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The Internet has given us an access to thousands of online resources, including a great variety of educational ones. Owing to this both students and educators can get more helpful information and achieve greater results in a short period of time. The following article intends to feature 10…Continue
Added by Julie Petersen on May 25, 2015 at 11:19am — No Comments
Technology runs almost every area of our lives in various forms. We embrace technology not only at home, at work but even in schools. Incorporating new technologies into the classroom is the latest trend in this digital age. Thus, many educators have evolved their practice and now using new teaching…Continue
Leading change to help school practitioners embrace not only technology in teaching but in assessment, grading, and outcomes can be a challenge. Systemic, meaningful change from an environment of rote learning to the collaborative nature in a 1:1 environment can be met with resistance. With his experience as an implementation change agent, Dr. Dillon served as coach, mentor and guide for school leaders and School Improvement Teams embarking on this change.
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That means 3 out of 4 leadership programmes don’t provide leaders with the skills…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on May 19, 2015 at 10:15am — No Comments
Memorial Day is a national holiday reserved for honoring and remembering those who have served in the armed forces, especially those who have lost their lives while in the military and defending the United States.
This is also an opportunity to teach your kids about Memorial Day through patriotic themed activities. Here are four you can try on Memorial Day or even leading up to the holiday to teach them about the…Continue
Added by Dorothy Hastings on May 18, 2015 at 3:00am — No Comments
Even though you might have been a very good student in your high school, chances are that the strategies you might have adopted earlier, will fail during your college days, because the college exams are different game altogether. This is because; the college exams are highly competitive in nature,…Continue
Added by Jim Marshall on May 9, 2015 at 10:17pm — No Comments
Celebrating Mother's Day is an exciting time for a small child. Children are always looking for ways to let their mother know just how much they love her. The following five ideas are ideal for pre-schools and day care facilities who want to help the little ones show their appreciation to their mother for all that she does for them.
Let your children celebrate this Mother's Day. Check on ideas to make your mom happy this day.…Continue
For decades, schools have attempted to build and maintain this crucial bridge to lasting learning. …Continue
Added by Lee Araoz on May 4, 2015 at 8:04pm — No Comments
“If you are trying to decide among a few people to fill a position hire the best writer. It doesn't matter if the person is marketer, salesperson, designer, programmer, or whatever, their writing skills will pay off. That's because being a good writer is about more than writing clear writing. Clear writing is a sign of clear thinking. Great writers know how to communicate. They make things easy to understand. They can put themselves in someone else's shoes. They know what to omit. And those…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on May 1, 2015 at 3:30am — No Comments
The 2016 presidential election has already kicked off and several presidential hopefuls have already kicked off their campaign efforts. Hillary Clinton, is one of these hopefuls and she’s received some attention for her unusual choice of campaign car. It’s an armored Chevrolet Express. Her campaign car isn’t the first unusual one, however. Here’s a look at some other cars driven by past presidents and president hopefuls.
Though the president…
Added by lissa charney on April 27, 2015 at 11:43pm — No Comments
Being productive while working on a doctoral dissertation may sound like an oxymoron. PhD candidates always find “justified” reasons to procrastinate the completion of their projects for an indefinite time. If you want to go through this process successfully, you have to structure your…Continue
Added by Robert Morris on April 27, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments
Maya Angelou was right; "people will never forget how you made them feel".
When was the last time you read something and felt really worried or annoyed by it? Maybe it was a text, or an email? Perhaps a post on Facebook or a Tweet? Or even a blog? And reading it gave you an instant reaction. You might have felt angry, or frustrated, or thought to your self, “What a cheek”. You might even have laughed out loud. When did that last happened to you?
Added by Joyce Matthews on April 26, 2015 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Final term exams are in the offing and any student who is in the last quarter of school should face them with good preparation. Students find it difficult to concentrate on all topics and ace the final exams, since they have a tendency to procrastinate and also tend to cram over the exams.
Math especially could test students’ patience, since they need to be on the track and gain enough knowledge and insights to explore the subject. Not every time, students would be ready to be perfect…Continue
Added by Jim Marshall on April 24, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments
As educators one would expect that teachers and teacher/administrators should be experts on the best most effective and efficient methods of getting large groups of children to understand, learn, and use information responsibly to create more information. Theoretically, these educators have an understanding of pedagogy and methodology in order to accomplish these goals. I firmly believe most educators have these very skills to accomplish this with kids.
A question that haunts me…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on April 13, 2015 at 11:02pm — No Comments
On average, with the help of this article it takes 40-50 seconds to learn basic algebra. You may have heard that algebra is a difficult part of mathematics and its basics are applied in other part of mathematics. Now you do not have to worry about it here’s a steps which will help you to begin algebra basics in few minutes. Follow below given steps to begin algebra for sure you will make less mistakes in your algebra.…Continue
Added by John Marsh on April 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments
The increasing demand for MBA grads in India has resulted in the steep rise in the number of institutes offering management education. Today, in this competitive world, industries are demanding students with engineering and management knowledge due to stiff competition. B-schools in the country are focusing more on theory and less on practical experiences.
Added by Tim Scott on April 9, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments
Many years ago I read an article in Time Magazine where they attempted to select and rank the most difficult jobs in the US. The criterion that was used was based on the number of decisions that had to be made on that job in a single day. I was delighted and surprised to see that an Eighth Grade English Teacher position was ranked at the top of the list. As an eighth grade English teacher at the time, I felt both validated and appreciated. Of course, it was an article totally overlooked by…Continue
Academic rigor plays a vital role in providing our students with the highest quality of education. The following Prezi was designed as a reference for strategies that promote effective research-based instructional strategies based upon Robert Marzano's "Nine Instructional Strategies for Effective Teaching and Learning". How can you incorporate these strategies in your classroom to support student learning needs and improve student achievement?
The following link can be used to access…Continue
Added by Darla Nicole Zooberg on March 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
With Finland radically reforming the way its children are taught, Richard Garner visits Helsinki to find out if the teachers approve
Original paper link:…Continue