Changing Times — Muddling Through My Middle Age

Coping with change has never been my strong point, which could explain why I’m feeling a bit disoriented these days. It seems that the very second I adjust to one new “normal,” everything shifts and then I have to adjust all over again. In my weaker moments, I think that all I want to do […]

Changing Times — Muddling Through My Middle Age

The Role of Passion in Learning and Teaching

Passion has a motivating factor; therefore, it is a significant need for high quality learning and teaching. Passion is seeking for the new, and experiencing new ideas. Passion is on the basis of effective teaching. Passion which is indispensable for learning and teaching facilitates learning thorough desire and enthusiasm it creates. Passionate teachers via creating effective learning environments endeavor to increase learning potentials of their students. This study focuses on differences passionate teachers make, and points out the effects of passion on effective learning and teaching.

Why do we keep asking ?

Is early intervention effective?

U Bronfenbrenner – Teachers College Record, 1974 – psycnet.apa.orgReviews early intervention studies in the area of poverty and human development. It is
concluded that (a) such efforts succeed only with sustained family involvement, and (b)
ecological interventions must provide parents with a basis for such involvement (eg, health
care, housing, or employment). A sequence of interventions is suggested which would
prepare people for parenthood and provide support in phases as needed through