THE ROLE OF THE GRAPHIC METHOD IN SOLVING ARITHMETIC PROBLEMS AND STIMULATING THE STUDENTS’ CREATIVITY

Abstract The teacher should stimulate the student to think, make efforts of abstract inner personal reflection, undertake mental actions of research and truth discovery, elaborate new knowledge, thus overcoming the threshold of concrete-sensorial, intuitive actions in solving Arithmetic problems. This article aims at highlighting the relevance of using the graphic method in stimulating the students’ Read More …

CARING – COMMON AXIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLE IN EDUCATION AND MEDICINE

Abstract Caring is fundamental for all human activities, including professional ones. The concept that describes most accurately the care offered in the public domain is ethical care. Despite the differences between the practices of the two domains, medicine and teaching, there are also similarities from the perspective of the act of caring. Both are cognitive, Read More …

THE ROLE OF STORIES IN THE STUDENTS’ PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

Abstract From a theoretical perspective, the research is meant to provide a synthesis of the main aspects concerning the students’ psychosocial development by means of stories: definition and analysis of psychosocial development; highlighting the correlation between cognitive development and psychosocial development; illustrating the stages of psychological and psychosocial development; the formative-educational functions of stories in Read More …

NEW PERSPECTIVES UPON TRAINING ROMANIAN MOTHER-TONGUE TEACHERS

Abstract The purpose of this study is that of delineating and analyzing the framework for the training of Romanian mother-tongue teachers starting from the distinction between various levels of performing their training. The contemporary educational, cultural, economic, and political context (national as well as international) has imposed a new view upon the issue of teaching Read More …

THE IMPACT OF FORMAL EARLY CHILDHOOD CARE AND EDUCATION ON THE COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT AND ACADEMIC POTENTIAL OF CHILDREN IN MADAGASCAR: A LITERATURE REVIEW

Abstract In Madagascar, formal systems of Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) are in the early stages of development, mostly as a result of international declarations and efforts of non-governmental organizations, drawing mostly from research findings of studies in developed countries. Reviewing research that investigates the impact of ECCE on cognitive development and school readiness Read More …