How to teach better?

Learning Theories

  1. Learning theories timeline: key ideas from educational psychology [click]

  2. A visual summary: 32 Learning theories every teacher should know [click]


  1. Fifty ways Google can help you become a better teacher [click]

  2. Five virtual worlds for engaged learning [click]

  3. Important edtech resources for teachers and students [click]

  4. University timetabling [click]

Dealing with sleepy students

  1. Strategies for dealing with sleepy students [click]

  2. Causes and consequences of sleepiness among college students [click]

  3. Sleep problems in university students – an intervention [click]

  4. Sleep disturbance and its effect on academic performance among students of a medical college of Tripura [click]

Useful YouTube Videos

Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development: How Relationships Increase Learning

Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development

What is forgetting curve?

Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory

Robert Gagné: The Conditions of Learning

Robert Gagné: 5 categories of learning and 9 events of instruction

Motivation theories and models

Professor Peter Gärdenfors (the University of Lund, Sweden) - How to Motivate Students?

  • ARCS model of motivation (link)

  • Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation Theory (link)

  • Self-determination theory (link)