WIth so many people going online for degrees in addition to those who take traditional classes in school, I am not sure how much advanced counseling they are receiving about their career path choice and/or course selections so this would be a great article to read before enrolling.Trends are changing and even someone who earned an undergraduate degree in the last five years might have an incorrect assumption about the benefits of the Master's Degree they are considering and the new job possibilities.A Master's Degree requires time and money so it pays to do your homework on this.
"Recently, on the Free Technology for Teachers Facebook page someone asked for suggestions for math resources for grades 7-12. That covers a broad range of topics in math, but I've done my best to cobble together a list of resources that I think will help middle school and high school math teachers and their students. I have not included the obvious option of Khan Academy."
"Is the human brain wired to easily receive, digest, and process visual content quicker than it is the case with content coded textually? Stats from 3M Corporation and Zabisco indicate that 90% of information transmitted to the brain is visual and that visuals are processed 60,000X faster than text. No wonder we all crave infographics and tend to retain information and data learned from them much more longer than when you read a text.
There are also a host of excellent web-based tools that you can use to create and share infographics and this list outlines some of the most popular ones out there.
I have also recently come across a wonderful post from Diana Adams in which she featured 8 types of inforgahics . I invite you to check them below and share with us what you think of them"
Studying online doesn't have to mean being isolated behind a computer screen – there are plenty of ways to connect with your coursemates and tutors (RT @UBC_CTLT: News Item:Can virtual classrooms beat face-to-face interaction?
"I love the fact that the iPad can be used to assess student understanding instantly. I think these Quiz and Poll apps actually give the students the power to direct lessons as opposed to teachers making assumptions about where their kids are at in their learning. Below is a list of apps that allow teachers to create and hold a quiz or poll in their class. A great way to start a lesson to ensure you pitch the lesson at the right level or even to use as a exit poll. Find one that suits you and your students."
As a parent, do you teach you children and encourage them to take risks, to think creatively, to try things and to get back up when they fall or make mistakes? Do you foster the spirit of entrepreneur in your home? What can we do better to bring this into our schools?
"Google is certainly one of the most powerfully smart search engines out there. I underscore "smart" as being the most distinctive feature that sets Google apart from the crowd. Being smart here means that it has the computational capacities to not only understand your search query but to also predict it based on the first term you type in. Being smart also means that it works like a Swiss knife: it can be used as a word dictionary, currency converter, calculator and many more and right from the search box."
Airlines tap business with special deals, higher incentives Business Standard Passengers must cancel the ticket before departure and submit a letter from the embassy stating that visa has been rejected in order to claim full refund, the airline...
Lori Wilk's insight:
Airlines respond to lower travel demand by offering incentives to increase business so if you're ready to travel there are opportunities to save money taking advantage of these incentives#travel
Gadsden State Community College’s Office of eLearning celebrated National Distance Learning Week with several events and contests for students and faculty to recognize and celebrate the growth and accomplishments of distance learning.
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