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India's number one website for e-learning

India's number one website for e-learning | 2tion | Scoop.it
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2tion.com have more number of student tutor engagement than any other website.

 

 

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Why Finland's schools are top-notch

Why Finland's schools are top-notch | 2tion | Scoop.it
Pasi Sahlberg says America can learn from Finland, which has one of the leading education systems in the world.
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E-tutoring companies are raking in the moolah

E-tutoring companies are raking in the moolah | 2tion | Scoop.it
With the $8-b industry poised to touch $50b by 2020, firms are in a frenzy to expand
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 According to estimates, online education is already an $8-billion industry in India, and is poised to grow to $50 billion by 2020. There are 100-150 start-ups already operating in this space.

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Students find tutors through online service

Students find tutors through online service | 2tion | Scoop.it
Whether you're a student in need of tutoring, or skilled in a certain subject looking to make some extra cash, both have found WyzAnt to meet those needs.
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the summer is the best time to make sure students stay ahead of subjects they need extra help with during the school year.

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Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children's Executive Functioning

Study: Too Many Structured Activities May Hinder Children's Executive Functioning | 2tion | Scoop.it
Children who decide for themselves how to spend their time have more highly-developed executive function, according to a new study. And those children will go on to be healthier, wealthier, and more socially stable throughout their lives.
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Children with higher executive function will be healthier, wealthier, and more socially stable throughout their lives.

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E-Learning for the Progressive University

E-Learning for the Progressive University | 2tion | Scoop.it
What are the problems behind comparatively low implementation of e-learning systems at universities? Check out what progressive universities do.
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The education sector continues to experience the culture change phenomenon, in which the old players seem to argue against e-learning. They blame it for being cumbersome and fussy. 

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Six Reasons Why Online Tutoring Is Exceptional

Six Reasons Why Online Tutoring Is Exceptional | 2tion | Scoop.it
Cyber tutoring is still a "sexy" idea for many people. This new technology is intriguing and enticing to many who feel the traditional system is not working. There are those who feel strongly that ...
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Online  Tutoring  is the wave of the future and an exceptional learning program. Online Reading Tutor keeps up to the standards taught in the best schools today

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Make 2014 Your Year: 24 Stats & Tips to Boost Your eLearning Strategy

Make 2014 Your Year: 24 Stats & Tips to Boost Your eLearning Strategy | 2tion | Scoop.it
Effective learning doesn’t require expensive technology and elaborated training sessions. It doesn’t even demand the impossible from you, the course
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Effective learning doesn’t require expensive technology and elaborated training sessions.

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The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs | 2tion | Scoop.it
Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.
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Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school...

Mana.bo wants to shake up the $10 billion Japanese cram school... | 2tion | Scoop.it
Tokyo-based online education startup Mana.bo is aiming to disrupt Japan’s deeply entrenched juku market by moving lessons online.
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Students simply take a photo of a problem and send it to available tutors, who receive a notification on their mobile device. Tutors check the problem and let the student know they’re available to help. Once the student selects a tutor, they can can then initiate a voice or text chat with a virtual whiteboard. Handwriting strokes appear on the student’s smartphone, tablet, or PC screen in real time.

 

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Google has turned learning on its head – it’s time we caught up | Tutorhub Blog

Google has turned learning on its head – it’s time we caught up | Tutorhub Blog | 2tion | Scoop.it
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The internet offers more opportunities for learning than ever before. Knowledge – and those with the experience and wisdom to bring that knowledge to life 

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Choosing a tutor for your child: tips for parents

Choosing a tutor for your child: tips for parents | 2tion | Scoop.it
Valley Catholic School counselor Joe Bernard and InstaEdu.com CEO Alison Johnston Rue share their advice.
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Parents and students often don’t think to talk to teachers about tutoring, or think they can’t, but the classroom teacher is often the one who knows exactly why a student is having trouble

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What the World’s Biggest Websites Looked Like at Launch

What the World’s Biggest Websites Looked Like at Launch | 2tion | Scoop.it
It's hard to imagine that the treasured websites we all use today were at one point just scribbles on a piece of paper.
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“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth...not going all the way, and not starting.”

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Get schools out of the 1890s

Get schools out of the 1890s | 2tion | Scoop.it
Newt Gingrich says now is the time to experiment with learning that combines teachers and digital resources like the Khan Academy
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Teachers lecture, students sit and some listen. Class happens at the same time, with the same material, and at the same pace for everyone. This is an 1890s model of education -- teaching to the "average" student, rather than the individual.

