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What is your main motivation for social networking?

I am reviewing the landscape of professional development tools. It seems Facebook is now the lead when it comes to social networking based…

Started by Or-Tal Kiriati

4 Jan 28, 2017
Reply by Roger Katz

Seeking participants for research on PLN and L2 teacher professional development

Hello, I hope you are all having a great day.  My name is Mika Mokko and I am a fourth year doctoral candidate at Indiana University.  For…

Started by Mika Mokko

0 Jun 19, 2015

Portland, OR: Breakthrough Behavior Management Professional Development Workshop for Teachers and Counselors

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immed…

Started by Ruth Herman Wells

0 Nov 5, 2014

Seattle, WA: Breakthough Strategies To Reach Troubled Students for Teachers and Principals

Got Problem Kids? Here's your Problem Student Problem-Solver Conference. You name the problems and this workshop delivers hundreds of immed…

Started by Ruth Herman Wells

0 Nov 5, 2014

Importance of Early Education for Your Child.

Once Nelson Mandela said that, Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. Only education has the power to…

Started by Lynda Way

4 Dec 1, 2013
Reply by Esra Robinson

How can you make your child succeed in their studies?

While we, as parents, understand how valuable an education is, it is an abstract concept to a child. Because of this, it becomes very diffi…

Started by Dorothy Hastings

2 Nov 26, 2013
Reply by Phillip Morgan

What are the most common parenting challenges on raising a Child?

Being a parent is an extremely rewarding experience and is considered to be one of the greatest accomplishments a person can achieve, but i…

Started by Dorothy Hastings

5 Nov 4, 2013
Reply by Sergey Semenyuk

At what age the kids can start a preschool education?

It there any age binding for preschool admission procedure? Is it essential that a child must have had his/her second birthday in order to…

Started by Dorothy Hastings

2 Sep 10, 2013
Reply by Lynda Way

iPads that make your day easier.

What types of apps do you use to make your teaching life easier?   I'm teaching a professional development class and I'd love to share some…

Started by Jeffrey Bradbury

2 Dec 21, 2011
Reply by Richard Wood

Appraisal Systems

Are any teachers part of a really good appraisal system and if so what makes it so good,  I am looking at researching appraisals for a univ…

Started by Carl Lidstone

0 Mar 19, 2010

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Teachers are busy people. They usually have enough time to go through the lectures and leave space fordiscussions at the end of the class. When it comes to teaching essay writing, however, they don’t have enough spacein their program.They will explain what the essay structure is supposed to look like. They will assign a topic. And that’s it. Thestudent is left under a huge pressure to figure out the essay writing process.As parents, we’re responsible to make this easier on our kids. This…See More
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The lack of social and emotional skills can lead to burnout. Unfortunately, it’s not easy to develop theseskills. No one taught us these skills when we were kids. We also didn’t know that they’re vital in our adultlife and they can be developed.Schools are just starting to understand how emotions can affect students’ way of learning and overall well-being. Thus, students who were lucky enough to have compassionate teachers growing up have been trainedto develop gratitude and compassion. These…See More
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