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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…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
Dear Colleagues! 1 September is coming soon. I've made infographics in this regard.
Added by Nanacy Lin on August 30, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
I recently earned my Google Level 2 Certification, and it felt great, but I'm just as proud earning my Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Badge for this year too. I like to say that I'm bilingual: I speak Google and Office. Both prove I met certain requirements, but they proved it in different ways.
You can earn your Google Certification anytime you want, just pay the $25 and…
Added by Eileen Lennon on August 29, 2017 at 5:14pm — No Comments
Most of us have heard about blending learning. Many even use it in their teaching practice. Still, some confuse blending learning with other concepts such as technology-rich classrooms or online classrooms.
To distinguish these concepts, I’ll give the definition of blending learning. Blending learning – is a mix of face-to-face teaching with online learning, thus students conduct part of their learning in school and the other part online.
Now it’s time to tell you about…Continue
How does it feel to have someone talk bad about you? There are two things I dislike a gossip and snakes. In my opinion, these two are related in some way or the other. A snake hides it self into spaces and can…Continue
Added by Molly Gebauer on July 27, 2017 at 2:42pm — No Comments
Added by Eileen Lennon on July 25, 2017 at 12:18pm — No Comments
So, I took the Google Certified Level 2 Exam last year and failed it by 4 points. That stung.
I was embarrassed, I pouted, and felt sorry for myself. (Yes, my life is a living hell.)
But after a few hours, I got over myself and realized that this is a real learning experience. I thought about what failing feels like to my students. Do they feel the way I do when they fail?
The difference between their tests and mine was…Continue
As a childcare training professional, you already understood the importance of understanding kids. Kids have varying personalities and learning abilities so you must know how you can deal with them properly. Since you'll be teaching kids, you understand how particular children learn faster including the right materials you need to use.
Children need all the important tasks you need to understand various teaching materials that you can use for teaching kids. The following are some of…Continue
Added by Juan Blake Koss on July 20, 2017 at 6:24am — No Comments
Anybody who's ever undertaken a creative project and can'ts for help in it, in any capacity will know what it's like to hit a wall - not physically hit a wall, there's not much logic in that and you're likely to break a hand! The metaphorical creative wall also known as a block or a rut.
The place you get to just after you've settled yourself into a false…Continue
Added by Juan Blake Koss on July 19, 2017 at 10:30am — No Comments
I have long been a guest blogger for Edutopia, which has been both a challenge and an honor. I have always found it challenging to be provocative in promoting change in education in a blog post, while remaining positive in tone. That overriding positive tone however is one constant in Edutopia posts that engenders loyalty, trust and a reliance from about a million followers who want to know more about education. To have my work read and appreciated by that vast audience is…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on July 17, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments