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Diana Zinveliu

Diana Zinveliu

Diana has been a teacher for over ten years. She writes about finding the perfect balance between traditional and tech-assisted teaching strategies, sharing the best practices she’s learned along the way.

The 6 principles of mastery-based learning

Innovation in education is a must if we want to keep up with technology and global advancements. The traditional teaching methods no longer serve today's learners. There has to be a paradigm shift in ...

5 Digital tools for podcasting in the hybrid classroom

When used as a tool for sharing knowledge and thoughts, podcasts become an innovative teaching method. Teachers can create personalized materials for lessons, content for research and revision, fun fa...

What every teacher should know about the hexagonal approach to learning

In a quest to find innovative ways to stimulate learning, teachers often try to reinterpret patented theories. One of these reinterpretations is the hexagonal approach to learning. Based on the Struct...

How to manage assessments in the blended classroom

Technology is part of our daily lives. Schools have taken big steps towards using online resources and tools, but we can expect online learning to have a more important role in students’ education due...

The 9 elements of Digital Citizenship your students need to know [INFOGRAPHIC]

This post has been updated on July 8, 2020. With the rise of the Internet, we have become more and more present in the online world. This has come with its own sets regulations which we have to abide ...

Implementing differentiated instruction: the good and the bad

Differentiated instruction is an approach to teaching focused on students and their uniqueness. Learners come from different cultural backgrounds, they have different cognitive strengths, they evolve ...

Ease the struggle of struggling students with these useful browser extensions

E-learning has become an intricate part of education in general. However, there are categories of students who don't have equal chances when it comes to accessing the Internet, which hinders their dev...

9 Characteristics of authentic learning

The need to adapt learner instruction to the challenges society gives us has increased in recent years. What schools used to teach students, the skills needed in the past and their applicability in re...

Giving students a V.O.I.C.E. in your classroom

Look around you! Everything is constantly on the move, changing rapidly, adapting to new needs and contexts of life. But what happened to teaching and learning? These concepts seem to be stuck somewhe...

5 Key elements of personalized learning

Along with concepts like blended learning, adaptive learning and virtual learning, the need to focus on the main character in the learning process came about. This is how personalized learning became ...

Exploring 4 types of Flipped Learning

In spite of all the efforts of countless educators, the passive model of learning persists. Flipped Learning has emerged as the “easy button” to move classes, schools, and districts from passive to ac...

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