"if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail"
The old adage "if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail" is equally true of teaching strategies. If the only classroom teaching strategy you know is traditional lecturing, that's the teaching tool that you're likely to use for all classroom situations.
If, on the other hand, you have more tools in your toolbox, you will have the opportunity to choose the most appropriate tool for the task at hand.
Life is hard; setback, stress, depression, breakdown and burnout are challenges that either can lead to complete emotional exhaustion or –considered as parts of life- allow overcoming adversity and bouncing back for a better life. This is Resilience!
Teaching is revealed to be the most stressful profession. In my long experience in the field of education, many teachers acknowledged they have highly stressed in the workplace. Some of them experienced severe psychological distress and others – mainly novice teachers- experienced burnout. These teachers – novice or experienced- found no sympathy and no support, but only blame and misunderstanding.
Inclusive Pedagogy and Diversity: From Learning to Action
by Louiza Belaid
This work evaluates the extent to which inclusive pedagogy is incorporated in EFL classes. It aims to realize gender equity in the classroom and foster achievement in the English language subject. Actually, gender equity aims to understand the needs of each learner and provides him/her with what they need to succeed in a given task. In this prospect, our main question searches for the integration of an inclusive approach to achieve equity in the classroom.
Effective Classroom Management in the 21st Century Pedagogy Context
By Halima Zelmat & Noureddine Tchko
One of the biggest challenges facing many teachers in today’s teaching practices is how to manage their classrooms effectively in the 21st Century Pedagogy context. How we teach is reflected in how our students learn, in the rapidly changing world they will emerge into:
connected, adapting and evolving. Our approach to teaching must emphasize the learning in the 21st century.