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Calculus is a branch of mathematics. Most of the students struggle in calculus. Students must be a master in pre calculus before they move on to the calculus. Pre calculus is the study of basics of calculus. Pre calculus deals with all basics of algebra I and II and basics of trigonometry. It covers limits, conic section, logarithm, vectors, etc. Pre calculus covers only the small amount of calculus concepts. Pre calculus may be difficult for many students, but there are some steps which…

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Trigonometry is a branch of mathematics. It is a central of mathematics. Trigonometry is all about the relation between the sides and angles of the triangles. The father of the trigonometry is “Hipparchus” introduce first trigonometry table. Trigonometry is the subject which is easy to understand if approach in a right manner. Go through the article to understand the basic concepts.…

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Educational social software: The use of social network sites for teaching and learning

by LeNoue, Marvin Dale, Ph.D., NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, 2012, 271 pages; 3499866

My dissertation is available here:

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Some students are good at solving math equations and arithmetic problems, but they still struggle with word problems. The hardest thing about the word problem is taking English words and translating them into mathematical equations. Word problem required excellent reading and translating skill. Sometimes its easy to find which math is involved in the problem, but figuring out the actual equation is hard to understand. To help you solve word problems, some easy steps are given…

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There is a tabloid magazine called the National Inquirer, or is it Enquirer?

Their tag line was, "Inquiring minds need to know." or was it enquiring?

Nevertheless, before I digress towards distress there are a couple of prevailing thoughts I'd like to address.…

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Completing an assignment is not an easy job, particularly for school going students. They have a busy schedule. Completing assignment on time can affects grade in the exam. Assignment can be a fun if approach in a right way. Writing a math assignment is nothing but improving math skills. Here are some steps to complete math assignment.…

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As an EFL teacher and trainer, some of my roles are to guide, teach, re-teach, remind, and share what I think is helpful to my students/trainees in their learning and development process. I am also aware of the significance of life-long learning so that I can continue in my career as an effective and up-to-date teacher/trainer. However, since my daughter turned two, I have also realized how important it is also to refresh what I think I already know and no longer spend much time pondering what… Continue

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Curriculum plans are child-initiated programs that primarily aim at developing a well rounded environment that can support child learning. Designing a toddler development program gives children a chance to participate in selecting the content they want to learn.

Properly understanding the children being cared for is an integral step necessary for developing a rewarding curriculum plan. Do your part by keeping a record of your…

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Music is all around us - from the radio to movies to simply riding in an elevator. And it's not just adults that recognize and benefit from music, but children too!

Music helps kids develop socially, physically and mentally - allowing the brain to form connections needed for almost every kind of intelligence. Musical benefits include:

- Boosts Brain Power - Music stimulates the parts of the brain related to reading, math and emotional development.
- Improves…

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When newly graduated high school students or students who have been away from school for a while come to college, I have found that they are not “college-ready” to read, take notes, and study. As a college professor, I started to teach not only through the written word in an online course but through animated videos that I created script for with interactive graded exercises that students could work with 24/7. I continued this approach in my face to face classes. It allowed both learning…

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**Introduction**

High school students are not guaranteed success in college when they have completed college-preparatory courses (Conley, p. 4). Preparation for the graduate would come from their high schools’ curriculum that would: (a) more precisely measure student academic progress; (b) observe the methods states, districts, schools, principals, and teachers are educating students; and (c) observe teachers’ refocusing their educating styles (DOE, 2010 p. 8). In high…

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**Introduction**

As an educator responsible for integrating technology into the curriculum, I have found that information literacy is the ability to learn a process and develop it into a way that the individual could use to help them answer research questions (Mounter, 2008). This learning activity could be based on eight statements: “1 . What do I know about this?; 2. What is the task?; 3. How many ideas can I think of?; 4. What is the best idea?; 5. Let's do it!; 6. How…

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You have trouble to finish your homework? You feel bored to finish your homework? This article will give some easy steps to get your homework done fast and efficient way. The school can give you knowledge, but if you really want to score good grades, then homework is the best way. Homework is nothing but the part of your math practice. If you do your homework same day, then the concepts will be fresh in mind. Go through this article and find the easy tips to get your homework done.…

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Dazzled & excited by the array of shiny new apps & gadgets anyone into ed tech is using, I had a look at screencasting and immediately faced a few questions:

1. How do I keep my voiceover focused & coherent?

2. Aren't YouTube videos, some professionally produced, way better than my screencasts?

3. What actually is the difference between standing in front of a whiteboard, pausing, drawing circles etc and showing a pre-annotated screencast?

I get that one can… Continue

1. How do I keep my voiceover focused & coherent?

2. Aren't YouTube videos, some professionally produced, way better than my screencasts?

3. What actually is the difference between standing in front of a whiteboard, pausing, drawing circles etc and showing a pre-annotated screencast?

I get that one can… Continue

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In high school English, mathematics, and science courses, students have not been taught how to research ideas, interpret their findings, and then explain how the findings relate to their assignment. As I see students walking into my Undergraduate Freshman college classroom, after taking the Accuplacer Exam, they quickly show me why they scored so low. Their high school teachers did not equip them with skills necessary…

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Many students and parents say improving math grades need hard work. Being a smart worker also you can improve your grades. Math is the only subject in which you can score 100%. You can improve your math grades by following these simple 10 steps.…

Added by John Marsh on March 12, 2014 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Well, if you watched the Academy Awards last week, you witnessed the global impact that social media has in the world. Ellen DeGeneres was able to take a picture of a group of actors that, in the first half hour of it being posted, was re-tweeted 700,000 times, which temporarily knocked Twitter off the Internet. It has now become the number one tweet of all time. That is one example of the effect that social media is continuing to have in countries around the…

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Many students find math difficult that is because they have difficulty with learning and understanding math formula. There are many fields in mathematics containing bunch of formula.

**There are some steps to learn math formula.**

1. **Start with Arithmetic:** Arithmetic is the first branch of the mathematics. It have addition, subtraction,…

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