Give your students the opportunity to publish their work to a larger audience, and ignight their interest in writing well! Particularly in genre such as fiction, poetry, and areas of self expression, students need more than their audience of one (you).
Here is a simple means for sharing beyond you; and if they solicit feedback, they can improve their writing and perhaps find an untapped outlet for self expression!
VIPKid recruits teachers through referrals and social media and gets 10,000 to 20,000 applications a month. Prospective hires are tested and screened and about one out of every 10 applicants are approved, Mi says. Successful ones take VIPKid's training courses for about a week and need to pass a final test before starting work. They're not required to have degrees in education, but do need a bachelor's degree and some teaching experience.
This is an excellent way to provide simple, short, and just in time reinforcement teaching of challenging topics. I checked out the statistics explanation for variables and found it perfect for my research course.
You're sure to find some that you can use as 'out of class' lessons or refreshers.
It makes it easier to think during class—and I'm doing less busy work. Stephanie is just one of the 950 students at Sammamish High School in Seattle who have taken wholeheartedly to Microsoft OneNote along with their teachers. Across the country in Ohio, teachers gave their students "blizzard bags" when schools got closed for bad weather. These…
Within this article is a short video on how to use Onenote to do research on the web. Talk about saving time! If you're like me, when you're doing exploratory research it's easy to lose yourself in the reading and forget the main reason you're there! Onenote helps me save what I'm doing without losing my 'flow'.
Did you ever click the bright red "New" button inside your Google Drive? Google Drawings isn't at the forefront of tools. The limelight is reserved for Docs, Sheets, and Slides. But let's do a reawakening of sorts and click on More to go to the "neglected" siblings. We have seen the usefulness of Google Forms. It's time…
Mobile Learning is the perfect platform for Micro-Learning, a relatively new concept in teaching complex or voluminous materials. The key is to leverage the principles of Mobile Learning by engaging student using targeted outcomes clustered in manageable pieces.
Mobile Learning allows the student to engage with the content virtually anywhere, and when constructed well, they are able to engaged almost any time.
Another excellent use of technology in and out of the classroom!
"We did what others could not do, and went where they would not; our uniforms were ACU's and we were SoldierCops."
Whether you're transitioning from ACU's to corporate gray, or from the boardroom to the classroom - you'll find some useful insights here! Check them out and leave a comment! Remember, every job is temporary.
Want to hear the full panel? Check out the latest episode of the EdSurge On Air podcast here.The classroom. Since the 1950s, the setup of your average second, sixth or tenth grade classroom hasn’t changed all that much. Desks lined up, students facing forward, teacher up at the front giving a lect
I've long believed that the power in the classroom can be more equitably distributed through the simple arrangement of classroom furniture. When we move desk and chairs into a horseshoe or semi-circle configuration, we share the responsibility for content examination.
The teacher is still the teacher, but the focus is more on information understanding and less on content delivery. I think that used in conjunction with some ideas and comments shared in this interview, we can authentically modernize teaching and learning.
Can the way you take notes change your life? I think so. Microsoft thinks so, too. And young Kyle Madinger proves this for Microsoft's note taking tool with his success story from Canada. In OneNote Hero: A Student Success Story, he is the hero who goes from struggling homeschooler to classroom success. Every Frodo needs a…
For anyone who's been disenchanted by Evernote's recent changes - Microsoft OneNote has been may be a good alternative. Both applications have been around since 2007, so they've withstood the test of time, so reliability isn't as much a consideration.
Perhaps these tips will help you decide whether or not you'll switch or simply pay Evernote a few more $$ to continue using it.
Although the use of Crime Analysts for statistics collection is well known, Law Enforcement agencies are now taking action on the actionable intelligence generated from the statistical analysis.
Police Patrol Distribution plans and asset/resource allocations now include recommendations from the Crime Analyst. Although some of the 'old school' officers still tend to reject technology in general, and intelligence analysis, fewer do so out of hand. Particularly when they note the successes...the results speak for themselves.
GHO4EDU is a collection of GHO that anyone can replicate. The idea is to demonstrate what others have already successfully done, then incorporate the best parts into your own GHO.
Of particular interest to faculty is the professional development GHO, where you can envision taking HR mandatory training up a notch! Further, connecting peer to peer across the spectrum of your specific discipline is a great way to initiate and then foster collaboration and professional networking.
How do colors affect us when we buy things? The latest research reveals the science of colors in marketing and how to use it for your advantage:
The science of colors... It's well known that we are visual creatures. Studies have shown that we rely more on what we see, than what we hear, smell, touch,, or taste in most instances. This is probably why we make snap decisions about our food, based on what it looks like.
We we do the same with cars, animals, and even other people. Have you ever wondered whether there was a scientific way to effect people's choices based on colors? If so, then you need to check out this article, but specifically the infographic regarding colors and how they translate to most people.
Sharing your scoops to your social media accounts is a must to distribute your curated content. Not only will it drive traffic and leads through your content, but it will help show your expertise with your followers.
How to integrate my topics' content to my website?
Integrating your curated content to your website or blog will allow you to increase your website visitors’ engagement, boost SEO and acquire new visitors. By redirecting your social media traffic to your website, Scoop.it will also help you generate more qualified traffic and leads from your curation work.
Distributing your curated content through a newsletter is a great way to nurture and engage your email subscribers will developing your traffic and visibility.
Creating engaging newsletters with your curated content is really easy.