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AI has never been so close

Dear colleagues, As an English teacher, I can not but share with you a brilliant and smart artificial intelligence tool that is going to be…

Started by Leona Hinton

0 Jun 21, 2017

Education - On

The question on education is lost in the torrent of information suggested to us. We just cannot get enough of the news. So educators, if we…

Started by Rose Scott

0 Mar 17, 2017

Is your school engaging in blended learning?

Dear Colleagues, Over the summer, I have been working with the Clayton Christensen Institute, a non-profit institution conducting research…

Started by Scott Johns

1 Oct 7, 2016
Reply by Leesa Johnson

Free SIS/LMS software for K-12 Schools

Alma recently launched its new SIS/LMS software system for K-12 schools. The platform consolidates school, classroom and information manage…

Started by Rebecca Howard

0 Mar 31, 2014

Classroom management ideas for students with EBD

I have many questions about how I can manage a classroom with students with EBD. The first of many is, what are some classroom management s…

Started by Kirsten Barone

1 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Teresa Conley

Technology in the Art Room

How can we continue to support creativity while incorporating technology in the art room. http://www.ipadartroom.com/apps-lessons/

Started by Gabrielle Frohock

2 Feb 18, 2014
Reply by Oscar Marin

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

New Practice Test Resource for Teachers and Students

Varsity Tutors recently released a free, online assessment system called Varsity Learning Tools. The resource offers over 10,000 assessment…

Started by Rebecca Howard

0 Oct 7, 2013

The David Griffith Live Conversation: Education Policy and Funding

On Wednesday, September 12th, members of the EDU PLN Ning and participants of #Edchat had the opportunity to join David Griffith in a live…

Started by Shelly Terrell

1 Oct 3, 2012
Reply by Dorothy Hastings

Education Business Expert Required by LJ Create in New York

Just a quick post to let you all know that LJ Create, the global STEM education and training resource development company, has a vacancy fo…

Started by Daren Pickering

0 Mar 20, 2012

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Classification is a rhetorical style that, in essay format, takes a whole and splits it up into parts and then places the divided information into various categories. While you may see this rhetorical style used within a single paragraph, it’s not uncommon to write an entire essay using a classification format.A classification essay combines two different techniques. First, you would divide a complex and difficult topic into subtopics for clarity and explanation purposes. Next, you would…See More
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A Ph.D. is the terminal degree for some fields, and it prepares graduates for faculty and research positions at universities. Earning a Ph.D. requires advanced coursework, examinations and a dissertation analyzing original research. This article discusses what must be done to obtain a Ph.D.The first step in the journey toward completing a doctoral degree is to obtain an undergraduate degree. For the best start, choose a bachelor’s degree program at a regionally accredited university.…See More
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Writer’s block is a term you’ve probably heard often. The amazing and confusing thing about writer’s block is that people apply the term to drastically different experiences. For many, “writer’s block” means a frustrating but temporary stall in their progress. For some authors, though, the phrase looms nightmarishly large and describes a recurring and debilitating struggle to move ideas from their mind to the page.Under the pressure of deadlines, almost everyone—from students to professors to…See More
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