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The old saying goes that time is money and that rings true for some people, but not for the unemployed, who statistically have fewer chances of having money. They mostly have nothing but time in their hands, literally. How is time money for them then? But that is beside the point. What is time for the college student? It is greatness, it is volunteering, it is a party, it is learning, it is getting a girlfriend/boyfriend, it is growing. Essentially, time is what one makes it. Given all the…Continue
What does it really take a student to write an essay even with the teacher’s detailed guidelines? Your explanation is just one try to help a student understand academic writing secrets. But it’s not enough because writing an essay depends not on a talent exceptionally. Hence, even using your tips a student will face his long writer’s block and…Continue
Writing is definitely not for everybody. It is a fact. It is often an extremely hard job, but at the same time it can bring you a lot of benefits. Expressing yourself through writing can be wonderful and could serve to expand your experience, imagination and communication skills.
Because writing could be considered as a synthesis of many different set of…Continue
Why should teachers join a PLN? Read this article and comment on how a PLC has been effective for you.
Added by Katie Sheehan on June 16, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments
The school system in Norway is a very contradictory topic among those who faced it directly. Most often outraged accustomed to strict discipline, control and detailed study of each subject. While parents decide what are the pros and cons of European schools and what each child needs, we try to look at the system of education in Norway through the eyes of an outside…Continue
Students often complain of teachers: evaluation of the scores is unfair, lectures are dull and dry, the explanation is unclear, etc. And if there is a perfect teacher? What is important for students?
Well, if we take into account that the students - it is very funny and interesting people, it can be assumed that for them the perfect teacher is a person…Continue
Added by Amelia Bennett on June 16, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments
Institutions imparting higher education are being buoyed up to adopt online learning to meet the students' need, by the rapidly rising number of learners who are enrolling in online learning courses throughout the world. A recent research organised by the Babson Survey Research Group on online education in the United States, shows that more than 5.8 million, 5,828,826 to be precise, students are engaged in…Continue
Added by Mark William on June 16, 2016 at 3:34am — No Comments
Although formal education is generally understood as training and skill-building for future careers, it is also a treasure trove of experience for post-graduate interviews. The general college curriculum develops students’ ability to interact with colleagues, improve their language proficiency, develop their research skills, and many others. If used correctly, those…Continue
Added by Dante Munnis on June 13, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments
There's no doubt about it: we live in the age of technology. We have learned to do things more quickly, more efficiently, and more conveniently. Our lives are made easier and we are able to accomplish more in less time. This "information age" has infiltrated most every part of our lives and it's difficult to imagine life without the Internet, computers, smartphones,…Continue
Added by Ethan Dunwill on June 13, 2016 at 8:34am — No Comments
The sun is peaking over the horizon, coffee is buzzing through your system and you’ve only got a little time left before your professor gets up and starts grading those essays. Fortunately, you’re nearly done. Just those last few lines and you’ll be golden.
So time to turn your mind to zero, let your eyes go slightly cross-eyed and type whatever comes to mind, right?
Conclusions are your last chance to make an impression, your last chance to convince,…Continue
Cheating has always been a problem, with people will go to extraordinary lengths to make sure they do better than they could on their own. In India, for example, in one state children’s parents climbed the outside of the school building in order to pass notes to their kids.
The problem is, these kind of obvious ways of cheating, where you could just put a…Continue
Added by Diana Beyer on June 13, 2016 at 5:33am — No Comments
Plagiarism is one of the plagues that have tormented teachers since the first school was opened. The motivation or cause behind it can be many: procrastination, lack of research skills, or even an attempt to sound smarter. But the consequence is always the same, copying some else’s words and signing them as if they were yours. And it can be from a book,…
Added by Diana Beyer on June 10, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments
Writing high-quality papers is a hard thing to do, especially in a foreign language.
Being an ESL student means honing four core skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing. While most people believe that writing doesn't affect the quality of life, they are…Continue
Added by Andrew Howe on June 10, 2016 at 2:16am — No Comments
There’s nothing more challenging and tricky than acquiring creative writing skills. You may ask how to get rid of that 'I-have-poor-skills-in-creative-writing' feeling and finally reach some progress. Well, some of our practical guides and activities below should help you out with this ‘creative’ issue and contribute to your improvement. The recommendations here can be handy to novice writers both and surely students to help them out with creative essays and tasks similar to that. In other…Continue
Added by LysaLover32 on June 9, 2016 at 11:44am — No Comments
The educational system in Japan.
The education of the individual in early childhood is extremely soft, children usually are not prohibited anything, and the most severe punishment - to hear a warning or disapproval of the mother if the actions of the child are dangerous or hurt the mother. Fundamentals of education in Japanese…Continue
Added by Regina Adams on June 8, 2016 at 5:01am — No Comments
I want to share an interesting article about data scaping that you might need in your business. The article below is mainly reprinted from here.
Nowadays, big data is not new to us. Some of us use big data almost everyday, but how to extract web data that is high-volume in a short…Continue
Added by Nora Choi on June 7, 2016 at 4:00am — No Comments
Studies around the world have revealed that the average age at which children start gambling, is 10 years. Children see Gambling regularly, almost every day in the shops, where the box office selling lottery tickets; go online and see here online slots free slot machines. Most often, children under the age of 18 are addicted to the…
Online education has been developing at breakneck speed for the last decade – after appearing as a sort of supplement to traditional learning procedures, it quickly evolved into an industry in and of itself. And it is understandable: when studying online you are not limited by nation, country or culture. People from all over the world get educational opportunities they couldn’t have dreamt about.
So how can I get a piece of this pie, you ask? How…Continue
Added by Melissa Burns on June 6, 2016 at 5:00am — No Comments
Reason 1. The child does not understand the material
Failures in school, poor understanding of the classes can be a very frustrating for a child. Grief can be so great that the child decides not to do homework and fully "cooled down" to them. It is not a secret that for many parents it is easier to do the task instead of the child, rather than…Continue
Added by Regina Adams on June 6, 2016 at 4:37am — No Comments
When I look at the use of educational technology, one of the issues that comes to mind is how a learning community can be strengthened in the use of technology to collaborate so as to positively affect professional development and then the outcome of learners. This issue is important because a well structured professional learning community is crucial to the success of all participants involved as this will determine whether it can effect a change in the beliefs and practices of the…Continue
Added by Elizabeth D. on June 4, 2016 at 4:23pm — No Comments