Video blogger Mor Rossler discusses play based learning. Learning through play has become the goal of many early childhood centers. The idea is that a child learns about the world around them, societal norms, the basics of problem solving, math skills and language skills best through play. Does it work? Watch the video and learn more!
What experiences have you had with play based learning? We’d love to hear your thoughts.
Is there a place in our schools for teaching our students wellness and fitness? While physical education classes have always been a part of our education system, is there a place for developing and strengthening a health education curriculum that encourages students to live a healthy and responsible lifestyle? Watch the video and share your thoughts!
Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler discusses class size and how it affects students. Recently, schools have been trying to reduce the amount of students in each classroom. Is this to our student’s benefit? Would resources be better spent on teacher resources and the quality of our teachers? Does class size affect academic success?
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Video blogger Mor Rossler discusses the benefits and consequences of learning a second language. Learning a second language is not nationally mandated but many elementary and high schools require it.
Is there value in acquiring a second language? Learning a second language helps with listening and memory skills as well as to hold a firm grasp on their first language acquired. On the other hand, it may be nice to know a second language but should we spend our time and money on extras when we could be investing in core subjects that are required for our students to get into college?
School Matters Video Blogger Mor Rossler explores the school uniform debate. Are school uniforms and/ or school dress codes beneficial to students, teachers and educational institutions? Some claim that school uniforms lead to better discipline and better focus on academics in schools. Watch the video and learn more about this important topic!
What has been your experience with school uniforms?
The news that the SAT’s will be modified to more appropriately accord with today’s high school academic experience has been met with both strong approval and fierce criticism. Hertz School Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler presents the two sides of this issue. What are your thoughts on the new SAT format? Is this a progressive educational decision, or simply a capitulation to declining academic standards? Please share your thoughts below!
Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler discusses the flipped classroom. This style of teaching reverses the order in which learning and lessons are shaped. Watch the video and leave a comment with your thoughts. What’s your experience with flipped classrooms? Do you think this is an effective teaching style?
Should teachers serve primarily as presenters of predetermined material or facilitators of student-initiated learning? Hertz Furniture video blogger Mor Rossler compares the strengths and weaknesses of inquiry-based learning and direct learning; watch the video to learn more about this fundamental pedagogical issue. What has been your experience with these two modes of classroom learning? Please share your thoughts with us!