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Final Term Exam Preparation for Math Gets Accelerated in Online Tutoring Environment!

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…

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Added by Jim Marshall on April 24, 2015 at 9:45am — No Comments

The Importance of Andragogy in Education

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…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on April 13, 2015 at 11:02pm — No Comments

Steps To Begin Learning Algebra

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.…

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Added by John Marsh on April 9, 2015 at 5:30am — No Comments

Need for practical MBA at B-schools in India

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.



The…

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Added by Tim Scott on April 9, 2015 at 12:00am — No Comments

Do Educators Eat Their Young?

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…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on March 31, 2015 at 1:15pm — No Comments

Academic Rigor

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…

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Added by Darla Nicole Zooberg on March 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

Finland schools: Subjects scrapped and replaced with 'topics' as country reforms its education system

With Finland radically reforming the way its children are taught, Richard Garner visits Helsinki to find out if the teachers approve

Original paper link:…

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Added by Michel Boustani on March 22, 2015 at 2:53pm — 2 Comments

Are You a Knowledge Worker?

00 2015 Knowledge Worker

Image courtesy by Eccentex


Are you a Knowledge Worker[i]?

 “In a matter of decades,…

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Added by Michel Boustani on March 20, 2015 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Ielts Coaching Online

(IELTS)…

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Added by Denisha joley on March 20, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

5 reasons to us digital billboard for advertising your brand

Digital billboards are everywhere these days. They look like large screen television screens and are mostly seen along the side of the roads, outside shopping malls, at traffic signals, outside schools, restaurants, shops, and other public places. If you are thinking whether you should go for digital billboard or conventional billboards for advertising your new or existing range of products and services, check out the…

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Added by sherry wilson on March 20, 2015 at 2:00am — No Comments

6 E-learning trends to watch for in 2015

There's no doubt about it – e-learning is on the rise. There are more online learning options available than ever and traditional classroom formats are willing to incorporate new technologies into their curricula. Just like any other learning type, e-learning is susceptible to trends and fashions. What's in store for this innovative learning method in 2015? Here are the top six trends to observe this year.

1. Big Data

Among the many sectors benefiting from big data…

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Added by Kelly Smith on March 11, 2015 at 4:38am — 2 Comments

Three “do nots” of digital marketing

There are many ways to advertise to your customers, and you should probably diversify and hit most of them. However, if you are only going to pick one of them, make sure you use digital marketing. In this day and age, people go online to find everything they need and want. They search the internet for new products and services to use, and it is easier than ever to find out whether or not your friends recommend a product. This is why it is so important to focus on digital marketing. But there…

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Added by kesha miller on March 9, 2015 at 12:38am — No Comments

Where have the real people of influence gone?

00 Humain_Techno

Illustrations: University of Missouri


“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift

and the rational…

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Added by Michel Boustani on February 27, 2015 at 8:47am — No Comments

A Glimpse into the Future of Education

Added by Michel Boustani on February 27, 2015 at 8:34am — 8 Comments

Education: Digital CitizenShip, CyberSecurity by Gust MEES

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My blog is made for ===> LEARNing To LEARN <=== about ===> #digcit #DigitalCitizenShip #Privacy #InternetSafety #CyberSecurity #ICT #Awareness #CriticalTHINKing #ProactiveTHINKing <=== for #EDUcation #EDUcators #TEACHers #Students AND #Parents.

Check it, please ===> Education: Digital CitizenShip, CyberSecurity by Gust MEES

If…

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Added by Gust MEES on February 18, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

What’s a Twitter Chat?

There are now hundreds of Education Twitter chats taking place around the world at almost any time of day or night. To follow any chat in real time all one needs is the hashtag (#). The hashtag is the key to the chat. Using TweetDeck, Hootsuite, or some other third party application it is easy to create a column that will follow only the hash tagged tweets of the chat. That will focus on and deliver each of the tweets in the chat in the order that they are posted.

Of course in a chat…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on February 18, 2015 at 12:26pm — No Comments

Admins: A Plan to Consider

Almost daily someone comes out with a plan to do something different in education to make some progress in reforming the system. Most of these changes require that teachers or students make the change. The truth is that until we change the culture, there will be little change in the system.

In thinking about how we approach, analyze and evaluate things, it seemed to me that the people held most accountable were the students and the teachers. They were the most visible and easily…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on February 11, 2015 at 3:54pm — No Comments

Teaching in China

Dear Teacher colleagues,

I am working with a company in Beijing that is hiring teachers who are native English speakers to teach a humanities curriculum to very small classes (4-6 students). Shang Learning works with students in Beijing who wish to attend boarding high schools and colleges in the United States.

Compensation is very competitive. This is a great chance to live and work in Beijing and to work with great kids on a rigorous curriculum.

Please contact me with…

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Added by Chris McEnroe on February 3, 2015 at 8:28pm — No Comments

National Readathon Day

As if I needed an excuse to curl up with a good book.

I've been reading voraciously since a young age. On my first trip to the library I came home with 21 books. I couldn't believe they were letting me take home books to read and all I had to do was promise to bring them back when I was done. I knew then that I lived in a great country. I average a trip to the library once a month to this day.

The first chapter book that I fell in love with was The…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on January 24, 2015 at 3:37pm — 1 Comment

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