my screen, add my annotations, and then save it as an image file. For many years, it works well with me. However, one needs more. That's why I share with you a free screenshot tool from Microsoft called Snip with many other fabulous features. 

Why Snip?

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

For FREE you can learn: 16 OPTIONS you can choose from!

Retrieved Sept. 2, 2015 from here
It is not the degree of education you have got that matters, but your passion and desire for lifelong learning and updating your knowledge regularly. As a result of the rapid changes in our life maybe because of the technology revolution, we must equip ourselves with many skills that are urgent in the 21st century. I know you are so busy and have no enough time to spend in a face-to-face training for example. Actually, I have the same problem. As a teacher, I have to upgrade my ways of teaching every year under the pressure of my limited time. 

So, what is the solution?