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One great man - John B. Sparks once created a great Histomap of the Whole Word History in one picture. This map spread the world with lightning speed, so I think it is a reason why John continued to do such a "boring" (for someone) job.
If you are studying biology at college, you may no more believe in evolution theory which was told to you in school. But anyway, your…Continue
Added by Julius Saunders on September 28, 2015 at 8:27am — No Comments
Over the many years that #Edchat has been engaging educators, one topic that always generates a huge amount of interest, based on comments, is the faculty meeting. Teachers are required to attend the faculty meetings that administrators are required to hold and very few are happy with the results. The only upside is that with each meeting a check may be placed in the box for attending.
Technology may be a way to update the tired model of the faculty meeting. Email for the faculty may…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on September 21, 2015 at 4:33pm — No Comments
Online education has the ability of going beyond. It is a powerful method to empower the students in a new way enabling them towards a newer future with brighter aspects. The students are motivated and are stuck more to education because of its interesting features. With online education, our civilisation is witnessing the first ray of light of the dawn of the new age. Its capacity is well understood when we witness how it is helping the students with disabilities to dive deeper into the sea…Continue
One Education Twitter chat that precedes all others is #Edchat. It was founded July 30, 2009 and has run continuously ever since. For those who are not Twitter chat savvy, a Twitter chat originally was a discussion that uses a specific hashtag to conduct a real-time chat on a specific subject. Of course education chats are education-specific. Typically, they run about an hour in length and are running on set periodic…Continue
Added by Thomas Whitby on September 18, 2015 at 1:26pm — No Comments
This is the most common question, I observed the students usually have. We all know how to learn math, but what has to be done for learning math according to the common core standards. It’s quite organized once you follow it. Common core standards have been introduced for each grade, they…Continue
We are now better than fifteen years into the 21st Century and educators are still discussing what role technology plays in education. The fact of the matter is no matter what educators, who are mostly products of a 20th Century education, think, our students today will need to be digitally literate in their world in order to survive and thrive. Digital Literacy is a 21st Century skill, but therein lies the rub. Most of our educators have been educated with a…Continue
Spartacus wasn’t an accredited leader. He hadn’t read any leadership books. He hadn’t been on a leadership development programme. He didn’t even have a leadership…Continue
Added by Joyce Matthews on September 1, 2015 at 7:35am — No Comments
The right teaching job can make a world of difference to your career, not to mention the impact it will allow you to make on the lives of your potential students.
Before you can secure the job of your dreams, you may want to identify a plan of action that will help you build a strategy that will ensure your success at securing your ideal teaching…Continue
Added by Sophie Brown on September 1, 2015 at 4:30am — No Comments