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March 2015 Blog Posts (8)

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 — 2 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

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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

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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

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