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Added by Eileen Lennon on September 20, 2016 at 1:22pm — No Comments

A Fresh Start

I've moved to a new middle school this year. I tell my sixth grade students that I'm just like them; I have no idea where the bathrooms are either. It's a fresh start for me, so I need to step back and really reflect. 

With technology constantly changing, I always need to look at my curriculum and decide if what I'm teaching is still relevant for today's students. Some lessons I've taught for years, like how to format paragraphs and create tabs, but most lessons have…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on September 20, 2016 at 1:21pm — No Comments

GENERAL OR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH PAPER: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

These two research papers differ in terms of format and structure. The field, the level of expertise, and assignment instructions determine which one you write.

A General Research Paper

This format is appropriate for writing in the humanities. Logical arrangement and critical analysis help readers to understand your deductions. A general research paper contains three main sections -- an introduction, body paragraphs, and a conclusion. You also need to consider if…

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Added by Kay Daya on September 20, 2016 at 4:16am — No Comments

Learning Online: The Changing Framework Of Education And Human Development

The scenario of education is changing rapidly. Traditional learning is being transformed into active learning, physical classrooms are emerging as smart classrooms, the study materials are being upgraded with all the latest information and evaluated by globally acclaimed educators. The mindset of today’s learners is changing at a rapid pace. This is the framework of modern-day educational ecosystem.…

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Added by Mark William on September 13, 2016 at 2:17am — No Comments

Teachers' Perceptions of Action Research in Schools

Are you a teacher?  If not, do you know any PK-12 teachers?  We want to know what teachers think about the use of action research in schools!  Please participate in this 5-minute nationwide survey, http://goo.gl/MU4Q9f, for a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift cardPlease distribute and share extensively with all of your teacher friends…

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Added by Dr. Craig A. Mertler on September 2, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments

How can schools protect students vulnerable data: top tips

Looking after the data of students has become a more and more difficult task for schools over time. The influx of different devices and ways to connect to the internet has only complicated the matter, particularly for those who were not raised computer-literate. However, the duty is on the school to provide this protection, so it is important to be familiar with the best practices in this sector.…

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Added by Alicia Mayson on September 1, 2016 at 7:20am — No Comments

5 Crucial Resume Writing Tips for Graduates

Do you know where your job search process should start? A job search process should start when you are still in the college! Does it sound ridiculous? Do you think you will have no time for it? Nonsense! Just make the first step and create a substantial foundation for your future career. Your first step should lie in the resume writing. The sooner you produce a…

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Added by LysaLover32 on August 31, 2016 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Innovation in Education is Overrated

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As a society, we place a premium on innovators and entrepreneurs. They are admired, or for some revered in Business, Politics, and even Education. The reason for that bias is that innovators and entrepreneurs are scarce commodities. Most people are employees and not entrepreneurs. There is nothing wrong with that. Most people follow trends; they don’t start them. There is nothing wrong with that. Few people lead while most…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on August 20, 2016 at 9:55am — No Comments

5 places to acquire new knowledge in

To be modern today means to study online everything that's possible. Programming, design, art, law and many other things. I would like to propose you 5 most popular sites to study. You can spend your evenings practicing programming or creating outstanding stuff for your home. 



1. Codecademy.com



Codecademy is an online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages such as Python, JavaScript, Ruby and different…

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Added by Walter Hurley on August 16, 2016 at 5:57am — 2 Comments

4 Steps to make your profile pic look really professional

When I first added logos to my profile picture, I just simply did it in Preview on a mac. It was effortless. Once people saw my profile sporting my nifty badges to show off my accomplishments, everyone wanted to know how to do this and I wanted to help. Since not everyone has a Mac I put together these handy directions to use on any device. I used Lunapic, a free online photo editor.

 

Step 1:  Upload your photo into…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on August 6, 2016 at 10:01pm — 1 Comment

Writing with iPad: Portable and Practical for Students and Professionals

iPad: An Effective Tool for Writing

 

Writers tend to be habitual folks.…

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Added by Kurtis Brase on August 4, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Online Degree Courses To Pave A Way To Better Future For The Students

Need a sure-fire way to success? Then online degree courses might be your thing. Millions of self-motivated learners are banking on e-Learning to get their desired degrees and pave the way to a brighter career.

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The popularity of online learning is becoming more…

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Added by Mark William on August 2, 2016 at 3:39am — No Comments

Teaching in China

Dear Teacher colleagues,

I am working with a company in Beijing that is hiring teachers who are native English speakers to teach a humanities curriculum to very small classes (4-6 students). Shang Learning works with students in Beijing who wish to attend boarding high schools and colleges in the United States.

Compensation is very competitive. This is a great chance to live and work in Beijing and to work with great kids on a rigorous curriculum.

Please contact me with…

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Added by Chris McEnroe on August 1, 2016 at 8:18am — No Comments

8 Awesome Tips to Your First Resume Writing

A person creating their first resume can look for tips. The resume is a presentation of the person’s skills in written format. It can show the applicant's abilities and their potential to be successful at a certain job. The purpose of the resume is to give the person an opportunity to gain an interview and move further along in the job application…

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Added by Sylvia Giltner on July 28, 2016 at 7:07am — No Comments

Here are 10 Methods That Help to Improve Essay Writing Skills

Essay writing is a serious business. Some of us just write essays as an assignment for school or college and some want to be great writers and create essays to practice their skills and deliver some work. No matter that the initial reason is, writing essays is a skill that everyone needs to have and to develop. If you believe that you are not yet a guru or creating quality essays, the following methods are for you.

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Added by Alyce Fabel on July 26, 2016 at 3:59pm — No Comments

The Road That Should Not Be Taken

I remember way back in the 70’s, I think it was Time magazine that came out with an article listing the most difficult jobs in America. I remember it because at the top of that list was the job of an eighth grade English teacher. Time based its list on the number of decisions an individual had to make on the…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on July 26, 2016 at 2:28pm — No Comments

Tips on Choosing University

Most people want to continue studying at college after they graduate from school. College enables all students to improve their knowledge in studying about special lesson during at school. Besides, you can also expand and train yourself to master one study program in college so you will be able to look for a new job easily. However, you should be smart in…

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Added by Mary Isom on July 21, 2016 at 4:50am — 1 Comment

5 Ways How Students Can Find Useful Resources For Writing Scientific Research

University students can look for different ways to find sources for scientific research. While attending college there can be many required assignments that will entail locating pertinent data sources. All types of students will usually be expected to complete some sort of scientific research. Even if they choose not major in a science related degree they most likely…

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Added by Dante Munnis on July 12, 2016 at 12:36pm — 1 Comment

Is Edu Connected Collaboration Just Whistling In The Wind?

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Like many people my first foray into the virtual world of connectedness was through Facebook. I connected with family and friends. This led me to consider making some professional connections out of necessity. I began my connected collaboration as an educator over a decade ago. I realized as an adult learner that I learned best through collaboration and that collaboration could only take place if I was in some way connected…

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Added by Thomas Whitby on July 9, 2016 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to Manage Effectively Your Time being a College Student

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…

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Added by Dante Munnis on June 22, 2016 at 4:33am — 1 Comment

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