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Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research

Homework: An unnecessary evil? … Surprising findings from new research | 2tion | Scoop.it
A new study on the academic effects of homework offers not only some intriguing results but also a lesson on how to read a study -- and a reminder of the importance of doing just that: reading studies (carefully) rather than relying on summaries by journalists or even by the researchers themselves. Alfie Kohn explains.
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Online marketplace for home tutors flipClass raises under $250K via LetsVenture | VCCircle

Online marketplace for home tutors flipClass raises under $250K via LetsVenture | VCCircle | 2tion | Scoop.it
The startup claims to have over 1,500 tutors and 500 students.
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flipClass claims to have more than 1,500 tutors and 500 students in subjects like mathematics and science for classes 1-12, as well as for languages like Hindi, English, Spanish and French. While most of its customers are parents of school going children, some of them are adults looking to learn new languages.

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How Students Adapt to Online Learning - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

How Students Adapt to Online Learning - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | 2tion | Scoop.it
A great edtech infographic showing how students adapt to online learning, which courses they take, how well they perform and what colleges can do for its betterment.
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Online learning and online education is picking up across the globe in various ways. But with the reckless changes in institutionalized learning, reservations and lack of seats at most reputed universities, online courses is fast turning into a plausible

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Why Microlearning is HUGE and how to be a part of it - eLearning Industry

Why Microlearning is HUGE and how to be a part of it - eLearning Industry | 2tion | Scoop.it
Why has Microlearning has blown up recently? Check this article to find out plus 5 Microlearning Commandments To Create You Own Microlearning!
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Focus on just one learning objective so the learner will know exactly what they need to focus on to ensure knowledge is transferred

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India’ll have 500 Million Tablet Users in 5 Yrs: Datawind CEO

India’ll have 500 Million Tablet Users in 5 Yrs: Datawind CEO | 2tion | Scoop.it
HYDERABAD: With the growing demand for digital learning across the country, the market for tablet computers is likely to rise exponentially, Suneet Singh Tuli, ...
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“Currently, 4 million tablet users are being added to the lot of tablet users in the country. That means, in less than five years one can expect 70-time increase in the reach. This scenario is no less than that of mobile phone user base expansion in the country,” 

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10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones In the Classroom Infographic | e-Learning Infographics

10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones In the Classroom Infographic | e-Learning Infographics | 2tion | Scoop.it
The 10 Exciting Ways to Use Mobile Phones In the Classroom Infographic presents 10 tips to create a conducive learning environment with the use of mobility.

Via Luísa Lima, Mark E. Deschaine Ph.D., Dean J. Fusto, Dennis T OConnor
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Utilizar los celulares en el aula de manera inteligente.

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These are great ideas to make BYOD work every day. 

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Practical & effective suggestions that would work in a classroom or other learning situations.

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This is the difference between ‘projects’ and ‘project-based learning’ – Daily Genius

This is the difference between ‘projects’ and ‘project-based learning’ – Daily Genius | 2tion | Scoop.it
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One of the more exciting ways teachers are engaging students these days is through the use of ‘projects’ where students are assigned a task that they typically complete with the help of classmates. They create a proposal, plan, and execute the project with varying levels of success.
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DataWind, makers of Aakash tablet, plans $28 million IPO

DataWind, makers of Aakash tablet, plans $28 million IPO | 2tion | Scoop.it
DataWind has grabbed headlines in recent years as the maker of the world's cheapest tablet device.
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Benefits of online tutoring: what the research says | Tutorhub Blog

Benefits of online tutoring: what the research says | Tutorhub Blog | 2tion | Scoop.it
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 Many can see the benefit to their homework and that they feel more confident doing this work now they’ve taken the time to sit down with someone.

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13 modern challenges today’s school tech leaders face | eSchool News | eSchool News | 2

What are the modern challenges faced by school technology leaders today, and are they the same as the ones faced just a few years ago?
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Tute Raises 'Significant' Funding for Small Group Online Tutoring (EdSurge News)

Tute Raises 'Significant' Funding for Small Group Online Tutoring (EdSurge News) | 2tion | Scoop.it
TUTE: UK startup, Tute, announced on its blog that it has closed "a significant investment" from Leaf Investments, a Dublin, Ireland-based early stage investment firm that focuses on edtech. Existing investor, Holidaybreak Plc also participated in the round, but terms of the deal were not disclos
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Parent Teacher Communication Essential For Best Online Tutoring

Parent Teacher Communication Essential For Best Online Tutoring | 2tion | Scoop.it
This time last year I wouldn't have considered using these kinds of extra curricular tutoring, but my experience with Maths Doctor and the interview here made me wonder how my other children may also benefit from it in different areas.
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