Marco Santoro questions the boundaries of service thinking, exploring new methods of teaching and learning. He shares some of his ideas for these new methods and changes, and their importance to education. (In Portuguese)
This is an innovative method of learning English with the help of online technologies. You can choose a tutor at any point on the globe, and the sessions can be conducted using Skype.
Adrienn Kelemen believes that foreign language lessons should be more interesting and more efficient for schoolchildren. She has devised a new method to teach foreign languages in schools, which can be useful not only in Western Europe, but most likely in less developed areas. She wants to make learning languages an easy, fun and interesting exercise for the youth.
Artist and educator Mai Ryuno shares stories from her life and projects in the US and Japan. She creates community experiences in her classroom, and finds ways to engage students in developing their conceptual and artistic capabilities.
"Teaching isn’t just about bestowing substantive knowledge to students. It’s about teaching them and giving them experiences that Google can’t."
It is easy to grasp the concept that communication is a two-way street but how many of us really put the theory into practice? How easily do we fall on the default of just trying to put our point across, specially if we think about education?
Mark Kawakami is passionate about teaching and also describes himself as a failed comedian. In The Teacher Who Learned to Listen from PechaKucha Night Maastricht Vol. 31, he shared what conclusion he came to over the years of teaching.
This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, December 2nd, 2016.
Learning is the best way for us to grow, says Duc. We can learn anywhere and anytime, whether as individuals, a team or an organization. We learn to work and we work to learn.
As an enthusiastic, adaptive and fast-learning person with an acute interest in the discovery of new teaching methods, Duc Hoang particularly enjoys collaborating with scholars from different disciplines to explore education issues, develop new skills and teaching models to address new challenges.
The often quoted maxim, “I went out as a teacher and came back a student” so aptly pertains to Julia Mitchell ‘s life in Laos, the country she has made her home. Embracing the culture and language, and forming lasting bonds with friends, transformed her stay from one year to seven. Julia’s vibrant story is infused with humour and pathos as she tells why this country has won her heart.