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May 2016 Blog Posts (8)

The Complete Guide: How to Deal with Plagiarism

How often do you talk with students about plagiarism? Is it always easy to explain them why should they write original papers and express their own thoughts? Do they understand how to cite sources and do a research?

The problem of plagiarism worried me for a while. I've tried different methods of…

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Added by Leona Hinton on May 31, 2016 at 10:44am — No Comments

6 Craft Ideas for Preschoolers This Memorial Day

Preschoolers enjoy patriotic activities just like everyone else. It’s an exciting experience that gives them the opportunity to learn the history of our country.



Happy Memorial Day



Here are 6 craft ideas for Memorial Day for preschoolers that they will find easy and love to do:



American Flag Painting



Use small craft pom-poms to dab red, white and blue paint onto paper. Using clothespins to hold the poms, dab each color paint in the shape of a… Continue

Added by Dorothy Hastings on May 30, 2016 at 4:47am — No Comments

MOOC: A Real Deal For The Advanced Learners

We are living in a generation where the need of education among the students are higher than ever. Today's students are thinking of competing in this 'global society'. And to do so they have a diverse range of educational need. To impart that much of education educators need to think beyond the traditional educational system and introduce an alternative platform that will quench student's desire.…

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Added by Mark William on May 27, 2016 at 3:13am — No Comments

Is Online Degree Course Enrollment The New Sensation?

How enticing will it be if an online learning institution offers online degree courses at one fifth of the cost of traditional collage or university? Or a degree, that is acquired by staying at home, which has the same valuation in relation to a degree obtained from a recognised traditional university? Believe it or not this is the future of education. Student and working professionals can earn a degree irrespective of his monetary issue or time management problem. That's why online learning…

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Added by Mark William on May 17, 2016 at 8:52am — 1 Comment

Some Guidelines for Writing Science Dissertations

Main entire body of dissertation ought in order to include 3 parts: analytical, theoretical as well as practical, which can easily be formed in 2-4 chapters.

Analytical portion should current author’s review of literature along with research works in his topic. Anyone must conduct critical analysis of these data. Right After this you are able to highlight array of problems that you imagine usually are not disclosed, certainly not discovered at this moment, require further study, etc.…

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Added by Paul on May 11, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Preschooler Parenting: The Perfect Game Plan for You

A child’s Wonder Years, ages 3 to 5, are full of excitement as the child starts to explore and learn. During this time, the preschoolers learn how to interact with other children and how to think and control their bodies and minds.

keep preschoolers happy and properly developing

Here are some preschool parenting tips to help parents frame a game plan for how to deal with their preschoolers.

Structure…

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Added by Dorothy Hastings on May 11, 2016 at 6:00am — No Comments

Effective Steps Are Necessary To Prevent Drop Out From Online Courses

E-learning has abetted millions to attain skills and knowledge that has helped them to grow personally and professionally. From the remote place, one can enrol to institutes of their choice to take online courses and steer their career to success. Online schools offer the quality education which underpins their skills to match the job market trends and demands.…

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Added by Mark William on May 10, 2016 at 5:01am — 1 Comment

It's not always about the Open Bar.

Tali Horowitz invited a bunch of DOE nerds as her guests to the Common Sense Media Awards Dinner. The awards were for everyone who works hard to provide a safe environment for children to use technology. It was a lovely evening; we hobnobbed with big donors, caught up with friends, and had a nice evening out. What really inspired me was the message of the evening. We are playing defense for the small people who are…

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Added by Eileen Lennon on May 6, 2016 at 2:05pm — No Comments

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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 launched this month. Meet Emma, a self-learning authorship recognition tool that will revolutionize the world of education and academic writing. Everyone is welcome to test its beta version here http://emmaidentity.com/, just leave a request and you won't be disappointed. Has anyone already heard about…See More
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Wrapping up another year

I teach sixth grade, so I will be saying goodbye to my students in about a week. I'll see them in the hallways, but it won't be the same. They'll never be in my classroom again. That's weird to think about right now, when all I do is see them.It has me wondering; did I serve them as best I could? Did I impart all the wisdom I could into their little brains? Did I ignite a spark, or reaffirm a defeatist attitude?I have to be honest, there are some kids I won't miss. You know the kids I'm talking…See More
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September 29, 2017 all day
We will work together to define and help shape the changing university! Join OLC in Tucson for engaging speakers and dynamic discussions revolving around the topics of virtual and augmented reality, gameful learning, access to education, and the future of education. Presentations will be followed by facilitator-led discussions to allow participants to delve into each topic in greater detail.See More
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How to Enhance your Influencer Marketing?

What is Influencing Marketing?Influencer marketing is a kind of advertising that underscore on utilizing key pioneers to drive your image’s message to the loftier market, instead of promoting straightforwardly to a substantial gathering of purchasers.To put in simple words, influencer marketing is just the activity of advancing and offering items or administrations through influencers who have the ability to affect the character of a brand.Why is Influencing Marketing Important Today?Though…See More
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"You are correct which makes this a even more sad situation. It can easily be said that the students with disabilities who are included in the general education classrooms do receive the same level of technology as their non-disabled peers. However,…"
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