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When I began teaching digital citizenship in 2010 it was an innocent time. We were only worried about the students believing all websites were real. I directed students to The Dog Island website, where you could pack up your dog in a crate and send him off for a week long romp on a beach. The site was very believable; pictures of the dogs, and even information about how to ship your dog. There’s other sites too; you can learn…Continue
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How can you get your little one to listen to you? This is probably the most common question we we hear from parents all over the globe. Children have a on their minds, from the newest computer game, to the soccer tryouts to chemistry test. Toddlers are busy exploring the…Continue
Added by Silvia Watson on December 16, 2017 at 12:47am — No Comments
Horse riding is a very peaceful pass-time, horseback riding can provide a way by which you can train a remarkable animal and also explore sceneries around you, or become engaged in various competitions, races, and shows. You can be a novice or even a lifetime horse-rider, but in this article, you will learn some tips which are guaranteed to make your riding more enjoyable.
Added by Silvia Watson on December 7, 2017 at 7:56am — No Comments
Today’s modern world demands minds able to think deeply and well, so the capacity of America’s learners in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas is critical. The US Department of Education has responded with programs designed to support STEM learning opportunities. With…Continue
Added by Alexandra Grayson on December 7, 2017 at 7:26am — No Comments
I have parents coming into my classroom today asking how their child is doing in my class. They only have a 95, how can they get a higher grade?
This happens over and over again. I wonder why they're here. I don't think it's to make themselves feel better about how great their child is doing in school. I also don't think that they are very worried about the 95 not being a 98. I believe it's to show their child that they are fully invested in…
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Added by Melanie Bradford on November 28, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments
Taking some well-deserved time off? I hear you. Being an academic is hard work. There are the classes, the research, but most of all there is the publish or perish mentality which has taken over at most of the big universities out there. This can be incredibly stressful.
More importantly, however, it often means that academics –…Continue
Added by Shannon Jones on November 28, 2017 at 12:25pm — No Comments
From a NYCSchoolsTech Facebook discussion, teachers offered their best practices on how to manage today's classroom. Here's what we shared.
Whether you are looking for a school for yourself or for your child, it’s always hard to decide on which institution is best suited for your needs. There are so many choices to consider even without thinking about public or private schools as different entities.
However, if you take a look at any student testimonials and pay closer attention to what they have to say, the differences are quite huge indeed. What are some of the most notable differences between public and private schools…Continue
Added by Kathleen Wallace on November 20, 2017 at 9:02am — No Comments
Choosing the type of education that suits your interests and talents can be difficult in this day and age. The sheer number of options at our disposal is staggering, not to mention the ability to completely skip academic studies and opt for online learning instead.
But what are the differences between learning something online and learning it in a college environment? Besides the obvious difference that comes from their names, what are some of the most essential and useful points to…Continue
Added by Alaine Gordon on November 13, 2017 at 6:22am — No Comments
All over the internet, you can find the variety of solutions about increasing the productivity of aspect of your life. And they are quite different from each other for some reason. The term productivity has various meanings according to your occupancy as well as your hobbies. In this article, you will find some examples to illustrate this thesis. Some people are willing to increase the productivity of their business by optimizing various processes. For the business owners, an optimization…Continue
Added by Colin Conner on November 7, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
US colleges are accepting more foreign students than ever before, according to the Institute of International Education. According to this report, approximately one million foreign students gained education in the US during 2014-2015, which is an increase of 10% when compared to the previous year.…Continue
Added by Barry Ilagan on November 7, 2017 at 8:24am — No Comments
There is probably next to no people there who haven’t heard about Millennials, but as attention seeking as they might have been, they are old news. Sociologists and generational experts are spreading the new name: Generation Z.
Generation Z has arrived at the stage and demands to be heard and seen. This new generation is quite young, yet it feels like already they…Continue
Added by Michael Yarbrough on November 1, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
You may need a great deal of knowledge when you try to make the right path through school and higher education, but one ability that you truly ought to target is that of creating papers. For your class where you don’t must compose one or more essay can be uncommon in fact. What’s a lot more, they typically case disproportionately to the score you walk away with.
On that basis, just about any steps that can directly help you composing far better papers will likely be beneficial. As a…Continue
Added by Kathleen Wallace on October 23, 2017 at 9:55am — No Comments
The debate surrounding whether you should do your homework or not has been active for decades. And one that has not yielded any concrete answers. There are some who believe that looking for someone to do my homework is a waste of time because it does not contribute to a student’s academic development. Others use science to thwart this belief by saying that doing homework…Continue
Added by Sydney Whitman on October 23, 2017 at 4:47am — No Comments
But what exactly are aspirations? They are projections into the future for a better life and for success. Aspirations may be individual or shared. They occupy the space of conscious intentions – the important space between dreams for an idealized future and enterprise which is about taking action and making concrete plans. Aspirations are a potent force for change not only in…Continue
Added by Gwen Barret on October 23, 2017 at 3:48am — No Comments
AMA (American Medical Association) referencing is a kind of system that enables academic writers to demonstrate where another author’s work has added to or supported a thesis or hypothesis inside their work. The AMA referencing style was planned by the American Medical Association particularly for use in their publications. The style is currently…Continue
Added by Julia Morison on October 2, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
You have a great lesson planned for today, and the internet is down. Your supervisor is lurking in the doorway, you can just smell the observation coming. What do you do?
You teach your kids how to create hyperlinks with just PowerPoint or Google Slides!
Here’s my plan.
Begin the lesson with having the students create the first slide, a “Table of Contents” sort of slide. Mine looks like this.…
Added by Eileen Lennon on September 21, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments
“Happy New Year” wishes normally come for everyone around the beginning of January every year. Only if you are a teacher or a student do you appreciate this wish twice a year – early January and early September, when schools start, at least in Greece! And, if you are a teacher, new years always begin in September and last until the end of August, every time! That is when you make sure you have re-arranged your home desk, bookcase and…Continue
Added by Vivi Hamilou on September 4, 2017 at 12:34am — No Comments